Starting in the Middle of a Series. Do you ever?

Do you ever start in the middle of an established series? I can hear you gasp though cyberspace right now! At my first mystery book group in Santa Clarita, California, I drove my fellow readers wild with my lack of … Continue reading

Party time! Virginia is for Mysteries II Launches

Time to celebrate! Join me and the Sisters in Crime Central Virginia and Mysteries by the Sea chapters as we launch the Virginia is for Mysteries Volume II anthology on Saturday, February 27, 2:00-3:30 p.m. at the new Libbie Mill Library … Continue reading

Hazel Rose’s Black Bean Chili

In Murder at the Book Group Hazel Rose needs to take a bereavement casserole to Evan, the victim’s husband (who happens to be Hazel’s first husband). Problem is, Hazel doesn’t “do” casseroles—but she can turn out a mean chili. In … Continue reading

Nancy Drew Visits Virginia for Historic Garden Week

It’s believed that Harriet Stratemeyer Adams, writing under the Carolyn Keene pen name, visited Charlottesville in the 1950s during Virginia’s Historic Garden Week and decided to have the intrepid Nancy Drew solve a mystery there. She did just that in The … Continue reading