About Sara Johnson

Sara E. Johnson is a mystery writer who spent nine months exploring wondrous New Zealand. Everywhere she snooped, there was a mystery that needed writing. Molten Mud Murder, Sara’s debut novel, will be published September, 2019 by Poisoned Pen Press. It is the first in the Alexa Glock Mystery series set in New Zealand.

Sara has a BA in Journalism and an MA in Education from the University of North Carolina. She has been  published in state and local newspapers, including News & Observer  “The answer could be as simple as breakfast,” Chapel Hill News “Magic in our own backyards,” and Dog Living Magazine “I want a dog and my husband doesn’t.”  (She got the dog.)

Sara lives in Durham, North Carolina with her husband Forrest and golden doodle Beaufort. She is a part-time educator and full time snooper. She is the current program chair and vice-president of Triangle Sisters-in-Crime and a member of the North Carolina Writers’ Network.