Miriam Matthews


I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest but knew Alaska would be my heart's home as soon as I stepped off that plane way back in the early 1980's. I saw the mountains and that was it! I love all the things that make living in Alaska so appealing: fishing, flying, skiing, hunting and long winter nights. A pilot myself, many of my stories involve aviation, strong female characters and the cultures and legends of my wild, untamed Alaska. I believe strong female characters provide a rich backdrop for hot romance, and give young girls a sense of what women can really do! Initially, I began spinning romantic stories to add spice to a long distance relationship with my husband who was often stationed in remote locations around the state. It wasn’t long before the stories made their way to paper, and now our family includes all kinds of interesting characters that invade our daily conversations and cause a raised eyebrow or two in public places!
I write both romantic suspense and paranormal romance and enjoy weaving intricate plots with current events or cultural legends and myths. When I’m not writing, I can be found teaching women’s self defense seminars and martial arts, scuba diving in tropical locals, flying to meet my husband for a quick rendezvous in some romantic out-of-the-way spot, playing with graphic design… or just kicking back and enjoying this thing we call life.

Where to find Miriam Matthews online


The Ghost of Port Chicago
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 82,800. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2014. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
It all ended on a hot July evening in 1944 but that was just the beginning for one sailor and the woman he loved... But endings are often just new beginnings... Will Amee be doomed to spend eternity as THE GHOST OF PORT CHICAGO or can she find her love in time? This novel is a romantic paranormal/suspense set against the WWII historical disaster at Port Chicago and spanning seventy years.
The Good, the Bad, and the Bet
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 60,040. Language: English. Published: June 14, 2013. Category: Fiction » Romance » Historical
The day before Thanksgiving in 1971, a lone man wearing black sunglasses hijacked a NW Orient Airlines 727 bound for Seattle. His demand: $200,000.00 and four parachutes. He ended up with a place in history marked by more questions than answers. What really happened to the infamous DB Cooper? No one knows. Well... No one but me... because before he became DB Cooper, I became his wife.

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