Tag Archives: cozy mysteries

A BOOK, A LAUNCH, AND A CAT CONVENTION!

One week! Cosmic Cat launches in one week! I’m excited, not just because I’m bringing a new book out into the light, but also because it will be launching from a particularly thrilling venue, Pop Cats Portland-Cat, Pop, and Art … Continue reading

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COSMIC CAT HAS A LAUNCH DATE!

When a superhero cosplayer falls to his death at a comic con, Lynley is left holding the bag— and a cat! Who killed Captain Cat? His tribe wants to know. When the Captain is murdered at Bridgetown Comic-con and philanthropist … Continue reading

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A NIGHT TO SHINE – THE CWA AWARDS BANQUET

It was finally time! Everyone donned their best cat dresses, ears, and bling to meet in the banquet room for the final event of the conference, the dinner and awards ceremony. There was excitement in the air as we looked … Continue reading

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COSMIC CAT, AN UPDATE, AND A GLIMPSE AT THE COVER

  COSMIC CAT, the 6th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery, is underway! I just finished the fourth draft, the one where I go through and plug in all the research results, cull through the overused words, and generally clean up … Continue reading

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WHAT’S DIFFERENT ABOUT “CAT CALL”?

What’s different about Cat Call? That’s a tough one. Cat Call is a cozy, and cozies have rules. Cozy readers require a certain set of elements. We want to revisit the old neighborhood. We want to meet characters who have … Continue reading

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CAT CALL COVER REVEAL!

  Cat Call, my 4th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery, launches in less than 2 months! “When a friend suffers a bizarre accident on the set of a television pilot, Lynley takes over as cat handler, only to find out the … Continue reading

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CATS! CAN YOU BELIEVE?

If you have read any of my Crazy Cat Lady cozy mysteries, (Cats’ Eyes, Copy Cats, Cat’s Paw) you know that I begin each chapter with an interesting cat tip or fact. I’ve amassed quite a collection and thought it … Continue reading

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WHAT I’M WATCHING: MIDSOMER MURDERS

MIDSOMER MURDERS Crime, Drama, Mystery | TV Series (1997– ) The stories are set in modern-day England and revolve around Tom Barnaby’s (later, John Barnaby’s) efforts to solve numerous murders that take place in the idyllic, picturesque but deadly villages … Continue reading

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CAT’S PAW: IT’S ALMOST TIME!

Cat’s Paw, from the back cover: “When cat shelter volunteer Lynley Cannon attends an elite creative retreat at the world-famous Cloverleaf Animal Sanctuary in the San Juan Islands, she gets more than a lesson in art. Accused by vigilantes of … Continue reading

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CAT’S PAW COVER REVEAL CONTEST WINNERS

Thank you, everyone who participated in my Cat’s Paw Cover Reveal contest. I know it must have been hard to choose from all of Leslie Cobb’s beautiful cat paintings, but I hope you had fun looking. I love Leslie’s work … Continue reading

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