L. A. NOBLE is the author of the Max and Michelle mystery novels ABOUT TIME ALREADY and BUILT TO ORDER.
Born in Iowa, Lou Ann Noble raised her two children in Central Illinois after graduating from Illinois State University with degrees in Mathematics and Psychology.
Series crime-solving duo Max and Michelle are from fictional Blessington, Illinois. They use their common sense and computer analysis skills to solve crimes. Lou Ann understands them well. She spent nearly 35 years working for a Bloomington, Illinois insurance company in various computer departments.
ABOUT TIME ALREADY character Jenny Masters is from New Attica, a fictional small town. Lou Ann grew up in Iowa where most towns are small towns.
BUILT TO ORDER character Amber McMillan is from a fictional farming family. Lou Ann is proud to be a member of real Iowa farm families.
Amber and Brandy are thirty-year-old identical twins with opposite personalities. Undisciplined Brandy uses responsible Amber’s identity as she looks for adventure and finds trouble at every turn. Amateur sleuths Max and Michelle find themselves immersed in another suspenseful mystery when one of the twins is found murdered in Amber’s new home and their attractive, estranged Uncle Russell arrives.
Meet amateur sleuths Max and Michelle. Theirs is an unconventional thirty year romantic relationship that includes adventure and some creative crime solving. Their friend Jenny needs help. She is being threatened, blamed, and framed for blackmail and murder in seemingly picture-perfect small town New Attica, Illinois where too many secrets have been buried so close to the surface for far too long.