“This devastatingly powerful mystery hits you like a punch to the heart.”
— Caroline Leavitt, New York Times-bestselling author
“A darkly suspenseful dive into friendship, fame, murder, and the thrilling power of rock music. I couldn’t put it down.”
—Meg Gardiner, author of the UNSUB series
“With a colorful cast of characters, a gift for detail, and intricate plotting, Simon takes her readers deep into the esoteric world of the Boston music scene.”
–Lisa Unger, New York Times-bestselling author
I’m Clea Simon, author of the upcoming psychological suspense Hold Me Down; the rock ‘n’ roll noir World Enough; the Theda Krakow, Dulcie Schwartz, Pru Marlowe, Witch Cats of Cambridge, and Blackie & Care mysteries; and also a handful of nonfiction books. Please browse around and make yourself at home. I’d love to see you at one of my events, and I’m always happy to hear your feedback.
Recent Blog Posts
Getting ready to chat with mystery maven and bookstore owner Barbara Peters at the famed Poisoned Pen bookstore tonight (virtually). Our event happens at 4 p.m. Arizona time – that's 7 p.m. for those of us on the East Coast. You can join in via the Poisoned Pen's...
With HOLD ME DOWN, Simon "stakes her claim as crime fiction’s foremost purveyor of tales that blend mystery with music. ... this is a character that demands to be invested in. " I'm overjoyed to share this rave review from BOLO Books. There's so much here, I'm...
Happy book birthday to Hold Me Down! I've waited so long for this book to be published, please help me celebrate. Share your pictures of HOLD ME DOWN in print or the ebook cover on Twitter, FB, or Instagram, and I'll reach out with some pub week treats! Thanks to the...