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

First in an exciting new cozy mystery series!

“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

Out now!

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

 

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 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.

As featured in the Wall Street Journal and on NPR

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

Recent Blog Posts

Five Questions with Aimee Hix

Aimee Hix has been nominated for just about every prize there is (think Lefty, Agatha, Anthony, Shamus, etc.) and her protagonist, PI Willa Pennington is why. The tough-as-nails private investigator puts herself on the line in her first two outings. We're eagerly...

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Drinks with Reads!

Thrilled to take part in this regular Friday feature over at Mystery Playground. The setup is simple – it's Friday! Wouldn't you want to unwind with a drink with your favorite character? Whether you want one with a bit of – ahem – feline spirit or you prefer something...

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Five Questions with Laura Purcell

As any reader of my Dulcie Schwartz mysteries must have figured out, I love a good Gothic – the weirder and scarier, the better! Well, I first heard of Laura Purcell from a publicist. Was I interested in reviewing her upcoming The Poison Thread, described as a...

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