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

How Much Grit Do You Want in Your Mystery?

I’m pleased to have mystery writer Marilyn Meredith as a return guest. Marilyn writes her Rocky Bluff, California series under the name F.M. Meredith. She has just released the latest title, A Crushing Death. Today she takes on the question … Continue reading