About Vinnie Hansen
Vinnie Hansen fled the South Dakota prairie for the California coast the day after high school graduation.
A reading addict since childhood, Vinnie is now the author of the Carol Sabala mysteries. The seventh installment in the series, Black Beans & Venom, was a finalist for the Claymore Award. She’s also written many published short stories including Novel Solution in the anthology, Fish or Cut Bait, Critical Mass in the anthology Destination: Mystery!, and Bad Connection, the 2015 winner of the Gold Donut Award.
Still sane after 27 years of teaching high school English, Vinnie has retired and lives in Santa Cruz, California, with her husband and the requisite cat.