Tag Archives: mystery

Deadly Devotion, by Sandra Orchard

Kate Adams doesn’t believe her best friend killed herself. Detective Tom Parker is under orders not to reopen the case. But when Kate refuses to take “suicide” as an answer to her friend’s death, she investigates on her own, and … Continue reading

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Lightning on a Quiet Night: a review

Donn Taylor is one of my favorite mystery writers, and he won me over again with Lightning on a Quiet Night.  In the years following WWII, Lisa Kemper moves to the tiny town of Beneficent, Mississippi with her widower father, … Continue reading

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Murder on Edisto, by C. Hope Clark: a Review

I mentioned in “Three *Very* Different Books” that I expected big things from Hope Clark, and she didn’t disappoint me. Book One of her new series, The Edisto Island Mysteries, held me captive from page one. More than a mystery, Murder … Continue reading

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Three *Very* Different Books

One of my favorite perks in this business is the opportunity to read and review books for friends. So far as I know, most writers get to do this–some more than others, and some enjoy it more than others. Some … Continue reading

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C. Hope Clark, “Where to Start the Tale”

Hope is one of my new favorite mystery writers. Her stories keep me on my toes, take me by surprise, and give me a wild ride with my hair blowin’ across America. Guess what? She has a new one out–Murder … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Scott

The Cat Lady’s Secret is out!!! Can you tell I’m excited? I’ve been posting excerpts all week, Millie on Monday and Emily on Wednesday. The only main character left to introduce you to is Dr. Scott Barlow, Mr. Handsome himself! We’ll catch him at … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Emily

Counting down to the official release of The Cat Lady’s Secret and the “Meet The Pelican Book Group Authors” Facebook party with Carla Rossi and Virginia Tenery. So excited! I’m sharing excerpts from the book this week from each of the main … Continue reading

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Excerpt from The Cat Lady’s Secret: Millie

The Cat Lady’s Secret officially releases this Friday! I’m super excited because I just know everyone’s going to love this one. This week, I’ll treat you, tempt and tantalize you with a few excerpts from the book–snippets from each of the … Continue reading

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Tidewater Murder, C. Hope Clark

Had fun with this mystery. It’s Hope’s second in the Carolina Slade series. I missed the first, Lowcountry Bribe, in which Hope introduces her cast of characters, but this one reads just fine as a stand-alone. Hope comes at her mystery … Continue reading

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So Much to Choose From!

Now that The Simulacrum is finished and out making the rounds (one publisher has asked for the full manuscript. Squeee!), I find myself without a project. Or maybe with too many projects. Or just the right number–who knows? Having several ideas … Continue reading

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