“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
- psychological suspense novel Hold Me Down
- rock ‘n’ roll noir World Enough
- Theda Krakow mysteries
- Dulcie Schwartz mysteries
- Pru Marlowe mysteries
- Witch Cats of Cambridge mysteries
- Blackie & Care mysteries
- A handful of nonfiction books
Provocative, moving, and suspenseful
Gripping and intense…darkly suspenseful
Pitch-perfectly dark psychological suspense
Cracking plot in a rich setting… perfection
Powerfully written and compulsively readable
Powerful…hits you like a punch in the heart
A justice-gets-done story that you can’t put down.
Raw and compelling suspense novel
Recent Blog POsts
She rubs her thumb over the F clef on her wrist. A reminder, faded now, of what she had. The cost … [Thanks to Janet Rudolph for posting this over at Mystery Fanfare! Just in case you missed it, I'm running it here too] Gal Raver, my protagonist, has a tattoo of...
To be fearless is to let the creative impulse take you where it will. ... Abby Frucht and I went deep when we chatted about writing, process, and Hold Me Down back in October. The original interview ran on the JMWW blog, and I'm now reprinting it here: NO HOLDS...
(This ran in today's Boston Globe, reprinted here in full.) ALEKSANDRA/ADOBE What makes a victim? This might seem like an odd question for a writer of crime fiction, where the emphasis is usually on the crime, if not the criminal. But, recently, as I branched into the...