“Moves deftly between description and dialogue…highly addictive page turner.”

– Succotash

“Davisson’s writing style flows effortlessly. Logan McKenna is someone I’d like to know.”

– Mwcats

“Fast paced and compelling—will make you wish you lived in Jasper, CA”

– J Livingston

“Fast paced and edgy, this one has it all—suspense, drama, and mystery.”

– Mommagabs

“…more coastal culture with a dash of international intrigue…”

– Claudia M.

Welcome! I’m so glad you’ve discovered my books. Hope you’re enjoying getting to know Logan McKenna and friends as much as I love writing about them.  Whenever I finish a book, I say it is my favorite, and my newest release, SAFE HARBOR: Logan Book 5, is no exception. The characters all seek a safe harbor, but not all of them find one. I’m already having fun dreaming up story and plot lines for Book 6!

There’s a lot to explore on the site, so grab a cup of coffee or a glass of wine and stay awhile. And if you have any questions or just want to talk about your favorite character—mine’s Iona Slatterly of the spray on jeans and Neon Geranium lipstick—zip me an email. I love to hear from readers and promise to write back, even if it takes a while due to my writing schedule.  And if you like my books, I’d appreciate your spreading the word and leaving an Amazon review so others can get to know Logan, too.

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Time to take Finn for his walk before getting back to Logan’s next adventure. When there’s a sun break on the Oregon coast, we take it!

Valerie Davisson

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Ever since I wrote the first book in the Logan McKenna series, I’ve had this story brewing in the back of my head about Logan’s family roots and her treasured violin, Bella—why it was made and how she came to inherit it. Finally, four books into the series, the story kept pushing to get out, so I decided to give Bella a book of her own.

Join me in stepping back in time to meet Logan’s great grandmother and Giovanni, a young Italian immigrant in the story that started it all.

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