Thes were both my favorite authors. I have read enjoy their books. My reviews of their books can be found by using the search button on blog. Betty
The cozy community suffered another loss last week with the passing of Jim Lavene. About 6 months ago, Joyce Lavene passed away. This dynamic writing team will be missed very much by all cozy readers. Our thoughts and prayers go out to their family and friends. We can honor them, remember them and keep their legacy alive whenever we read one of their great books.
Joyce and Jim Lavene wrote award-winning, bestselling mystery and urban fantasy fiction as themselves, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant. Their first mystery novel, Last Dance, won the Master’s Choice Award for best first mystery novel in 1999. Their romance, Flowers in the Night, was nominated for the Frankfurt Book Award in 2000.
They had written and published more than 70 novels for Harlequin, Penguin, Amazon, and Simon and Schuster that are sold worldwide. They had also published hundreds of non-fiction articles for national and…
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