The Miniature Mysteries
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MMAnimated gif Camille has published over 20 novels and many short stories and nonfiction articles.

As Camille Minichino, she's published 8 Periodic Table Mysteries, featuring retired physicist GLORIA LAMERINO. The latest is a re-issue of THE HELIUM MURDER on Kindle.
As Margaret Grace, she's published 7 novels in the Miniature Mysteries series, featuring miniaturist GERALDINE PORTER and her 11-year-old granddaughter, Maddie. The latest is MADNESS IN MINIATURE from Perseverance Press.
As Ada Madison, she's published 4 novels in the Professor Sophie Knowles Mysteries, featuring college professor SOPHIE KNOWLES. The latest is THE QUOTIENT OF MURDER from Berkley Prime Crime.

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. Camille is on the board of NorCal Sisters in Crime. She's a member of NorCal Mystery Writers of America and the California Writers Club.


Now that GERALDINE PORTER is retired, she's got more time for her lifelong hobby: dollhouses and miniatures. You'd think the world of shoe-box-size scenes and mini Victorians would be trouble free, but when murder hits her small California town, Gerry and her ten-year-old granddaughter, Maddie, are on the case, sniffing out clues and dealing justice.

Click on the books above to read a synopsis and first chapter of each novel. Discover what's happening in their Lincoln Point neighborhood.

And click on the above image to take a look at the gallery of Gerry and Maddie's miniatures.


Camille (Margaret Grace) was interviewed by Karen Bamford of the UK's The Doll's House Magazine.
Read the .pdf version of the article here.

"Monster in Miniature" is reviewed here.