Adele Gardner

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Adele's poetry book Dreaming of Days in Astophel (byline Lyn C. A. Gardner) is available signed from the author. Please include "Dreaming of Days in Astophel" in the subject line.

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(c) Copyright to photographs on this page (except publication covers) owned by Adele Gardner; her creation and/or from her collection. Menu portraits by Daniel Michael Hegarty Sr. (left) and Adele Gardner (right). Photos with Adele as Commissioner Gordon (Melody as zombie) shot by Paul Gregory; photo with Adele in Regency garb by Regency Society of Virginia. All others by Adele Gardner.

Mystery Weekly Magazine, Nov. 2018

“Bonnie Parker Sings the Blues” by Adele Gardner: In a parallel world, Bonnie & Clyde didn't die in a hail of bullets; they became jazz musicians. But the Bonnie who died in our reality is still greedy to be reunited with Clyde, and she fights to steal the living Clyde from Bonnie the jazz singer.


Fun Favorites

I've had a lot of fun features on my site over the years. Here are a few of my favorites, just as they were then. Fond memories!

C. A. Gardner's World of Winter
Journals of a transplanted New Yorker.

My favorite night of the year!

C. A. Gardner's Halloween Cat
Treats from the Attic
Hunted down by Tino Gardner, Little Black Cat Extraordinaire

Magpie Flight
Watch her soar!

Dream along with me!


Our Wayback version of the Gardner appearances in Status Hat, Cities issue, Mar. 2011. Includes our personal statement in "Editor's Note Regarding Gardner Poetry," along with our bios and the poems "Refreshment from Beyond the City's Grasp" by Adele Gardner and "Scenes in an Airport" by Delbert R. Gardner.


In the spirit of my previous lists of links, here are some groups & places I appreciate.

The Cat Corner
Animal Rescue of Tidewater

Keuka Lake Association
Keuka College
Click for Keuka Park, New York Forecast

Literary & Historical
Frank R. Ballinger's Bonnie & Clyde's Hideout
JASNA: Jane Austen Society of North America
The Regency Society of Virginia
William Morris Society in the United States
Wolfe Pack

My Professional Affiliations
Clarion West Writers Workshop
Hampton Arts League
Horror Writers Association
Mystery by the Sea, the Southeastern Virginia Chapter of Sisters in Crime
Poetry Society of Virginia
Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America
Science Fiction and Fantasy Poetry Association
Sisters in Crime
Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators
Virginia Library Association


Join the fun!