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

In Memory of My Favorite Mystery Authors. And Maybe Yours.

During these last days of 2015 I’m taking a moment to remember some mystery authors I have loved and lost. This is an all-year tribute and not limited to 2015. In addition to well-known authors I hope to introduce readers … Continue reading

Drinkwater’s Folly by James Pendleton

Looking for something new and different for your blog post? How about mining your acknowledgments page? That’s what I did and, lo and behold, came up with a gem. I met James Pendleton and his wife when he was signing … Continue reading

Virginia is for Mysteries II: Reunion in Shockoe Slip

  Nancy is a bestselling author. Roger is an expert on Internet security and digital photography. Back in their Tinseltown (aka Hollywood) days they were lovers—but, alas, they weren’t destined to remain a couple and wound up going their separate … Continue reading