Polly Holmes is the cheeky alter ego of Amazon best-selling author, P.L. Harris. When she's not writing her next romantic suspense novel as P.L. Harris, she’s planning the next murder in one of Polly's mysteries. She is a proud member of Romance Writers of Australia, Peter Cowan Writers Centre, Making Magic Happen Academy and has a Certificate in Romance Writing.
Polly’s award-winning cozy mysteries are rich in storyline and location with characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. She pens food-themed and paranormal cozy mysteries and publishes her books within Australia solely with Gumnut Press.
Cupcakes and Corpses was a finalist in the Oklahoma RWA’s 2019 IDA International Digital Awards, short suspense category. Cupcakes and Curses claimed second place and Cupcakes and Cyanide gained third place making it a clean sweep in the category. Pumpkin Pies & Potions received a 2021 Silver Titian Literary Award. Under her real name, Polly also won silver in the 2020 ROAR! National Business Awards in the Writer/Blogger/Author category.
Polly lives in the northern suburbs of Perth, Western Australia, with her Bichon Frise, Bella. You can visit Polly Holmes at the following locations: