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Beth lives in Colorado and writes adventurous mysteries set in the state's great outdoors.


Background Information

Beth Groundwater writes two mystery series, the Claire Hanover gift basket designer series and the Rocky Mountain Outdoor Adventures series starring whitewater river ranger Mandy Tanner. The first book in her Claire Hanover series, A REAL BASKET CASE, was released in hardcover in 2007 and will be re-released in trade paperback and ebook in November, 2011. The book garnered good reviews from Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, and other national reviewers and was nominated for the 2007 Best First Novel Agatha Award. The second book in the series, TO HELL IN A HANDBASKET, was released in hardcover in 2009, also to good reviews, and will be re-released in trade paperback and ebook in the fall of 2012. A third book is in the pipeline.

The first book in Beth's Rocky Mountain Outdoor Adventures series starring whitewater river ranger Mandy Tanner, DEADLY CURRENTS, was released in trade paperback and ebook in March, 2011 with good reviews from Booklist, Kirkus Reviews, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, the Alfred Hitchcock Mystery Magazine, and Mystery Scene, among many other reviewers. The second book in the series, WICKED EDDIES, will be released in May, 2012, and Beth has begun work on the third book. Beth was an avid "river rat" in the 1980s, running whitewater rivers in the eastern US, and enjoyed reacquainting herself with that subculture while researching this series. In June, she was the parade VIP for the First in Boating on the Arkansas River (FIBArk) whitewater festival in Salida, Colorado, which is featured in DEADLY CURRENTS. Beth lives in Colorado and enjoys its many outdoor activities, including skiing and whitewater rafting.

Beth's science fiction novella, THE EPSILON ERIDANI ALTERNATIVE, was released in ebook and paperback 2009. Also, she has published nine short stories, many multiple times in various formats, including audio. She enjoys meeting with book clubs in person or via Skype or speakerphone to discuss her books.  Visit her website at http://bethgroundwater.com/ and her blog at http://bethgroundwater.blogspot.com/ for more information.

Accomplishments

Beth Groundwater's debut mystery novel, A Real Basket Case, was short-listed for the 2007 Best First Novel Agatha Award. The second book in the Claire Hanover gift basket designer mystery series, To Hell in a Handbasket, was published in May, 2009. A Real Basket Case will be re-released in trade paperback and ebook in November, 2011, followed by To Hell in a Handbasket in November, 2012.

The first in Beth's Rocky Mountain Outdoor Adventures mystery series, Deadly Currents, was published to great reviews in March, 2011 and the second, Wicked Eddies will be published in May, 2012. The third books of both series are in the works.

Beth's science fiction thriller novella, The Epsilon Eridani Alternative, was released in December, 2009. Also, she has published eight short stories, including one in Wild Blue Yonder, the Frontier Airlines in-flight magazine, one which was translated into Farsi, one which was performed in live theater, and three in audio form at sniplits.com.

Additional Information

Visit Beth's website at bethgroundwater.com for a list of recent appearances, photos with other mystery authors, and more, and read her blog at bethgroundwater.blogspot.com to see what an author's life is like.

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