Those “Missing” Authors: An Update

In December I posted about crime novelists who have vanished from the publishing scene as well as those who have left us for the great beyond. Both posts have been among my most successful to date. Thank you, readers! Read … Continue reading

To My Author Mentors: Thanks!

Early in my writing career, I was advised to study the works of other writers. During the years (and years!) of writing Murder at the Book Group I did just that, analyzing the character development, story structure, and styles of … Continue reading

The Woman in White: Mysteries at Our Own Doors

Romance, mystery, conflict, deception, secrets, and all around evil doings make The Woman in White a page turner. This classic by Wilkie Collins was considered a “sensation” novel when published in 1859 and is now noted as an early example … Continue reading