Nikki Nielsen

Fresh off a contentious divorce and devastating custody battle, Nikki Nielsen needs to get back on her feet. When her uncle offers her a job with Northridge Press, a popular weekly newspaper in a small, Minnesota town, Nikki finds herself writing about crimes with very personal connections, exposing small town secrets, and falling into the most awkward relationships. 


Coming in 2019: BULLET POINT

Bullet Point a Nikki Nielsen novel

Northridge stands at a cross-roads – long-time residents have passed on, new housing developments spring up in old farm fields, and officials have approved the city’s first major shopping mall. As Nikki settles into her role as Northridge Press publisher, reporter Andrew Myles once again clashes with Police Chief Daniel Sullivan over a domestic tragedy that also will force Nikki to choose between them – in more ways than one.


Reeling in the wake of an explosion that kills her ex-husband, Northridge Press publisher Nikki Nielsen struggles to co-parent her eight-year-old daughter, Kelly, with Jeff’s widow, Terese. The two women close ranks to protect Kelly from a stalker who may be connected to Jeff’s death and a long-buried secret that touches the lives of several prominent Northridge families – a crime someone desperately wants to expose and avenge.

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Bury the Lede a Nikki Nielsen novella

This fast-moving adventure follows Nikki’s first big Northridge Press story. When vandals cut a wide swath through Rolling Oaks Cemetery, she suspects a group of teenaged boys caused the damage. But the more she digs into the story, the more unsettling information she uncovers. And that handsome new police chief has her quite unsettled as well.     Read an excerpt    Buy at amazon.com