Write What (and Where) You Know: Location as Character

by Heather Weidner Thank you so much for letting me visit. I’m Heather Weidner, and I write the Delanie Fitzgerald mysteries, Secret Lives and Private Eyes, The Tulip Shirt Murders, and Glitter, Glam, and Contraband. All are set in and … Continue reading

The Natalie McMasters Mysteries

by Thomas A. Burns, Jr. I write the Natalie McMasters Mysteries. Natalie McMasters is a detective for the new millennium. As the series opens, Nattie is twenty, short and blonde (OK, it’s bleached!), way cute, and a pre-law student at … Continue reading

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

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