Five Questions with Mollie Hunt

Mollie Hunt and I are cat writers. No, we don't have whiskers or fur, but we are members of an international (yes!) organization, the Cat Writers Association, which includes science writers who cover the latest veterinary and genomic news and fiction writers, like...

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Hard at work…

Sorry I haven't posted much lately. I've sent off AN INCANTATION OF CATS (Witch Cats of Cambridge #2) and am taking some time to revisit another manuscript. It's been a few months since I re-read this, so of course I'm finding all sorts of bloopers, repeats, and...

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Five questions with Laurel Davis Huber

I had to go to Nacogdoches, Texas, to meet Laurel Davis Huber, but I'm so glad I did! The occasion was the wild and wonderful Pulpwood Queens Girlfriends Weekend, one of the warmest and, well, weirdest book events I've ever attended and one that brings readers and...

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Witch cats #2

Witch Cats #2, tentatively titled An Incantation of Cats, has been sent off to my editor. Phew! In it, Becca becomes a bit more adventurous in her new role of witch detective – and her three cats (led by Clara, of course) will have to learn to work together if they're...

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Five questions with Kate Flora

You know how it is when you walk into a room for the first time? When you're not sure if you belong or who will talk with you? But then one person comes up to you and says, "Welcome! Come on and meet everyone. Let's share some stories..." Well, Kate Flora is that...

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Boskone recap

I confess, I was a bit concerned. Sure, many of my book feature fantastical elements – talking cats, witch craft, ghosts. But would they – and I – fit into a science fiction/fantasy convention? Were my mysteries really "speculative fiction"? But more than one reader,...

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Five Questions with Elisabeth Elo

Elisabeth Elo understands the dark side of cold climes! Her stunning debut was set North of Boston and with her long-awaited second book, which Publishers Weekly calls a "gripping thriller," she shows us a side of Siberia that I know I'd never even thought of ....

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Talking books, cats, rock ‘n’ roll…

With Max Bowen of Citywide Blackout podcast. Officially, this is a lead in to Boskone this weekend, but we just chatted about everything... check it out here: https://citywideblackout.podbean.com

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Five Questions with Ruth McCarty

Ruth McCarty is a force of nature. A past president of Sisters in Crime, she's one of the founders of the New England Crime Bake, our annual celebration of all things mystery. Plus, she's a founding editor of Level Best Books, which publishes an annual anthology of...

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Finally, WORLD ENOUGH in paperback!

Since it's U.S. release in 2017, my World Enough https://amzn.to/2CnZ163has only been available as a fairly pricey hardcover and an e-book (though there are good sales on the e-book occasionally). I am thrilled that finally the trade paperback of my rock 'n' roll noir...

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