“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
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...
So lovely to see my cat mysteries merit a mention in this smart Crime Reads piece by the great Martin Edwards!...
Reader reviews are the best – And, yes, I do read what folks post on Goodreads, Amazon, and Bookbub! This new review just blew me away! Thank you, J.E. Barnard. J.E. BarnardAuthor@jaynebarnard Recommended and rated this book 4 stars Hold Me Down Clea Simon Book...