Through a Broken Window

by Paul D. Marks “It is through that broken window that we see the world…” – Alice Walker Someone asked me why I had written my novels the Shamus Award-winning White Heat and the new sequel to it Broken Windows. … 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

How a Mountain Setting Defines Character

Marilyn Meredith is back with Seldom Traveled, the latest in her Deputy Tempe Crabtree series. Today she tells us how a mountain setting defines character. Welcome, Marilyn. Being a deputy in a mountain community is much different for Tempe Crabtree … Continue reading

If You Like Mysteries Set in Bookstores, Here’s a List For You …

Last month readers enjoyed my list of mysteries set in book groups. I promised a similar list of crime series set in bookstores; some feature dealers in rare books. Without further ado, here’s the list (feel free to add your … Continue reading