Interview an Author with Author Noelle Granger!

It is always a pleasure to welcome one of my fellow authors to my segment – Interview an Author. Today author Noelle Granger is here to share a little bit about herself and her books.

Welcome, Noelle. It is a pleasure to see you and learn more about you and your books. Please step up on the soap box and tell us about yourself.

Noelle Granger

Info on my new book, Death at the Asylum

It is the fifth in the Rhe Brewster Series

  • Death in a Red Canvas Chair
  • Death in a Dacron Sail
  • Death by Pumpkin
  • Death in a Mudflat

Brief Bio

N.A. GRANGER is a Professor Emerita at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine. After forty years of research and teaching undergraduates and medical students, plus earning her EMT licence, she decided to use her knowledge of human anatomy and emergency medicine in mystery writing. In addition to the Rhe Brewster mystery series (Death in a Red Canvas Chair, Death in a Dacron Sail, Death by Pumpkin, Death in a Mudflat), she has written for Coastal Living and Sea Level magazines and several times for the Bella Online Literary Review. She recently published her first historical fiction novel, The Last Pilgrim, which received critical acclaim. The mystery series has its own website: You can find more of her writing at She lives in Durham, North Carolina, with her husband and a Maine coon cat who blogs.


Book site:


Attending the opening of a new commercial center, Rhe Brewster, an ER nurse and police investigator, and her husband Sam, chief of the Pequod police department, save the governor of Maine from a sniper attack. They are assigned to a task force to find the sniper, at the same time trying to identify the person who has stolen Rhe’s personal data and is using it to run up thousands of dollars in debt and even steal their home. Rhe treats a student from Pequod University raped following a night at a local bar and soon discovers there is a serial rapist on the loose. The threats to Rhe and Sam escalate as a sociopath from Rhe’s past reemerges in a strange twist. Are any of these perpetrators linked?

Maine’s most tenacious sleuth is back, surrounded by the colorful characters who populate the coastal town of Pequod. In this fifth installment of the Rhe Brewster Mysteries, Rhe’s strength and determination are tested to their limits while she tries to protect her unborn child.

Excerpt from Death at the Asylum:

     The sniper had been in the attic of the empty house across the river for nearly a day, lying on a table pushed up to a window, with his gun resting on the window sill. The view was perfect. Habit kept him there, virtually unmoving, diapered to take care of his needs, and stoked on coffee until earlier this morning.

     Now he needed steady hands. Gravity, wind speed and direction, altitude, barometric pressure and humidity could all affect the bullet trajectory, and he’d taken each one of those factors into account.

     Just one shot. He’d done it before with deadly accuracy in Iraq—twenty-three times. Just one more. He could do this. Maybe then the gnawing pain of his loss would lessen.

     He slowed his breathing, slowed his heart rate, stilled every muscle except for those in his trigger finger, and focused on the grinning head now in the crosshairs of the telescopic lens. He heard his former spotter’s voice whispering quietly, ‘Now.” He gently, slowly, squeezed the trigger, felt the solid push back against his shoulder. And waited. It takes time for a bullet to get to its target from that far away.

jjspina: This sounds like an intriguing mystery, Noelle.

Here are Noelle’s other books:

I read Noelle’s Death in a Red Canvas Chair. Here is my review.

5.0 out of 5 stars A Mystery Series with a Lot of Spunk!

Reviewed in the United States on March 11, 2021

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Death in a Red Canvas Chair is Book 1 of a series of mysteries with Rhe Brewster, an ER nurse who has a penchant for solving mysteries and is always in the midst of murder. So begins this series with a strong and fearless woman who works with her brother-in-law, Sam Brewster, who is the sheriff in Pequot, coastal town of Maine.

Rhe is not afraid of digging deep into solving mysteries, which is anything but what her husband wants her to do. Will is a college professor who is forever fearful of losing his wife when she goes off on another tangent to solve a case.

The author has a strong background in anatomy and sailing as is displayed in the descriptive scenes in the story. This gives the mystery a more polished and professional appeal.

A perfect beginning to this murder mystery series that will keep you turning pages. Highly recommend! I will be downloading the next two books in this series soon to visit with Rhe Brewster to see what she is up to once again.

Thank you so much for coming today, Noelle. It was nice to learn more about the newest book in your mystery series. Please feel free to come back again when you have more projects to share with me and my readers.

Thank you, readers, for stopping by to read this post. Please check out Noelle’s books and links today for some enjoyable reading.

Blessings & Hugs! Stay Safe, Stay Well and God Bless!


Janice Spina aka J.E. Spina

Award-Winning Author

Jemsbooks for All Ages!







About jjspina

Janice is an multi-award-winning author with 42 books: 20 children's books for PS-Gr 4, 12 middle-grade/preteen, two young adult books, written under Janice Spina, and 7 novels, and a short story collection written under J.E. Spina. She is also a writer of poetry, blogger, avid reader, reviewer and a copy editor. Janice has always loved writing and started very young writing poetry, then stories. Her books have received 36 Book Awards and a few finalists awards. All Janice's books are available on, Kindle, B&N and other online book sites. One of her sports' poems was published in The Lawrence Eagle Tribune in October of 2008. She is currently working on book 3 of a YA fantasy series an and book 2 in an angel series. There will be six books in all in this series. She hopes to work on a series of four books in a crime/mystery genre that will be offsprings of her thriller, Hunting Mariah. There are books in the works about a dog for ages YA. Her hobbies are crocheting, sewing, walking to keep fit, hula hooping, tap dancing, going to the movies with her husband, and spending time with her five grandchildren. Janice loves to hear from readers and appreciates reviews. Sign up on her blog for a copy of her newsletters under Contact Me. She lives in New Hampshire with her husband who is her illustrator and cover creator.
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2 Responses to Interview an Author with Author Noelle Granger!

  1. noelleg44 says:

    Thank you so much Janice for getting the word out there! It’s so appreciated! Especially coming from an award-winning author – you!

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