Category Archives: Paty Jager

Every Event is a Learning Experience by Paty Jager

December 3rd I had the privilege of attending a 75 author signing event that had been held for 50 years at the Oregon Historical Society building in downtown Portland, Oregon. I was hesitant to send in an application when I … Continue reading

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Brainstorming another Series by Paty Jager

Besides loving thinking up ways to kill people and how to fool readers about who did it, I love coming up with a new series and characters. That’s where I’m at now. I have three more Shandra Higheagle Mystery books … Continue reading

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Holiday Reads or Not? by Paty Jager

I’m not one of those people who has to buy every romance or mystery book that deals with a holiday. In fact, over the 50+ years that I’ve been a reader,  I’ve had one Nora Roberts set of romance books … Continue reading

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I Love Writing Mysteries Except… by Paty Jager

I’ve been working on the next Shandra Higheagle book. It will be book #9 and it is set around Halloween.  On top of it being book #9 and a bit of a Halloween setting, it will have an orange cat … Continue reading

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Modus Operandi by Paty Jager

Modus Operandi: Noun – is someone’s habits of working, particularly in the context of business or criminal investigations, but also more generally. It is a Latin phrase, approximately translated as method or mode of operation. This is where I’m at … Continue reading

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Killing Off a Series by Paty Jager

I’ve been contemplating when to end my Shandra Higheagle Mystery series. Book eight, Fatal Fall, released recently. Book nine is in the planning stages, and I feel I could get another five or six books out before the story/characters go … Continue reading

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Shiny new release! by Paty Jager

This is late! I wrote it and thought I’d scheduled the post to go live yesterday, but no, it was still in my folder. So, after a day delay, here is my post! The 8th book of my Shandra Higheagle … Continue reading

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