About The Author

Storyteller at Heart

Veronica Cline Barton earned graduate degrees in engineering and business and has held successful careers in the software and technology industries. Her lifelong love affair with British murder mysteries inspired her to embark on a literary career. She loves all things glam; travel, royals, theatre, fashion (emphasis on boots and crowns) and loads of yummy foods and cocktails. 

The Crown for Castlewood Manor is the first book in the My American Almost Royal Cousin Series, followed by Cast, Crew, & Carnage; The Filming of Castlewood Manor; Deadly Receptions, The Debut of Castlewood Manor; Mistletoe and Mayhem, Yuletide at Castlewood Manor; Double Trouble, Showtime at Castlewood Manor; and Twins in the City: Playtime at Castlewood Manor. Stay tuned for Book 7 in her series, coming #Q12022! 

For lovers of Christmas cozy tales; Rikkhe St. Claire Hygge & Bisous Holiday Mysteries features tales of mystery and holiday magic from around the globe. Take a journey to the paranormal mystery world with The Haunted Series (Hearth Fires & Tangled Webs), co-authored with Bibiana Krall!

When not traveling and spinning mystery yarns, she lives in California with her husband, Bruce, and her two cats, Daisy and Ebbie.


Christmas Bizarre: Rikkhe St. Claire Hygge & Bisous Holiday Mysteries, Book 1

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"An evening of Christmas mystery and holiday magic awaits!" -Veronica Cline Barton


Christmas Bizarre: Rikkhe St. Claire Hygge & Bisous Holiday Mysteries, Book 1

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Watch the fabulous new #booktrailer!


Spend an enchanted night of storytelling in #Malibu, with Rikkhe St. Claire and friends...



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