Jen Sinclair Johnson started her career at a Fortune 500 company near Chicago before business relocations sent her family packing to New England, the Upper Midwest, and Nebraska. Along the way she traded business for bylines in newspapers, magazines, a gardening column, and as the communication director for a professional sports league. Now she’s crafting a contemporary mystery tied to history near an old Central Illinois house she shares with two small dogs, a black cat, and her spouse.
The Mystery Book Lovers’ Club started in March of 2014 evolving into a casual group of serious readers based in Founders’ Grove Neighborhood in Central Illinois. We love to read (duh) and talk about the monthly titles, but don’t mute your microphone if you haven’t read to the end. Fair warning: there’ll be spoilers!
Since a pre-teen Thomas Sheriff arrived as a indentured servant, the Shreve family has witnessed nearly 400 years in America from the founding of the Plymouth Colony to fighting in the Revolutionary War, and settling on land granted in Virginia that later became West Virginia’s Randolph County.