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

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

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

My Interview on Lisa Ks Book Reviews

Lisa Kelley of Lisa Ks Book Reviews is interviewing me today on her blog. She’s posed some pretty probing questions, like the following: Do you recall when and/or how your interest in writing originated? How has the response been for … Continue reading