Maris Soule's books feature a variety of settings and situations, and often include horses and dogs, small towns, and strong female characters.
The P.J. Benson Mystery Series
Mystery and Romance Novelist
Most people in the town of Rivershore, Michigan view Mary Harrington as a quiet widow whose only oddity is she spends a lot of time at the gym. Her son thinks it's time for her to move into a retirement home.
A teenager is missing, and Officer Katherine Ward is assigned the case, never expecting it to parallel her own kidnapping experience seventeen years before. In Skagway, Alaska, the usual crimes faced by the police department’s small force are DUIs and missing bikes.
Poor Greg Lyon. He can’t tell Amy Fraser, the country doctor taking care of him while his broken ankle heals, that he’s the cartoonist who’s been drawing and publishing tirades against doctors, not while he’s confined to her house. To make matters worse, he’s starting to like this woman, even if she is a doctor.
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Award winning author, Maris Soule, has had 25 category romances published, her first being FIRST IMPRESSIONS, the giveaway book that introduced the Harlequin Temptation line in 1983. Over the years, she has written romances for Harlequin Temptation, Silhouette Romance, Silhouette Yours Truly and Bantam Loveswept and mysteries for Five Star/Gale/Cengage Learning. She has taught classes in English and on "Writing for Publication" at the community colleges in Battle Creek, Kalamazoo and South Haven. She has belonged to RWA since 1984 and helped start the Mid-Michigan RWA chapter, in which she's served as president, vice-president, treasurer and retreat chair. She's also a member of Authors Guild, Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. She is listed in several Authors and Writers Who's Who, and has spoken at conferences, libraries and to various groups around the country.