A Cat on the Case

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“Fans of feline cozies will be charmed.” – Publishers Weekly

Yes, this is a feline-filled cozy, but it’s also an intricate work of speculative fiction…” – Kingdom Books

An Incantation of Cats

“Simon expertly casts suspicion on one member of her tiny human cast after another … for readers who want all cats, all the time.”

 

-Kirkus Reviews

World Enough

“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

A Spell of Murder

 

“Delightful … You don’t have to be a cat lover to appreciate this paranormal cozy’s witty observations, entertaining dialogue, and astute characterizations.”                   – Publishers Weekly

 

Cross My Path

“Epic in scope.”

– Bristol Public Library

“Not only reflects a thorough understanding of feline behavior, but also a connection to the feline essence.”

– The Conscious Cat

Fear on Four Paws

“Irresistible.”

– Publishers Weekly

“Series fans will lap it up.”

– Booklist

As Dark As My Fur

“Clea Simon paints a sweeping emotional cityscape that will stay with you long after you put the book down.”

 

-Ingrid King

 

Welcome

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.

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Newest Books

Clea Simon writes with authority and affection about a lost world. Highly recommended.
Catriona McPherson

A twisty, bittersweet trip, with just the right mix of edge and nostalgia.
Joseph Finder

So vividly written and so rich and real, these characters’ collective loss of innocence feels shockingly personal
Caroline Leavitt

This is a haunting carpe noctem novel, and Simon seizes the night with a firm, relentless grip
Anthony DeCurtis

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