Reading List for Music and Mystery Fans

Picture this: a celebrated jazz singer belts out her last song and leaves the stage amid thunderous applause. The lights go on, and so does the applause. Only one fan doesn’t join in … she’s slumped over the table, long … Continue reading

Marilyn Meredith’s Fascination with Law Enforcement

My guest is Marilyn Meredith, a prolific mystery writer who just released her latest Deputy Tempe Crabtree mystery, Not as It Seems. Family is important to Marilyn and today she tells us how her family sparked her interest in law … Continue reading

Introducing Murder at the Book Group’s Annabel Mitchell: My Favorite Character

If pressed to name my favorite character in Murder at the Book Group I wouldn’t hesitate for a second—it’s Annabel Mitchell, hands down. She’s not the most likeable character I created, but she’s oh so interesting. There’s just something about … Continue reading

Introducing Art Woods: Murder at the Book Group’s Shadow Son

… I told her that I was a flop with chicks, I’ve been this way since 1956 … Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller could have written their 1959 hit song, “Love Potion No. 9,” for Murder on Tour’s Art Woods, … Continue reading

Introducing Sarah Rubottom: Murder at the Book Group’s English Teacher

Sarah Rubottom is a retired English teacher and member of the Murder on Tour book group who takes authors to task for poor writing. And don’t get her started on typos. Berkeley-educated, she transitioned from a sixties-era hippie to a … Continue reading