Elsa Pendleton


Elsa Pendleton received her bachelor's degree from Oberlin College and her master's degree in library science from Louisiana State University. Her interest in the Owens Valley resulted from the many visits she and her husband made to the area while they lived in the Mojave Desert.

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Death by Chocolate
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 64,720. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Public libraries are supposed to be calm and peaceful places, but a murder can happen almost anywhere. When a corpse is discovered in Victoria Public Library's Conference Room, the library staff become suspects as well as potential victims. Set in the pre-Internet days of the mid-1980s, Death by Chocolate is a mystery and a nostalgic look behind the scenes of the library.
Pinyon Creek, California
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 86,870. Language: English. Published: January 14, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » Western & American frontier
The Los Angeles Aqueduct allowed the city of Los Angeles to grow and thrive, but what about the people living at the water's source in the Owens Valley of the Sierra Nevada? They saw Owens Lake vanish as their rivers dried while the big city took what it wanted. This fictional portrait of the Richardson family and their friends traces the conflict which continues to this day.

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