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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
Congratulations to Ang Pompano, whose new Diet of Death came out last month. This fun and fast-paced amateur sleuth is the first in the “Cooking with Betty” series. But readers might recognize a familiar face... This isn't your protagonist Quincy Lazarro's first...
Speaking of short stories, the wonderful Dana Cameron has an anthology out today – Pandora's Orphans – that already sounds like pure summer pleasure, whether you're at the beach or sitting around a campfire. While I first got to know Dana's writing through her Emma...
Want a little dark crime fiction to kickstart your holiday weekend? Here's my story "The Basement," up now in Punk Noir Magazine (free). PUNK NOIR MAGAZINE The Only Crime Is Getting Caught SKIP TO CONTENT PUNK NOIR MAGAZINEABOUT PUNK NOIR MAGAZINE THE BASEMENT BY...