The Big Thrill

My  interview in The Bill Thrill for Tail of the Dragon appeared in August 2018.

My Interview at Mythical Books

What are the ingredients of a good mystery? And what is their perfect proportion? There are many ingredients to a good mystery, but in my opinion the one super important element is plot.  Plot is structure and that’s the thing that everything else hangs on –...

Interview with Fran Lewis

Release day for Tail of the Dragon was August 8, 2018 and I was thrilled to be interviewed by Fran Lewis at Blog Talk Radio.  It was early in the morning for me, but armed with a cup of coffee, I managed to muddle through.  We chatted about the Zodiac Mysteries,...

Ever Considered Murder?

Well, don’t tell a soul, but I have.  That’s how the first inklings of Tail of the Dragon sprouted in my brain. That’s when I first considered murdering a lawyer or . . . lawyers.  Whaat, you say?  A lawyer?  Why?  Well, a long time ago, I worked for a lawyer who was...

Doin’ the Time Warp

Remember Tim Curry in The Rocky Horror Picture Show singing that song?  He, in his wig, bustier and boots, is the image that comes to mind when I think about TIME — that annoying dimension that trips me up and causes me to tear out my hair.  Most of all when I’m...

Newhall Library Mystery Author Event

Thanks to the wonderful Jane Beebe, this dinner and mystery author panel was a fabulous event!  I was in great company with Ellison Cooper, Paddy Hirsch, Paul D. Marks and Patricia Smiley, and last but certainly not least, our moderator Carlene O’Neil.  My only...