Eleanor Kuhns, a lifelong librarian, is the winner of the 2011 Mystery Writers of America/Minotaur Competition. Her first book, A Simple Murder, is a historical mystery set in 1795. Since then Minotaur has published Death of a Dyer. Her newest mystery, Cradle to Grave, will be released June 17, 2014.You can learn more about her on her website. Welcome Eleanor!
Mavens member Jenny Milchman has been nominated for the Simon & Schuster Mary Higgins Clark Award for her first book Cover of Snow. The winner will be announced during Edgars Week at the MWA’s Agents and Editors party on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. Congratulations and best of luck, Jenny!