Sally Handley

An avid reader, Sally has been a mystery lover since she read her first Nancy Drew, Trixie Belden and Cherry Ames books as a young girl. She is author of the Holly & Ivy classic cozy mystery series and the stand-alone suspense novel, Stop the Threat. She also writes a series on the Kindle Vella platform entitled The Adventures of Trixie, written from her faithful companion’s point of view. A member of Sisters in Crime and Past President of the Upstate SC Chapter, Sally hosts a monthly on-line Mystery Book Club and a Meet the Authors Series on her YouTube Channel.

An English major, Sally graduated from Douglass College at Rutgers University and became a public school teacher. Transitioning into business, she also worked as a professional services marketer for 30 years and returned to teaching as an adjunct professor of English before retiring in 2015. She now lives in Mauldin, SC where she devotes her time to reading, writing and gardening.