A day with Becca Colwin

Thanks to award-winning book blog Dru's Book Musings, today I got to showcase the human heroine of A Cat on the Case. What fun! Becca Colwin by Clea Simon Jan 22, 2021 | A Day In My Life A friend is supposed to have your back, right? I wish I didn’t have to...

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Thanks, Obama!

Oh, how I wish #44 had still been our president the last four years. Not the least because then he probably wouldn't have had time to write A Promised Land, his current bestseller (and tops on my TBR list). I have nothing against Obama's huge post-presidential success...

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Gabriel Valjan: The Rhythm Is Gonna Get You

Thrilled to host Gabriel Valjan here today. Gabriel's a fellow Bostonian and a music fan, and his novels of suspense are chock full of the kind of sensual detail that make them perfect for a winter escape. His latest, Symphony Road revisits a Boston I remember,...

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“Incantation” a Top Five cat book!

The Conscious Cat blog covers all things cat – from health and behavior to feline fiction. So you can imagine how thrilled I was to have two books in blogger Ingrid King's 2020 top five (one – Fear on Four Paws – is from a previous year, but no complaints!). Her list...

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Here’s to a cozy Jólabókaflóðið!

It's here! The Icelandic "book flood," my new favorite holiday. Since today's forecast here in Massachusetts is for blowy, cold rain, I can't imagine a better way to spend the day! Some of you (you know who you are) have advance copies of my January cozy, A Cat on the...

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All the candles..

To celebrate the last night of Chanukah, I can't resist sharing this Daveed Diggs ditty: "A Puppy for Chanukah." May all your dreams come true! https://youtu.be/gbxyZAduGvY

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E-book sale THIS WEEK ONLY!

Now's your chance to cozy up with some of my cat cozies – Dogs Don't Lie, Cats Can't Shoot, and Cries and Whiskers are on sale for $1.99 this week only on all platforms (that means, Kindle, Google Play, Nook...) These links are only good Dec. 15 through Dec. 22, so...

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Booklist loves “A Cat on the Case”

"Clara, a small calico cat with the magical power to shade herself into invisibility, has the big job of watching over her human companion," this review (in the January issue of Booklist begins. "Cat-loving cozy fans with a taste for the paranormal will find a lot to...

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Mystery Loves Georgia!

Hurry! The Mystery Loves Georgia auction is almost done. Today (Friday, Dec. 11) is your last day to bid on everything from cozies to thrillers, manuscript critiques to agent meetings, cocktails to getaways, and a few hundred more treats! Yeah, I donated a cozy book...

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