Author Archives: Patricia Smith Wood

About Patricia Smith Wood

I am a mystery writer, and my first book in a series, The Easter Egg Murder, was published in February 2013 by Aakenbaaken & Kent. Murder on Sagebrush Lane, the second book in the series, is debuted Spring 2015. The third, Murder on Frequency, came out in December 2016. It won the NM/AZ Book Award for Best Cozy Mystery 2017. Murder at the Petroglyphs is in progress.

Dream or Reality? By Patricia Smith Wood

I assume most folks reading this blog are either writers, want-to-be writers, mystery fans, fans of writers in general, or someone who might be looking for a life. The dream of becoming a published writer can be a fun thing … Continue reading

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Why January Is NOT My Favorite Month!

Perhaps it’s because I was a summer baby—born in the high humidity and temperatures of Fort Worth, Texas, on an early summer morning in June. Maybe it’s because for the next month I’ll be writing checks and letters dated with … Continue reading

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Who IS this person?

If you’re asking yourself that question, I’d like to answer it for you. I am brand new to The Ladies of Mystery Blog. My name is Pat Wood. My pen name is Patricia Smith Wood, and I write the Harrie … Continue reading

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