“An excellent series… Thank you, Bristol Public Library

The Book Blog of the Bristol (VA) Public Library weighs in on Fear On Four Paws: ” It’s an excellent series and comes highly recommended,” writes blogger/librarian Jeanne. “This series is often called a cozy, though that’s not the label I would give...

“Delightful,” raves PW about A SPELL OF MURDER

I am over the moon about this Publishers Weekly review for my Dec. 11 cat cozy, A Spell of Murder: “Set in Cambridge, Mass., this delightful series launch from Simon (World Enough) introduces three talking cats—littermates Clara, Harriet, and Laurel—and their...

WORLD ENOUGH in the Strand Magazine

How thrilled am I to be on this list, “Five Reinventions of the Boston Crime Novel”? To have my WORLD ENOUGH called “a haunting exploration of the dark side of nostalgia and the differing perceptions of shared experiences.” Um, very. (Read the...

George V. Higgins and me?!?

Fascinating piece on George V. Higgins (author of “Friends of Eddie Coyle,” etc.) and the development of the Boston crime novel in the new issue of CrimeReads. Overwhelming to me because the article’s author Scott von Doviak referenced ME as an heir...

“a delightful read….” RTE on FEAR ON FOUR PAWS

Writing for Reviewing the Evidence, a crime fiction journal, onetime Pinkerton investigator and former journalist Ruth Castleberry takes on my Fear on Four Paws, noting, “the exchanges between various animal characters and Pru are skillfully done and sound...