L. C. Hayden


L. C. Hayden is the creator of the Harry Bronson series. To date, she has penned six mystery novels including, When Death Intervenes, her latest release which is garnishing great reviews. Why Casey Had to Die, an Agatha Award Finalist for Best Novel and a Pennsylvania Top 40 Pick, followed What Others Know, a Left Coast Crime nominee for the prestigious best mystery award. Hayden’s other mysteries are Where Secrets Lie, When Colette Died, and Who’s Susan? The books have made the Barnes & Noble Top Ten Bestseller List and have been featured on Oprah’s Online Reading Café.
Besides mysteries, Hayden is also the author of the WordWright Best Seller inspirational, nonfiction book When Angels Touch You, a spiritually uplifting book that deals with miracles and angels. Its sequel, Angels Around Us her newest work with a Dec. 2011 release date. WordWright also released Bell Shaped Flowers, an inspirational story along the lines of Hallmark Hall of Fame.
The Drums of Gerald Hurd, another Hayden release, is a horror novel that promises all the punch of a first-class horror story and the sensitivity of a romance.
Hayden also compiled and edited the 2010 Sisters in Crime edition of Breaking and Entering: the Road to Success.
Besides being an accomplished author, Hayden is a popular speaker in high demand. She has done workshop and school presentations, has spoken to clubs and organizations, and major cruise lines have hired her to speak about writing while cruising all over the world. From October 2006 to October 2007, Hayden hosted Mystery Writers of America’s only talk show, Murder Must Air.
Hayden, who taught high school English for twenty-six years, retired in May 2001. She currently teaches creative writing for the El Paso Community College’s Senior Adult Program.
Although she calls El Paso, Texas, her home, she and her husband spend a vast amount of time on the road in their motor home, promoting books, attending and speaking at conferences, or doing presentations.
Hayden holds a Master’s Degree in Creative Writing from the University of Texas at El Paso. She is member of Sisters in Crime, Heart of TX SinC, El Paso Writers League, and the Mesilla Valley Writers. She also enjoys being a member of Mystery Babes and DorothyL, Internet mystery discussion groups.
Besides writing, Hayden enjoys geo-caching, drawing, reading, traveling, Kayaking and scuba diving. In addition to her novels, Hayden has published non-fiction and poetry since 1975 in various magazines, periodicals, and newspapers. To date, she has sold over 400 pieces.

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The Drums of Gerald Hurd
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 62,650. Language: English. Published: December 11, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Horror » Ghost, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Psychological thriller
Gerald Hurd has the power to kill people by willing it so. It is Sheriff Allan Moore’s responsibility to get rid of Hurd. In so doing, Allan accidentally kills Hurd. Hurd’s spirit then returns to haunt those who had anything to do with his death.
Bell Shaped Flowers
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 24,380. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Visionary & metaphysical, Fiction » Coming of age
Bell Shaped Flowers is the emotional tale of a woman who had never truly given of herself to others...until tragedy struck and she was forced to inspect the inner workings of her heart. Peppered with realistic dialog and a variety of points of view, Bell Shaped Flowers takes the reader on an inspirational journey. toward forgiveness and change.
Why Casey Had to Die
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 61,510. Language: English. Published: December 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Hard-Boiled, Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
A retired cop, a cold case, and murder at a murder-mystery convention - what more could a mystery fan ask for?
When Angels Touch You
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,810. Language: English. Published: December 4, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » New Age » Angels & Fairies, Nonfiction » Inspiration » Spiritual inspiration
An inspirational, nonfiction book dealing with coincidences in life. Are they miracles or coincidences? You decide. The book has been described as heartwarming, inspiring, and tear jerking.
When Death Intervenes
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 73,100. Language: English. Published: December 2, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Linda’s husband was murdered. Someone threatens to kill her son unless she goes to Minnesota for some undisclosed reason. Bronson’s decision to aid Linda takes them on a journey built on a web of lies and a blatant impossibility. When Death Intervenes grabs the reader from the beginning. In this page turner, Hayden has created an intriguing plot that leaves the reader guessing to the very end.

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