“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
Absolutely thrilled to find out that my HOLD ME DOWN has been named a Massachusetts Center for the Book "Must Read"! This wonderful list means my psychological suspense novel is a finalist for the MassBook fiction award, which will be announced in October. In the...
If you know me at all, you know I love Hilary Mantel. It was an honor to review this new (old) collection of autobiographical stories, in large part because it was so much fun to dissect what she did with language. Also, I love the illustration that Eva Vazquez did...
Went to hear the musician John Doe last week. Wonderful songwriter with a deep baritone like velvet – I've never heard "Everybody's Talking at Me" covered so beautifully. Anyway, I ended up chatting with another fan and it turns out she works at the Globe and when a...