Nicola pens mystery novels, creates interactive children's books for the iPad, podcasts about genre writing (The Novel Experience), publishes ebooks and produces promotional book trailers when she's not playing hockey, growing blue poppies or eating chocolate fudge.
She is the author of two stand-alone mysteries (Teed Off! and A Hemorrhaging of Souls) and six inspirational cozies from the Church Choir Mystery series (The Nervous Nephew, The Angel’s Secret, The Unsuitable Suitor, No Safe Arbor, Plots & Pans andThe Sad Clown Affair).
Teed Off! is being republished in the fall of 2013 by Oak Tree Books.
Nicola is the co-creator of Quillr®, a new multimedia storytelling platform. Unnatural States, her debut Quillr®, is a controversial suspense thriller. Her first children’s story, Saving Grape-Jelly Cheeks, is an interactive musical tale, available on the iPod/iPad/iPhone platforms.
She has also written two ebook how-to primers (Youdunit Whodunit! How To Write Mysteries and Self-Publish Your Ebook in Minutes!) as well as The Go-To Gardening Cards, a gardening guide for the West Coast. She has adapted two of her novels to screenplays; both were optioned for television.
Nicola lives in small town on southern Vancouver Island. For more info, please visit http://www.nicolafurlong.com .