Tag Archives: cozy mysteries

CRAZY CAT LADY NEWS: NEXT UP – ADVENTURE CAT!

There is a new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery in the works! Adventure Cat takes up five years after the Cat’s Cradle short story where Lynley saves a kitten stuck in a gym bag and ends up running for her … Continue reading

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CAT CONUNDRUM – 10 FACTS AND FANCIES

It always amazes me when I write a book how many details come into play. To create a full story, I draw on my own experiences as well as do research on things beyond my personal realm. Here are a … Continue reading

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CAT CONUNDRUM COVER REVEAL, PHASE 4 – Here it is!

I can’t wait a moment longer! There you have it, the beautiful cover for the 7th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery, Cat Conundrum. Do you love it? I love it! I love Leslie’s use of color and texture to tell … Continue reading

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CAT CONUNDRUM COVER REVEAL, PHASE 1

  What’s new? There is a new Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery on the near horizon. I don’t yet have a publishing date, but I am aiming for October 29, 2020, National Cat Day. For the past several years, I have … Continue reading

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CELEBRATING SUMMER WITH A BIG BOOK SALE

  Are you ready for some GOOD news? I have reduced the price of all my ebooks! All Kindle versions of my books are now $2.99 or less on Amazon*. There are many reasons why I decided to make this … Continue reading

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LOCKDOWN? WHAT A GREAT TIME TO READ A BOOK!

  The world’s gone crazy, and not the cat lady kind. We suddenly find ourselves in various states of voluntary quarantine and lockdown. For some of us, the introverts, this may not change a lot of our daily routine, but … Continue reading

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FICTION WRITING Part 1: CAPTURING THE FICTIONAL WORLD

  As most of you know, I write the Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery series featuring Lynley Cannon, a sixty-something cat shelter volunteer who finds more trouble than a cat in catnip. I write every day; never have writers’ block; … Continue reading

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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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