Helen Osterman lives in Homer Glen, a suburb of Chicago. She has five children and nine grandchildren.
She received a Bachelor of Nursing degree from Mercy Hospital-St. Xavier College and later earned a Master’s Degree from Northern Illinois University. Throughout her forty-five year nursing career, she wrote articles for both nursing and medical journals.
She is the author of the Emma Winberry Mystery Series:
The Accidental Sleuth, 2007, The Stranger in the Opera House,2009,The Elusive Relation,2011Emma Winberry and the Evil Eye, 2012.
Locked Within, an Emma Winberry Mystery coming in 2013
Notes in a Mirror, a paranormal/historical, 2009.
Song of the Rails, a love story,2011.
Maker’s Mark, a cozy mystery. 2012
Locked Within, an Emma Winberry Mystery 2013
Danger by Design, a Net Petrone Mystery to be released in Sept. 2014
She is a member of American Association of University Women, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime and The Authors’ Guild.