Linda Palmer
Pseudonym: Melinda Wells

Linda Palmer was born in West Palm Beach, Florida. She was an author, screenwriter, production vice-president at Tristar Pictures and taught screenwriting at UCLA Extension. She also wrote two mainstream novels, Runaway (1980) and Starstruck (1981). She is the creator of:
1. 'Daytime Mystery' series featuring Morgan Tyler, co-executive producer of the daytime drama Love of My Life.
2. 'Della Cooks Mystery' series featuring Della Carmichael, the owner of a cooking school in Santa Monica, California (under the pseudonym 'Melinda Wells').


Titles and year of publication:  

 'Daytime Mystery' Novels
 1) Love Is Murder  2004
 2) Love Her to Death  2005
 3) Love You Madly  2006
 4) Kiss of Death  2007
 'Della Cooks Mystery' Novels (as 'Melinda Wells')
 1) Killer Mousse  2004
 2) Death Takes the Cake  2009
 3) The Proof Is in the Pudding  2009
 4) Pie à la Murder  2011