The Unanticipated Joys of Research

By Ellen Byerrum What if clothes were haunted like houses or locations? Could a dress be toxic enough to kill? How would someone dispatch a villain in a dying velvet factory? These may not be the nicest of questions, but … Continue reading

Melodie Johnson Howe: Images of a Writer

Let’s give a big welcome to Melodie Johnson Howe. Her journey from childhood to career as a Hollywood actress to career as a mystery author is fascinating. As is her series featuring Hollywood actress/sleuth Diana Poole. My mother dropped my … Continue reading

May is Mystery Month!

May is Mystery Month! To celebrate, Koehler Books is slashing prices. Digital copies of Murder at the Moonshine Inn are on sale for 99 cents at Amazon, Barnes and Noble Nook, and Kobobooks. Also 99 cents are the following anthologies: Virginia is for Mysteries: My … Continue reading