The Singing Sands by Josephine Tey This is an old-fashioned British mystery in the style of Agatha Christie. Published in 1953, The Singing Sands shows the reader a world and time different from our own. Not just the fictional place and time, but the writer’s post-WWII perspective. How different are our current views on Arabia, … Continue reading Review: The Singing Sands
Review: The Broken Teaglass
Word Nerds Unite! The Broken Teaglass, by Emily Arsenault, is a story for lovers of words . . . Word Nerds . . . enthusiasts who love reading words, but also love learning their definitions, musing on their origins, and finding the best and most accurate words for use in their own vocabulary. Who knew this … Continue reading Review: The Broken Teaglass
The Birth of a Novel
A Chronicle of Progress as I write my fourth novel. After completing my third novel, Gator Bait - A Tennis Team Mystery, I wondered which direction my next novel should take. I’ll be honest. I dithered around. I was busy preparing Gator for publication, marketing my other novels, and distracted from writing daily . . . … Continue reading The Birth of a Novel
Happy Month of May!
I love to see the woods behind my house greening up. To me it means hope after a long winter. Today is rainy and overcast, but my backyard looks beautiful anyway . . . fresh and new. Speaking of fresh and new . . . Along … Continue reading Happy Month of May!
CLUE / Golf Mystery Event
Our golf league asked me to create a mystery event. As a mystery novelist, I jumped on the idea of merging the golf game with the CLUE board game. We held the event this past Tuesday and the players raved about it . . . “The best event we’ve ever had.” Partners in Crime Golfers … Continue reading CLUE / Golf Mystery Event