“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...

“A haunting exploration of the dark side of nostalgia…”

How thrilled am I to be on this Strand Magazine 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,...

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...

“Fear” one of the “Best Pet Books of Summer”

Columnist Kim Campbell Thornton wrote up “Page Turners for Pet Lovers” in the Palm Beach Florida Weekly  – the columnist calls calls us “The Nine Best New Pet Books to Read This Summer”  – and the first book she recommends is my new Fear on...