Brown, Rita Mae

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Bestselling author, Rita has written several series. Started in 1990, the Mrs. Murphy Mystery Series is still one of the most popular cozy mystery series.

Rita also writes the Foxhunting Mystery series which started in 2000 and takes place in Virginia. It features Jane "Sister" Arnold, an expert hunter and master of foxhounds for the Jefferson Hunt Club. Jane is seventy and now has to plan for her club's future and nominate a joint-master. She is the most powerful and revered woman in the county. Nothing gets past Jane.... not even murder.

Her newest series takes place in Nevada and is called the Mags & Baxter Mystery Series.

An Emmy-nominated screenwriter and a poet, Brown lives in Afton, Virginia.