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Merri Borkowski

Pen Name: None

Connection to Illinois: The author graduated from St. Anne high school in Illinois and from the University of Illinois.

Biography: Merri Meier Borkowski grew up in St. Anne, a small town in central Illinois. Upon graduating from the University of Illinois, she started her teaching career in Orland Park, a suburb of Chicago. After marrying her husband, Bob, they moved to Michigan where she taught high school in Dearborn Heights and Ypsilanti before moving to Big Rapids when Bob joined the football coaching staff at Ferris State University. She retired from the Big Rapids Public Schools in 2004 but continues her career as a realtor with Big Rapids Realty.


Primary Literary Genre(s): Fiction; Mystery

Merri Borkowski on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

The bridge murders /
ISBN: 1418408247 OCLC: 69863876

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN : ©2004.

A small, serene town on the banks of the Iroquois River in Central Illinois erupts into a flurry of activity as four prominent women in the community, all members of the Tuesday Bridge Club, are murdered one after another. Molly Donner, mother of Bridgeville's Chief of Police, investigates the murders. She and her friends can't believe the murderer could be one of the residents of this peaceful town, but they are unable to find an outsider with a motive.

The mixed up murders /
ISBN: 1425923364 OCLC: 277697950

AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN : 2006.

Collingsworth kills women to get back at his mother and stores some of the murder victim's artifacts under the floor boards of his room, where he is a tenet in the Plum sisters' boarding house.