Dig Boston on “World Enough”

BOSTON ROCK NOIR: CLEA SIMON’S SCENESTER MYSTERY HAS BEEN SIMMERING FOR DECADES October 24, 2017 By CHRIS FARAONE Sometimes it feels like half the people I know around Boston have contributed to the newspapers and magazines I have written for over the past couple of...

Kingdom Books on “World Enough”

Boston Noir With a Dangerous “Backbeat” in Clea Simon’s WORLD ENOUGH She’s quietly brought us four different semi-mystical cat and amateur sleuth mystery series over the past decade — and some edgy nonfiction before that. Now Boston...

Publishers Weekly on “World Enough”

“Intriguing series launch … readers with a taste for noir are sure to want to see more.” This intriguing series launch from Simon, best known for her cozy Dulcie Schwartz mysteries (Into the Grey, etc.), introduces Boston journalist Tara Winton, who back in the...

Kirkus Reviews on “World Enough”

“[A] fascinating reminiscence of sex, drugs, and rock and roll.”   A woman obsessed with the Boston rock music scene of 20 years ago discovers that it’s not quite what she remembers.Forty-something Tara Winton hates her comfortable but dull job in corporate...

Do Some Damage

WORLD ENOUGH … a nostalgic trip back to the ’80s Boston rock scene by someone who was there. Simon’s best known for her cat mysteries like hardboiled (or should I say tough mouser?) THE NINTH LIFE but she is equally adept evoking the gritty past of...

Richmond Times-Dispatch

By Jay Strafford A most unusual detective team — a girl and a cat — returns for a second outing in “As Dark as My Fur” (208 pages, Severn House, $28.99), the second installment in Clea Simon’s newest series. Carrie “Care”...