Reviews

“One heck of a journey…” BOLO Books on Bad Boy Beat

"Put yourself into Clea Simon’s hands and prepare yourself for one heck of a journey..." That's just some of the praise BOLO Books showers on Bad Boy Beat. "[R]eaders will quickly find that the twists and turns of the plot more than satisfy—with a particularly stellar...

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“Darker and grittier…” Bristol Library weighs in

Bristol Public Library librarian and book blogger Jeanne Powers loves BAD BOY BEAT! Her in-depth review concludes:B "Good mystery, strong characterization, some fast-paced action and a few twists and turns make for a most enjoyable read." Read the full review here.

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KRL loves BBB!

"If you want a swift mystery with plenty of clues, you’ll enjoy this," writes Kings River Life critic Claire A, Murray. "Bad Boy Beat brought me back into the heart of Boston—night club life, numbered alleys, and an incredible lack of parking spaces..." Read the...

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Kirkus loves BAD BOY BEAT!

“Simon’s staccato prose sets a tense mood that keeps readers on the edge . . . New territory for Simon that’s definitely worth another chapter” – Kirkus Reviews

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“The cats steal the show…”

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! Yesterday, the Bristol Public Library book blog also weighed in on To Conjure a Killer. I encourage you to visit the original blog site (here:...

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Conjure is “a treat”!

Librarian Lesa Holstine's Lesa's Book Critiques is a must-read for mystery fans, and I'm thrilled that she has weighed in on To Conjure a Killer, calling it "a treat for cat and cozy mystery lovers." Here's the full review, but please click through to her wonderful...

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Conjure is “irresistible”!

That's the verdict of Purrs of Wisdom, Ingrid King's superlative all-things-cat blog! Here's her glowing review in full: To Conjure a Killer is the fourth book in Clea Simon’s charming Witch Cats of Cambridge series, and like the other books in the series, the...

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Hold Me Down on Book Bub

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...

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“Rough and redemptive” raves Fredericksburg Star

Overjoyed about this rave review of HOLD ME DOWN in the Sunday Fredericksburg Free-Lance Star: SEX, DRUGS, MUSIC —AND MURDER For a few rockers—the Rolling Stones are the archetype—the road goes on forever. For many, it detours into ordinary life: work, family,...

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Gumshoe loves “A Cat on the Case”

"The plotting is tight ... The action is nearly constant and the danger is real and you can only hope Becca stays aware and alert to stay safe. It all makes for an exciting adventure with enough danger to keep you reading to find out what will happen next." – Gumshoe...

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