Jeni Mayer was born and raised in Coleville, Saskatchewan, and she attended high school in Kindersley before moving to Turtleford. Here she had various jobs, such as working as an aide in a neonatal intensive care unit and as an interior decorator, but writing was a major factor in her life from the age of twelve. Jeni’s stories have been widely published, and her Mayer Mystery Series is a popular success; these books include The Mystery of the Turtle Lake Monster (Thistledown, 1990), The Mystery of the Missing Will (Thistledown, 1992), and Suspicion Island (Thistledown, 1993) which was shortlisted for the Crime Writers of Canada Arthur Ellis Award. Jeni Mayer passed away in 2018 at the age of 58.
Mystery of the Turtle Lake MonsterJuvenile Fiction, Mysteries & Detective Stories
Suspicion IslandJuvenile Fiction, Mysteries & Detective Stories