Widget #12 - Lois LavrisaLois Lavrisa, recognized as a finalist in the 2013 Eric Hoffer Award, writes Mystery with a Twist. Her first mystery LIQUID LIES was an Amazon top 100 bestseller.

Her new cozy mystery series, THE CHUBBY CHICKS CLUB is about sassy southern sleuths, set in Savannah, Georgia. DYING FOR DINNER ROLLS, book #1, became an Amazon Kindle top 100 bestseller, and was a 2104 Georgia Author of the year Fiction novel nominee. DYING FOR DINNER ROLLS was awarded the silver medal in the 2014 Readers Choice awards. Book #2 MURDEROUS MUFFINS is the latest in the series, and was released in October 2014. HOMICIDE BY HAMLET, book #3 will be published in mid 2015. The final two books in the series, KILLING WITH KINGS book #4 and PUZZLED BY PURPLE book #5 will be released in 2015.

Growing up on the south-side of Chicago provided her with an abundance of story ideas. Earning her Master and Bachelor of Science in journalism and Communication with minor in Public Relations-provided ample opportunity to get a ton of writing experience. After college she wrote training programs for a Fortune 500 Company and taught many years as an adjunct professor. Her 15 minutes of “fame” came when she was Professional cheerleader for the NBA Chicago Bulls. She’s been married to her aerospace husband Tom for over 24 years and they have four children- two sons and two daughters (and two cats who think they are her kids.) While juggling her and her children’s packed schedules, she often daydreams about escaping to the beach with a glass (or two or three) of Riesling and a great book, fantastic friends, and loads of laughter.