Hurricane!

Hurricane!

Thankfully, I don’t live in an area that is threatened by hurricanes; however, many people do. It’s a danger that they live with. This hurricane season seems to be a particularly busy one. This morning, Hurricane Sally is pummeling the Gulf Coast. It’s extremely sad to me that, despite all the warnings and precautions, there […]

The Menace in the Middle

The Menace in the Middle

Do the first lines of a new book tell you whether you want to read the whole thing? First lines are important. So are final lines, but how about the middle? The middle of a mystery is important too. These are middle lines from my seven cozy mysteries.  Can you identify the book each is […]

July Went Floating By

July Went Floating By

Mom’s hand in mind shook and felt icy cold. “Actually, we can’t tell you where the gold is,” she said. “We’ll have to show you. Both of us. Together. If you kill one of us, believe me, you’ll regret it to your dying day, which might be sooner than you think if you harm my […]

Signs of Danger

Signs of Danger

Today’s post is my opinion on what I see happening. My opinion is the only one I have. If you think it may offend you, please read no further. I am more than a little concerned about all the dissent around us. I’m sure you are too. I don’t watch national news and very little […]

Terror Stalks the Hills

Terror Stalks the Hills

This is a cozy mystery, well written, good character development and a satisfying read. Then you get to the chase scene and whoa, what happened to the cozy part? That is the misconception many readers have of cozy mysteries. Well, think again. This is a suspenseful, exciting story, filled with baffling murders. I am planning […]

Warm Up a Chilly Fall Day

Warm Up a Chilly Fall Day

  What can warm up a chilly fall day? A free cozy mystery, of course! And, for two days only, Saturday, October 13 (today!) and Sunday, October 14, the second in the Darcy and Flora mystery series, Grave Shift,  is absolutely free as an ebook on Amazon. As you know, Darcy Campbell, a retired investigative […]

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