Mindy Mejia, Minnesota author, thriller writer

Mindy Mejia is the author of The Dragon Keeper and Everything You Want Me To Be. She writes what she likes to read: contemporary, plot-driven books that deliver both entertainment and substance. Watch for her next thriller, Leave No Trace, coming September 2018.

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Murder and Mayhem

Last weekend I went to my first Murder and Mayhem conference. If you were sober in Chicago on St. Patrick’s Day, this was absolutely the place to be. As a regular attendee of other writing conferences like Bouchercon and AWP, I’m always frustrated that I can’t be in five panels at once. There’s so much . . . 

ModernWell 2018 Readers and Writers Literary Conference

Today I had the opportunity to participate in the Readers and Writers Conference at ModernWell, the Twin Cities’ first women’s coworking space. The afternoon featured three keynote speakers, two breakout sessions with multiple craft and motivational panels, and lots of mingling with wine and appetizers in the building’s fresh and open gathering areas. It was . . . 

Duluth Library Fundraiser

Tickets are on sale now for the Duluth library fundraiser! Not only will there be appetizers, a cash bar, and a silent auction, but everyone in attendance will be entered into a drawing to become a character in my next book! (Characterization subject to author discretion—e.g., you might be the villain.)

Review: Behind Her Eyes

Behind Her Eyes by Sarah Pinborough My rating: 4 of 5 stars This book has been listed in my “Currently Reading” bucket for six months because I couldn’t decide how to review it. The twist ending lives up to the hype, to say the least. I finished it in the middle of the night and . . . 

Everything I Want To Be

I have a confession to make. The US title of my most recent book, EVERYTHING YOU WANT ME TO BE, might be more descriptive of me than it is of Hattie. Hattie Hoffman, our dangerous chameleon who becomes all things to all people, took on roles as it suited her whims until the consequences finally . . . 

Review: The Green Line

The Green Line by E.C. Diskin My rating: 5 of 5 stars A debut legal thriller that delivers. Abby Donovan is an associate at a prestigious law firm in Chicago working 80+ hour weeks on her quest to become partner, when she accidentally takes the Green Line train on her way home. Stranded in gritty . . . 

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