A Frightfully Cozy Countdown

A Frightfully Cozy Countdown

The countdown is on for the release of By the Fright of the Silvery Moon. And, wait til you see the cover. I love it. The picture tells a story in itself. Take a good look at the poster from my publisher. Does it whet your curiosity? We’ve all heard the adage, “You can’t tell a book […]

The Mind of a Murderer

The Mind of a Murderer

He glanced at the house where the two old ladies lived. Silly, foolish women! They were easy fooled, thinking he was just being helpful, believing their pedigree and standing in the town impressed him. Ha! If they only knew what he really thought of them. But, with any luck, they’d never know until he was […]

Hello and Goodbye

Hello and Goodbye

What Did You Mean When You Said, “Hello?” “What on earth are you talking about, Cub?” I asked the big, red-faced man who jumped off the seat of his dirt mover. “What did you mean there’s something in the well?”  The whole book is based on that question and Darcy wondering if it was Best […]

A Strange and Mysterious Day

A Strange and Mysterious Day

The day began in a strange and mysterious way. Before daylight, thunder and rain moved in. A dark, damp world greeted the morning. The house lay still and silent, listening, waiting, wondering. A distant train whistle rose and fell, a mournful, ghostly sound. Inside the house, someone stirred. The coffee pot clicked and purred. Soon, the fragrance of the early morning […]

Scientists, Doctors, Critics, Friends

Scientists, Doctors, Critics, Friends

We are sometimes like scientists discovering new ideas, doctors discussing alternative ways for treatment, critics with a gentle tongue and avid readers of all things written…but most of all…friends! and believe me, we know how to keep secrets!  The Cozy Critters came yesterday in spite of a forecast for wicked weather. As it turned out, […]

A Cat, a House, and a Story

A Cat, a House, and a Story

My name is Penny. I am a cat. I live in a big Victorian house with a woman named Nettie Elizabeth Duncan McNeil. Her friends call her Ned. She’s a nice woman, always makes sure my food dish doesn’t go empty and when she has ice cream, she shares it with me. I like living […]