SANTA CRUZ NOIR is here!

Here it is, folks! Ready for pre-order. I’m so excited to have my story, MISCALCULATION, in one of Akashic Books’ famous noir series anthologies. The book launch will be JUNE 10th at Skylight Books in Los Angeles. I may or may not be at that event, but I...

A Sad December: Tribute to Two Giants

I don’t know that I’ve ever seen further than others, but with my writing, I’ve certainly stood on the shoulders of giants. Unfortunately, two of them slipped away in December. The first was the world famous mystery writer Sue Grafton! I discovered...

Holiday Sale!

Before I get to the sale, let me say what a big success the NorCal Sisters in Crime Showcase was on November 4th at Books, Inc. in San Francisco. Even though we had only six books represented, the seats were jammed, possibly because it was our chapter’s 25th...

Updates!

It’s hard to keep up with my own life! One important landmark has already come and gone. On September 30th, a group of local mystery writers officially formed Santa Cruz Women of Mystery. Our goal is to conspire to support each other in our journey through the...

Another Fabulous Giveaway!

My great good fortune continues! This time I am part of Henery Press’s giveaway of mysteries featuring women sleuths. I’m in the company of some very popular writers here. The giveaway runs from only September 13 – September 19! So enter here for the...