November 7, 2015

Clinical psychologist Lucy Burdette (aka Roberta Isleib) has published 14 mysteries, including the latest in the Key West food critic series, Fatal Reservations. As you’ll find out below, she’s written more than one mystery series, but she’s used her real name for some and Lucy Burdette for her latest. Like many crime writers, she’s a…

October 30, 2015

Liz Mugavero is a writer determined to make a living with her writing. Right now, she works in marketing and writes at night (she’s been writing since high school). Based on the mystery series she’s writing, the Pawsitively Organic Mysteries, I’d guess that she’ll succeed. I read A Biscuit, A Casket, which has a Halloween…

December 8, 2013

As a lover of historical fiction and of mystery novels, I was intrigued when Thoreau at Devil’s Perch came to my attention, because it hit two of my buttons at once. It begins as Dr. Adam Walker meets Thoreau one day just as the latter has discovered the body of a young black man in…

October 17, 2012

One of my internet friends, Pauline Gaines of the Perils of Divorced Pauline, runs a regular series of posts called “Blogger Space” in which authors send in a photo of their workplace and write about it. And I follow author Jessica Speart on Facebook and Goodreads. She writes a fun series of mystery novels (nine…

November 13, 2011

The new Fairfield University bookstore has opened in downtown Fairfield, so I wandered in there today to check it out. Guess what? Behind some sort of potted palm I found a poster announcing a mystery short story contest this month. Your writing is due in to them by December 15th, and I’m not sure they…