Janice L. Dennie is an Amazon.com best-selling author of the new novel, The Orchard Murders. She writes contemporary and historical fiction, specializing in entertaining character-driven stories featuring tall, dark, handsome heroes and feisty heroines. A lifetime resident of Northern California, Ms. Dennie’s contemporary novels, including mysteries, are set in Northern California’s coastal and mountainous communities. While residing near Napa Valley, California, Ms. Dennie wrote the Underwoods of Napa Valley series about an African American wine-producing family. Ms. Dennie has traveled to West Africa, learning about the continent’s history reflected in her historical novels. Ms. Dennie is a member of “Sisters in Crime” and “Romance Writers of America.” She enjoys watching football with her husband Gregory and spending time visiting her family. Readers can keep up with her projects on JaniceDennie.com and social media platforms.