First in an exciting new cozy mystery series!
“Delightful … You don’t have to be a cat lover to appreciate this paranormal cozy’s witty observations, entertaining dialogue, and astute characterizations.” – Publishers Weekly
I’m Clea Simon, author of 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.
Clea Simon writes with authority and affection about a lost world. Highly recommended.Catriona McPherson
A twisty, bittersweet trip, with just the right mix of edge and nostalgia.Joseph Finder
So vividly written and so rich and real, these characters’ collective loss of innocence feels shockingly personalCaroline Leavitt
This is a haunting carpe noctem novel, and Simon seizes the night with a firm, relentless gripAnthony DeCurtis
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