Camille Minichino

Camille received her Ph.D. in physics from Fordham University, New York City. She is currently on the faculty of Golden Gate University, San Francisco and teaches writing throughout the Bay Area. Camille is Past President and a member of NorCal Mystery Writers of America, NorCal Sisters in Crime, and the California Writers Club.
Camille has published over 20 novels and many short stories and nonfiction articles.
As Camille Minichino, she's published Periodic Table Mysteries, featuring retired physicist GLORIA LAMERINO.
As Margaret Grace, she writes the Miniature Mysteries, featuring miniaturist GERALDINE PORTER and her 11-year-old granddaughter, Maddie. The 8th in the series, MANHATTAN IN MINIATURE will be released in April 2015.
As Ada Madison, she's published the Professor Sophie Knowles Mysteries, featuring college professor SOPHIE KNOWLES.
As Jean Flowers, Camille is launching a new series, The Post Office Mysteries. The first, DEATH TAKES PRIORITY, will debut in 2015.

A stand-alone, KILLER IN THE CLOISTER, is available on Kindle and CreateSpace.
The nonfiction book, HOW TO LIVE WITH AN ENGINEER, is available on Kindle and Createspace.




July 7 - 11
Thrillerfest X
New York City


Saturday, June 20, 2015: Camille participated in an Author Fair at the Castro Valley Library.

NorCal Sisters in Crime Showcase at Orinda Bookstore, Orinda, CA, Saturday, June 13.
Camille was among the authors reading from new work. She read “Baby Talk,” flash fiction
from a soon-to-be-published collection with Margaret Hamilton, SIX SCATTERED STORIES.

Camille at the Edgars, 2015.

On Saturday, April 25, Camille moderated a panel of authors at Orinda Books, Orinda, CA

From the left: Camille, Priscilla Royal, Simon Wood, and Janet Dawson.

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Camille visited bigandlittlecreations. See the interview here.

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  • Camille facilitates a MYSTERY READING GROUP, the first Tuesday of the month,
    at the CASTRO VALLEY, CA library, 6:30 to 8 PM. Click here for a schedule of readings.

  • Camille and Ann Parker facilitate a MYSTERY READING GROUP, the third Tuesday of the month,
    at 7 PM at Towne Center Bookstore in Pleasanton, CA. Click here for a schedule of readings.


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