“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 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
"As much character study as mystery ... this is Simon's best book to date." Thank you so much, Book Blog of the Bristol Public Library! Click here to read the original review. Bookblog of the Bristol Library Reviews by the Reference Department of the Bristol Public...
Dear friends, You’ve been hearing me talk about this book for years now, and finally Hold Me Down* will be released next Tuesday, Oct. 19. Thanks to the pandemic, it doesn’t look like I’m going to have any in-person events. However, I’ve paired with three very cool...
When I heard that Book Riot had called Raquel V. Rayes' Mango, Mambo, and Murder "a vibrant, diverse, LGBTQ-inclusive cast," adding "Raquel Reyes's deft balance of sensitive topics and frothy intrigue make this a standout," I was intrigued. And then when I saw that...