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Nina Simon is The New York Times best-selling debut author of “Mother-Daughter Murder Night." “Mother-Daughter Murder Night," a Reese's Book Club pick, is a big-hearted whodunit about a grandmother, mother and daughter trio who solve the murder of a naturalist who washes up on their doorstep in the Monterey Bay. She wrote the novel as a love letter to her mother, as a way to connect, heal and find joy together after a tough cancer diagnosis.
Simon is a versatile author with a flair for crafting riveting mystery novels and thought-provoking books. Her wide-ranging past experience as a NASA engineer, slam poet, museum director and nonprofit CEO informs her creative dexterity and storytelling range. Her award-winning past nonfiction titles include "The Participatory Museum" and "The Art of Relevance." Whether plunging into the thrilling depths of her mysteries or exploring the evolving dynamics of museum curation, Nina Simon's contributions to literature and cultural engagement make her a talented multifaced author.