Tag Archives: cozy mysteries

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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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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