For Food, Fun & Profit
Penny Warner has
published over 60 books for both adults and children. Her first mystery series
featuring Connor Westphal, a deaf reporter in the California Gold
Country, won a Macavity Award for Best First Mystery, and was nominated for an
Agatha and an Anthony Award. Books in the series include, DEAD BODY LANGUAGE,
SIGN OF FOUL PLAY, and RIGHT TO REMAIN SILENT. All on Kindle.
Her other mystery series
features event planner, Presley Parker, and is set in the San Francisco
Bay Area. HOW TO HOST A KILLER PARTY, offers a wedding on Alcatraz, HOW TO CRASH
A KILLER BASH, features a Murder Mystery Party at the de Young Museum, HOW TO
SURVIVE A KILLER SÉANCE, presents a Séance Party at the Winchester Mystery
House, and HOW TO PARTY WITH A KILLER VAMPIRE is set in Colma, the City of
Souls. HOW TO DINE ON KILLER WINE offers a mystery in the Napa Wine Country.
Her middle-grade mystery,
CODE BUSTERS CLUB: SECRET OF THE SKELETON KEY, was nominated for an Agatha
Best Juvenile Mystery Award. It features four kids who solve a mystery by
cracking codes in each chapter. The second book in the series, CODE BUSTERS: THE
HAUNTED LIGHTHOUSE, is set on Alcatraz.
Her non-fiction book, THE
OFFICIAL NANCY DREW HANDBOOK, was nominated for an Agatha Award.
She writes a column for the
local newspaper on family life in the Valley, creates fund-raising murder
mystery events for libraries across the country, and teaches child development
at Diablo Valley College.
Come out and support Penny in
September. She will be selling & signing books including her new releases. #3
book in her Code Busters series “Mystery of the Pirate’s Treasure” in
paperback and the debut novel for her new food festival mystery series “Death
of a Crabby Cook”
***Here’s a “taste:” Meet Darcy Burnett, downsized restaurant critic, as she
helps her eccentric Aunt Abby in her food truck at the San Francisco Seafood
Festival…until murder ensues…