Carolyn Haines and A Visitation of Angels

You may have seen Carolyn Haines on CrimeReaders before. She’s a USA Today bestselling author and the founder of the Mad Catters, who write a multi-author series of standalone, single-author cozy black cat detective romantic mysteries. (My contribution, Trouble Most Faire, is #11 in the series.) Carolyn is a prankster, and animal welfare activist who … More Carolyn Haines and A Visitation of Angels

Guest Post by Michael Guillebeau : Why I Got Mad—Where My Book MAD Librarian Came From

So I’m a mystery/humor writer and I take my inspiration where I can find it. My first book, Josh Whoever, started from a Steely Dan song, and my third book, Play Nice, came from watching my daughter playing soccer against bigger, rougher boys and being told to “play nice” (by the other teams’ parents, of … More Guest Post by Michael Guillebeau : Why I Got Mad—Where My Book MAD Librarian Came From

Mystery Author Michael Guillebeau Blends Sharp Writing with Quirky Characters and Offbeat Humor

I first met Michael Guillebeau at Killer Nashville, where the manuscript for his first novel, Josh Whoever, was a top ten finalist for the Claymore Awards. That book was published by Five Star Mysteries in 2013 and received a starred review from Library Journal, was named a Mystery Debut of the Month by them, and was … More Mystery Author Michael Guillebeau Blends Sharp Writing with Quirky Characters and Offbeat Humor

Literary Thriller Author Philip Cioffari Talks About The Bronx Kill

I heard Philip speak at Murder in the Magic City, a terrific little conference held every year in Birmingham, AL. He was articulate and personable, and you could tell that, not only did he have a passion for the act of writing, he had a passion for the craft of writing. This was a writer for … More Literary Thriller Author Philip Cioffari Talks About The Bronx Kill

Q&A with Edgar Winner Steven Womack: The Return of Harry James Denton

Almost every time I go to a book signing or festival, at least one person says to me, “You know who I like? That guy who wrote about that Nashville PI, Harry James Denton.” “Steven Womack,” I say. “And I know what you mean. I like him too.” In fact, Harry James Denton is the … More Q&A with Edgar Winner Steven Womack: The Return of Harry James Denton