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Abby Collette

A pseudonym used by Abby L Vandiver

Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Abby Collette loves a good mystery. Born and raised in Cleveland, it’s even a mystery to her why she has yet to move to a warmer place. Author of the two Southern cozy mystery series Logan Dickerson Mysteries featuring a second-generation archaeologist and a nonagenarian who is always digging up trouble, and the Romaine Wilder Mysteries, set in East Texas, it pairs a medical examiner and her feisty auntie who owns a funeral home and is always ready to solve a whodunnit. Abby spends her time writing, facilitating writing workshops at local libraries and spending time with her grandchildren, each of which are her favorite.

Abby is a member of Crime Writers of Color, and Sisters in Crime, National, Regional and Guppies Chapters.

Genres: Cozy Mystery
New Books
October 2022

Soul of a Killer
(Books & Biscuits Mystery, book 2)
Abby Collette recommends
To Fetch a Felon (2020)
(Chatty Corgi Mystery, book 1)
Jennifer Hawkins
"Charming...the adorable talking dog, Oliver, will steal your heart."
Killer Content (2021)
(Brooklyn Murder Mystery, book 1)
Olivia Blacke
"Cowboy boot-wearing Odessa Dean brings Southern sensibility to the Big Apple. Quirky characters, viral videos, books, beer and murder! An entertaining millennial tale."
Cold Snap (2021)
(Viking Cat Mystery, book 1)
Codi Schneider
"Charming. Witty. Fun. Bijou, the Viking cat, the narrator of Cold Snap, is a fearless feline who will capture reader's hearts and keep them entertained. Cat lovers will be delighted by Schneider's tale."
A Deadly Bone to Pick (2022)
Peggy Rothschild
"Smart. Fun. Furry! Murder abounds and clues are buried deep in this whodunit... It's doggone good!"
Death by Bubble Tea (2022)
(LA Night Market, book 1)
Jennifer J Chow
"Delightful! Death by Bubble Tea is a cozy culinary treat that will tingle your taste buds and satisfy your craving for mystery. Filled with culture, family and food, Chow has crafted a whodunit that will keep you guessing. A great start to a much anticipated new series!"
Photo Finished (2022)
(Snapshot of NYC Mystery, book 1)
Christin Brecher
"A cozy with a keen eye. With the click of a shutter, we're off to solve a whodunit that is clever with twists and turns galore. Brecher has a winner with this new series that will delight cozy mystery readers!"

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