California mysteries seasoned with Louisiana Creole mysticism.

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About Myra

From imaginary friends to childhood backyard productions, Myra was the kid with the over active imagination. A generous family supported her adventures and following careers in television and public relations, she decided to use her imagination to create unique mysteries.

About the Series

Myra’s life is as colorful and diverse as the family gumbo recipe. She created the Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis mysteries to tout Bay Area life, share the unique Creole culture and to include many other races and cultures in a mysterious ride.


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Latest Blog Post

What’s at the Center of the Sarah Doucette Jean-Louis Mysteries?

February 14, 2019

Me. Sarah is a younger, more single, non-parent, non-grandparent version of me. She’s smarter, wealthier, but as conflicted as I am, much of the time. Our Creole parents loved California, but held to their south Louisiana culture, in traditions, food and language. This made us odd ducks, even in Berkeley. My mother’s mixed-race look, my…