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Meg Mims

aka D E Ireland

Award-winning author Meg Mims writes historical mysteries - westerns, Edwardian, and cozy contemporaries, plus romance novellas set during the holidays.

Meg is one half of the writing team D.E. Ireland along with another award-winning author, Sharon Pisacreta, for the Eliza Doolittle & Henry Higgins mystery series. Book 1, WOULDN'T IT BE DEADLY, was an Agatha Award finalist for Best Historical Mystery of 2014. Book 2, MOVE YOUR BLOOMING CORPSE, begins at Ascot Racecourse. Book 3, GET ME TO THE GRAVE ON TIME will be out in fall of 2016..

Meg is thrilled to debut a cozy mystery series set in Southeast Michigan for Kensington Books, coming in 2017. Writing as MEG MACY, the series will feature a teddy bear shop and factory - book one is BEARLY DEPARTED and BEAR WITNESS TO MURDER will follow.

DOUBLE CROSSING won the prestigious Western Writers of America Spur Award for Best First Novel of 2012. DOUBLE OR NOTHING, the sequel, won the 2013 Laramie Award for Western Mystery. Meg also writes short stories for several anthologies for the Western Fictioneers and for Prairie Rose Publications.

Meg loves history, lighthouses, mystery and animals. Her contemporary romance novellas are: THE KEY TO THE HOLIDAYS, which includes THE KEY TO LOVE set around Valentine's Day and the sequel THE KEY TO CHRISTMAS; SANTA PAWS, SANTA CLAWS and HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS, which are set over the Christmas season and feature rescue dogs and cats.
   Santa Paws and Santa Claws (2013)
   A Cowboy's Brand (2014) (with Gail L Jenner, Kristy McCaffrey, Sarah J McNeal and Livia J Washburn)
   Love's First Touch Boxed Set (2015) (with Agnes Alexander, Sarah J McNeal, Karen Mihaljevich and Celia Yeary)
   A Mail-Order Christmas Bride (2015) (with Kathleen Rice Adams, Jesse J Elliot, Tanya Hanson, Cheryl Pierson, Jacquie Rogers, Patti Sherry-Crews and Livia J Washburn)
   A Cowboy Celebration (2015) (with Agnes Alexander, Linda Carroll-Bradd, Julia Daniels, Lorrie Farrelly, Angela Raines and Beverly Wells)