was Camille Minichino
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 written more than 25 mystery novels.

The Periodic Table Mysteries, featuring retired physicist Gloria Lamerino,set in Revere, Massachusetts;

The Miniature Mysteries (as Margaret Grace), featuring miniaturist Gerry Porter and her preteen granddaughter in a northern California town;

The Professor Sophie Knowles Mysteries, featuring a math professor at a small New England college;

The Postmistress Mysteries (as Jean Flowers), featuring Cassie Miller, postmistress in a western Massachusetts town;

The Alaskan Diner Mysteries (as Elizabeth Logan), featuring Charlotte "Charlie" Cooke, and her sleuthing crew in a fictitious Alaska town.

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.
Contact: camille@minichino.com



The Miniature Mysteries have been re-released by Crossroad Press.
They are available here.


Camille (far right) joined authors Jo Mele and Claudia Long at Reasonable Books in Lafayette on September 24th.
Owners Rudy and Betty Winnacker provided a welcoming, safe environment for a great in-person event.


The Real Me blog is back! Read my blog at http://minichino.com/wordpress/

Camille was featured in an article in Fordham Magazine, Spring/Summer 2020 issue. Read it here.


MOUSSE AND MURDER debuted on May 5, 2020.
The second in the series FISHING FOR TROUBLE was released on November 24, 2020.
The third, MURPHY'S SLAW will be released June 1, 2021 Click on the cover to place an order.

“Elizabeth Logan” writes about Charlotte “Charlie” Cooke, owner of a diner in Elkview, Alaska. Though the town is small and doesn't exist, it has more than its share of murder and mayhem. Special appearances by moose, mousse, and murder.


The PROFESSOR SOPHIE KNOWLES mysteries (previously written as Ada Madison) feature a college math teacher at small New England campus. Sophie's crew includes her boyfriend and medevac helicopter pilot, Bruce Granville, and her best friend and bead-shop owner, Ariana Volens, plus a whole campus full of interesting faculty, students, and administrators to enrich—and sometimes endanger—Sophie's life.
As a bonus, each book in the series includes brainteasers and puzzles, along with their solutions, suitable for puzzle lovers at all levels.
This series has been released by Crossroad Press:



Email camille@minichino.com with any comments!

Camille is one of the early adopters of the Internet and the World Wide Web to connect to readers of her mystery novels. Her website of August 8, 1998 can still be properly displayed today by all major browsers.
Click here to view it.
Her appearances over the years are on the Archives pages of this site and can be viewed by choosing Events/Archives from the navigation bar at the top of this home page.
A scroll of all the books that Camille has written or contributed to can be viewed here