Happy summer!

So much for the summer slowdown… Whew! That was exhausting! I’ve just gotten through the edits of next winter’s mystical cat cozy, A Spell of Murder, and have been looking forward to some lazy summer days.  (More on that here.) Then the calls and emails started. Yes,...

“Shimmers with brilliance…” Thank you, Richmond Times-Dispatch!

“[A]n intricate and smart plot, authentic dialogue and a heartfelt rendering of remembrance and regret, and Simon’s dark story shimmers with brilliance  — and stands as her finest.” – Richmond Times-Dispatch on World Enough here’s the full writeup in...

“Everybody has a past…”

“Everybody has a past…” That’s how Mollie Hunt’s review of WORLD ENOUGH. Read the full text below: Everybody has a past. Some are more memorable than others; some we would prefer to forget. My own past was rooted in the hippie movement...

“Simon knows what she’s writing about…” Thank you!

“Once a reporter, always a reporter. Simon knows what’s she writing about.” So says book blogger Nancy Pate in her latest blog, “Past Crimes,” which rounds up books that look back in time. The longtime book critic for the Orlando Sun Sentinel,...

“World Enough” in the Boston Globe

NEW ENGLAND LITERARY NEWS | NINA MACLAUGHLIN  A Boston story that rocks  Clea Simon’s new noir, “World Enough,’’ is steeped in the 1980s Boston rock scene, with its sticky-floored clubs, radio stations dusted in coke, stars and hangers-on, seedy barbacks, and all the...