Mary Jane Clark has discovered that plotting murders has been very good for her health. She also claims that mystery and suspense writers are a bit like actual killers. When she spoke recently at Fairfield Library, she disclosed how a Martha Stewart book on wedding cakes and her own love of baking desserts led her to write her newest series of mystery thrillers she calls the Wedding Cake Mysteries. In "To Have and To Kill," her heroine Piper Donovan decorates wedding cakes and uncovers a corpse on the way to the reception and the happy ending.
Calling her efforts "Nancy Drew books for adults," pick up one of her thirteen novels to date for an excellent, fun and slightly scary read.