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

Cheryl Crane: Mystery Writer Flying Under the Radar

Mention Cheryl Crane’s name, especially to those of a “certain age,” and you get the usual responses: “Oh yes, Lana Turner’s daughter,” or “Oh yes, the one who killed her mother’s gangster lover, Johnny Stompanato.” But ask them about Cheryl … Continue reading

Update: What books are on my nightstand right now?

Last September Sisters in Crime put out a call to bloggers to participate in a September Sinc-Up. My favorite of the seven questions they suggested is “What books are on your nightstand right now?” and I lost no time in … Continue reading