“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
This year, the Boston Book Fest's Lit Crawl is "taking it to the streets," in that all events will be OUTSIDE! The June 10 eventincludes three evening sessions (at 6, 7, and 8 pm), and I am thrilled that I'll be part of two events, both taking place in Cambridge's...
Well, not exactly – but the wonderful Welsh-Canadian author Cathy Ace has a new book out, her tenth Cait Morgan Mystery, The Corpse with the Iron Will. Cathy's not only a celebrated creator of atmospheric crime fiction, the IPPY and Bony Blithe Award-winning Ace is...
It's here! The cover for Hold Me Down, coming Oct. 5 from Polis Books. Isn't she dark?