I know, I know! It’s still 2022. But December is typically a month I stay close to home, and I’m buckling down on the next book. In the meantime, stay safe and happy reading!


January 26, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm ~ I love any event that brings together books and brunch! Care to join me? Click to register with Broward Public Library Foundation.

August 4 ~ I had the recent good fortune to chat with host Ann Bocock of Between the Covers–South Florida PBS. This summer, the series spotlights twelve Florida authors. My segment airs August 4th. (I’ll update links as they go live.) Oh, and you may recognize someone towards the end of the promo!

March 23, 8–9pm EDT~ Listen in as I chat with author and podcaster Russ Colchamiro on his show Russ’s Rockin’ Rollercoaster!

November 10 ~ “Ten Things I’ve Learned About Writing” on Chicks on the Case. *Spoiler alert!* Writing drunk only works in movies!

October 11-November 5th ~ It’s a virtual book tour!

10/14 Review @ 5 Minutes for Books “It’s well-written and evenly plotted, with realistic characters that draw you in…. Highly recommended.”

10/14 Review @ Books of My Heart ” Jo does a great job with following the evidence in the face of extreme pressure.”

10/15 Interview @ A Blue Million Books

10/15 Review @ Buried Under Books “Police procedurals come in all shapes and sizes but, to my way of thinking, the most effective are those that allow the reader into the characters’ psyches. Ms. Browning does this quite well but then takes us further by giving us a compelling plot.”

10/16 Review @ Review Thick and Thin “The author keeps you guessing, not just about the ending, but also about the psychology or motive behind the crime.”

10/17 Review/showcase @ Addictedtobooks86 “The author does an amazing job of character development and developing a strong story that is sure to keep the reader engaged and interested.”

10/19 Review @ sunny island breezes “You’re going to get some adrenaline flowing and some surprises near the end of the book.”

10/19 Review @ The Book Connection “If you enjoy mysteries filled with secrets, tons of twists and turns, and powerful conclusions, you will want to grab Mercy Creek by M. E. Browning.”

10/20 Review @ Avonna Loves Genres “I am always amazed and intrigued with the intricate plotting and step-by-step investigations in this author’s stories. The plots and characters are both believable and emotionally engaging.”

10/21 Review @ Book Reviews & More by Kathy “With stunning twists and turns, M.E. Browning brings this clever police procedural to an edge-of-the seat, dramatic conclusion. I highly recommend this outstanding Jo Wyatt Mystery to fans of the genre.”

10/21 Review @ A Quiet Fury BooksMercy Creek takes us to Echo Valley, Colorado, where the town is small, the landscape is vast, and the relationships are complicated.”

October 22 ~ Corks and Conversation! Grab a glass and come chat with Cathie and Christi and me (I chose 1000 stories cabernet) on Game of Books podcast! Check out what I say about writing during the pandemic, twisty endings, and more!

October 19 ~ Writers are frequently asked about their writing rituals. I’ve never had one…or do I? Find out today on Jungle Red Writers.

October 13 ~ Sinister opportunities abound where innocence—and its loss—collide. Discover the five books that inspired me to set my opening scene of Mercy Creek at the County Fair on Crimereads!

June 26 ~ The Colorado Book Awards online celebration event! Shadow Ridge was honored with the Colorado Book Award in Mystery!

Check out yours truly in this 4-minute clip of the Mystery Category presentation of the Colorado Book Awards.

May 5 ~ Writing what you know is only half the equation. Learning what to leave out is every bit as important. Jungle Red Writers .