Linda S. Browning worked for the State of Michigan, Dept. of Mental Health for twenty years. Relocating to Tennessee in 1989, her career continued in the Social Work profession. She is the author of Leslie & Belinda Mysteries and Parlor Game Mysteries. She is also the author of a stand alone book, Pickett House, which was awarded five stars by Reader's Favorite. She is a first and second place winner in a short story contest published in Mystery Times Ten 2013 and Mystery Times 2015. She resides in a retirement community in Middle Tennessee with her husband of forty (plus) years and a thirty (plus) year old Amazon parrot.