Deborah Brown is an award winning and Amazon bestselling author of the popular Paradise series. The Florida Keys mysteries are "great as stand-alone reads, but they're like chips . . . you won't be able to devour just one!"

There's nothing she likes more than a strawberry-lemonade in summer. Favorite activity: Filling her pockets with seashells. An avid rule follower when eating Animal Cookies: Broken ones get eaten first, match up the rest, duplicates next, line them up favorite to not, least favorite go first.

The Gulf of Mexico is her home, which she shares with two ungrateful rescue cats, and where Mother Nature takes out her bad attitude in the form of hurricanes.