Mother’s Day Feature: Mother-Daughter Writing Team

Jena C. Henry is a writer, blogger, book reviewer, and bon vivant. Her goal is to make friends with everyone in the world. Jena enjoys reading new books and encouraging writers to be their best. Jena C. Henry holds a juris doctor degree from the University of Akron and practiced law and raised her family in tropical Ohio. Now retired, she writes novels, conducts writing workshops and enjoys good times with friends and family. Her fiction series, The Golden Age of Charli, spotlights the love and laughter of family life and retirement.

Happy Mothers Day to Writers

May is for Mothers! And their daughters! How many books have explored this intimate relationship- from the positives and joy of the mother/daughter relationship to the problems and even horrors of this close connection?

What if the mother and daughter are a writing team? How do they get along? In the case of Maureen K. Howard- splendidly! This mother-daughter writing team is crafting a hilarious, effervescent mystery series.  Hold on to your jet skis- their stories of sun and fun on Lake Erie will soon be your favorite reads!

Meet Maureen K. Howard

Maureen K. Howard is the pen name of mother/daughter writing partners, Maureen Kovach and Brigette Howard. Together they have created the Lake Erie Mysteries series set in and around the beautiful islands of their favorite summertime locale. They both live in Findlay, Ohio.

Maureen is retired from a long career as a high school English teacher and now focuses her time on spoiling her four granddaughters, spending summer weekends at the lake with her husband and their golden doodle, and making friends with fellow mystery writers and readers across the globe via social media. In addition to writing, Maureen enjoys sketching and coloring in her adult coloring books.

Brigette works full time managing multiple national restaurant franchises. She enjoys taking her charcoal lab on running adventures and spends her free time reading, gardening with her husband, cooking, and planning the perfect murder. Brigette also loves planning and hosting perfect parties for family and friends.

The first two books of the Lake Erie Mysteries series, Sunny Side Up and Deviled! are available for purchase on Amazon. Look for book three, Scrambled, coming soon. Learn more!

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