Lisa Love Harris
Author of First Monday Murder, Lisa is a vintage journalist and gypsy spirit who juggles domestic goddessing with her passion for writing and collecting vintage treasures.
Lisa has more than 30 years of experience as a journalist/editor/writer and 17 years as owner of Garden Cat Vintage. As a journalist and freelance writer, Lisa has contributed feature articles for McKinney Magazine, The Dallas Morning News, and many other publications. First Monday Murder A Jimmie Rae Flea Market Mystery her first fiction work. She is currently working on the next book in the Jimmie Rae Flea Market Mystery series, VINTAGE MURDER.
Lisa was a dealer in Antique Company Mall (McKinney, TX) for 12 years prior to a move to WA. Since then she has set up her collection of vintage, Victorian, garden, and farmhouse goods and accoutrements at vintage markets and antique shows from Seattle, WA to Portland, OR, to Colorado City, TX. These nationally recognized vintage markets include: Funky Junk Sisters Junk Salvation, Plucky Maidens Junk Fest, Petticoats on the Prairie, 2nd Saturdayz, and Junk Hippy Roadshow. Now back home in Texas, Lisa continues to set up at vintage markets and to write her Flea Market Mystery adventures.
She's traveled many of the same blacktops as her protagonist, Jimmie Rae. Although thankfully there have been no dead bodies, there have been plenty of flea markets, road food, Texas blues, quirky characters and fabulous friends.
She lives with her 1981 prom date and husband of 31 years, their two teenagers, a slightly spoiled, but sweet dog, and spunky old cat. Lisa is a member of Sisters in Crime, SinC Guppies, Heart of TX SinC, Romance Writers of America, and Writers' League of TX.
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First Monday Murder
by Lisa Love Harris
Approx. 73,410 words.
Published on March 6, 2012.
Driven by her mantra of 'peace, love, and all the good stuff' and her junkin' addiction, Jimmie Rae cruises the Texas blacktops looking for vintage treasures and unique antiques. She gets more than she bargains for when she finds a stash of stolen goods in a junk store bathroom and then discovers a fellow antique dealer murdered at the flea market.
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