Award Winning Author


Jane’s professional writing career began in 1994 with the publication of the award-winning Going by the Book, a memoir about teaching high school English in New Haven Connecticut in the Sixties. In 1999 she gave readers The “M” Word, the first mystery in the Bel Barrett Mystery Series which chronicles the sleuthing of a menopausal community college English prof. Her award-winning historical mystery, The Bones and the Book, published in 2012, is set in Seattle’s Jewish community during the Gold Rush and in 1965.

Going by the BookThe M WordThe Bones and the Book