About Me

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I’ve been an aspiring author since high school when I wrote short stories. I began my first novel while attending college later in life.  I continued to attend writing classes and writer’s conferences, and worked on my novels while I worked in the offices of a major soft drink company. Now, after taking early retirement, I finally have the chance to write full-time. I also enjoy playing the piano, being an organic gardener, and an amateur Lapidary. I’m a past member of the Agatha Christie Society and am currently a member of the National Chapter of Sisters in Crime. I write mysteries with light romance and a little humor. When I’m not writing mysteries, reading them or reviewing them, I host other authors and their works on my blog each week. My husband and I live in a suburb of Chicago along with our Black Lab mix, Bailey.

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In the Sherlock Holmes Study at 221B Baker Street, London.

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With fellow published authors from the Oak Lawn Writers Group, Frank Victoria, Paul McAllister, and Cleo Lampos at the Oak Lawn Library Author’s Event, November, 2012.

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On a panel at the Love is Murder Writer’s Conference, February, 2011.

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At the Oak Lawn Public Library Author Fair, May, 2015

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Here is the link to a wonderful article about me that appeared in the Chicago Sun-Times Newspaper, Southwest Star Preview Section on October 9, 2013:  http://southtownstar.suntimes.com/neighborhoodstar/oaklawn/22891627-521/sabadosa-author-credits-much-of-her-success-to-oak-lawn-writers-group.html