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Best-selling author, Jerilyn Dufresne is noted for the Sam Darling Mysteries which are set in her hometown of Quincy, Illinois. In addition to mysteries, Dufresne writes other types of fiction that will be available on Amazon.

Dufresne grew up as the oldest of nine children, who are the inspiration for the Darling siblings, although her sibs are much more sarcastic and fun. After living the middle part of her life working and traveling from Europe to Asia and the South Pacific, as well as all the states in the US except one, she returned to Quincy. Dufresne is a writer and a licensed psychotherapist who teaches at Quincy University.

She has always had a passion for writing. Instead of listening in school, she often wrote stories, essays, and poems. Hence, her bad grades in conduct. She loves to tell stories verbally too, and spent a small part of her life as a comedian and has recently returned to stage acting.

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