Janice L. Dennie is an Amazon.com best-selling author of contemporary and historical fiction including her latest novel, The Orchard Murders. Ms. Dennie creates entertaining character-driven stories featuring tall, dark, handsome heroes and feisty heroines. She also enjoys transmedia storytelling across multiple platforms and formats using digital technologies.A longtime resident of Northern California, Ms. Dennie’s contemporary novels are set in Northern California’s coastal and mountainous communities. In 2014 while residing near Napa Valley, California, Ms. Dennie wrote the Underwoods of Napa Valley book series about an African American wine-producing family. Ms. Dennie has traveled to Africa to learn about the continent’s history reflected in her historical novels. Ms. Dennie is a member of “Sisters in Crime” and “Romance Writers of America organizations.” 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.