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DeSmet Dame Moonstone

First-Degree Fudge

Cozy Mystery

New candy store owner Ava Oosterling specializes in making heavenly homemade fudge and fresh starts. But she’s just found out that her newest flavor is to die for….

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Book 1, The Fudge Shop Mystery Series

Christine DeSmet is a novelist, screenwriter, and writing teacher at University of Wisconsin-Madison. Her new cozy mystery series, The Fudge Shop Mystery Series, set in Door County, Wisconsin, is now available with the first book, FIRST-DEGREE FUDGE, in paperback and electronic formats. HOT FUDGE FRAME-UP, Book 2, will be released June 3, 2014 and FIVE-ALARM FUDGE, Book 3, TBA. Her first novel, a romantic suspense called SPIRIT LAKE, is an award-winning, best-selling novel available now from Mundania Press.

In the film world, she co-authored with Peggy Williams and Bob Shill a true-story film script "Chinaware-Fragile," which is a past winner of the Slamdance Film Festival writing contest and was optioned by New Line Cinema. With Peggy, Christine has optioned other projects. She's a fellowship graduate of the Warner Bros. Sitcom Writers Workshop, and member of Sisters in Crime, Mystery Writers of America, Wisconsin Screenwriters Forum, Romance Writers of America, and Writers Guild of America, East. She has a bachelor's and master's degree in journalism from UW-Madison and grew up on a farm near Barneveld, WI.

Christine had a romantic mystery novella in THE OBJECT OF ROMANCE ANTHOLOGY, Stolen Pleasures, published by the now defunct Beacon Books. THE OBJECT OF ROMANCE ANTHOLOGY was nominated for a 2007 CAPA (anthology category). Click on the Books & Awards button below to purchase any of Christine's books.

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