I'm delighted to announce that Crime Beat Girl was named a 2020 Best Book Award Finalist in the category of Fiction: Mystery/Suspense. I'm honored to be part of a group that includes books published by HarperCollins, Penguin/Random House, John Wiley and Sons, Routledge/Taylor and Francis, Forge, Sterling Publishing, and many others. This is the third… Continue reading Another award for Crime Beat Girl
A few weeks ago, I was honored to be interviewed by Sarah Fenske, host of St. Louis on the Air, about my latest book, Crime Beat Girl. If you'd like to listen to the interview, or read a summary, you can find it here: Geri L. Dreiling’s ‘Crime Beat Girl’ Paints Vivid Portrait Of A… Continue reading ICYMI: Crime Beat Girl makes it to public radio
I'm excited to share the book trailer for my latest novel, Crime Beat Girl. The video book trailer is 25 seconds. If you have a moment, watch it and let me know what you think. Crime Beat Girl is now available as a paperback and eBook on Amazon. Click on the link to read the… Continue reading Crime Beat Girl – Official Book Trailer
A girl is dead. A boy is locked up. Can Debbie Bradley discover the truth before more lives are lost…maybe even her own?
Only a few weeks ago, I thought this flower was a fail. But it turned out to be a gardening win. And while it lasts, for me it is more than a zinnia. It is my writing cheerleader. In the summer, I like to work from my screened-in back porch. It is a small, cozy… Continue reading Why this colorful flower is my favorite writing cheerleader
“Sir, it’s always beets.” (Portlandia, Season 4, Episode 3.) Dwight Schrute devoted his farm to beets. Portlandia’s writers came up with a skit featuring beets. And this year, we decided to grow beets. This was our first time planting the root vegetable packed with vitamins and minerals. It isn’t just the root that is good… Continue reading How to know when to harvest beets