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

Virginia is for Mysteries II: Reunion in Shockoe Slip

  Nancy is a bestselling author. Roger is an expert on Internet security and digital photography. Back in their Tinseltown (aka Hollywood) days they were lovers—but, alas, they weren’t destined to remain a couple and wound up going their separate … 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