Writing a Wrong
by Betty Hechtman

Writer for Hire Veronica Blackstone’s latest client is found dead and police suspect a burglary gone wrong, but Veronica isn’t convinced in this intriguingly plotted mystery.

As a writer for hire, Veronica Blackstone puts her keyboard to use to help others. That includes writing advertising copy for local businesses, and love letters for those needing romantic help. Tony Richards needs the latter.

Debonair, charismatic, handsome, Tony seems like the last person who’d need help with love letters, but help him Veronica does . . . only Tony owes her money and won’t tell her anything about the woman she’s writing the love letters for. That’s not how Veronica normally works.

When Tony is found dead, his real name is revealed as Ted Roberts. The police think his death was part of a burglary gone wrong, but Veronica isn’t convinced. Why did he lie about his name? Who were the love letters for? And could they hold the key to his death?


Plenty of plot twists and an appealing heroine ... What’s not to like?

Kirkus Reviews on Murder Ink

A sympathetic heroine ... with an intriguing plot involving class and abuse. Readers will look forward to future instalments

Publishers Weekly on Murder Ink

Entertaining, well-paced ... Hechtman skilfully weaves the whodunit plot with intriguing personal story lines

Publishers Weekly on Hooks Can Be Deceiving

Hechtman's lucky 13th is a character-driven cozy whose mystery is solid enough to raise it above the average

Kirkus Reviews on Hooks Can Be Deceiving

Betty Hechtman

Despite completing a Fine Arts degree, all Betty Hechtman ever wanted to be was a writer. She wrote a weekly column in her college newspaper and later wrote magazine and newspaper pieces, along with short stories and a prize-wining screenplay. Betty had her first novel published in 2006. Since then she has had 20 books published across two cozy mystery series centered on another one of her loves – yarn craft. She lives with her family in Southern California.

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Writing a Wrong by Betty Hechtman is available in the following formats

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