Mignon F. Ballard is the author of several acclaimed mysteries. Her latest series features revered first grade teacher, Miss Dimple Kilpatrick, during the years of World War II.
This follows seven books in the popular series featuring guardian angel, Augusta Goodnight. Mignon's other books include Raven Rock, Cry at Dusk, Deadly Promise (reprinted as HOW STILL WE SEE THEE LIE), The Widow's Woods, Final Curtain, The War in Sallie's Station - a novel about growing up in World War II - and The Christmas Cottage, an inspirational Christmas fantasy.
Mignon also wrote Aunt Matilda's Ghost, an award-winning novel for young readers, and the script and lyrics of Bandstand Tales, a musical play based on the history of Fort Mill, SC. A native of Calhoun, GA, Mignon returned to her hometown in June of 2013 after the death of Gene, her husband of over 55 years. In addition to volunteering in the community, she enjoys spending time with family and friends and plans to begin work on a new novel.
A graduate of the University of Georgia with a degree in journalism, Mignon taught for several years with the Artists-in-the-Schools Project in S.C., and when time permits, enjoys visiting classrooms and speaking to interested groups in the area.
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TALL TALES BOOKS... talk and signing... Sat., Oct. 1, 2:00 p.m. Toco Hill Shopping Center, Atlanta, GA
HARRIS ARTS CENTER... talk and signing... Sun., Nov. 13, 2:00 p.m. South Wall St., Calhoun, GA
DOGWOOD BOOKS... signing... Sat., Dec. 10, 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Broad St., Rome, GA
Look for the fifth in the Miss Dimple Kilpatrick series in August of 2016 when heavenly sleuth Augusta Goodnight joins Miss Dimple and friends to help solve the murder of a mysterious young woman in MISS DIMPLE AND THE SLIGHTLY BEWILDERED ANGEL.
HOW STILL WE SEE THEE LIE
....."Years before, three 12-year-old friends were inadvertently responsible for what they thought was a harmless childhood prank. Now, because of it, two of them are dead.
Someone in the small Georgia town of Harmony is guarding a treacherous secret that has lain dormant for twenty-three years. Recently widowed, young Molly Stonehouse is determined to bring it to light, as in the midst of holiday merrymaking, Christmas bells toll murder"......
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