When I began writing the first Zodiac Mystery (The Madness of Mercury), I didn’t intend that the fictional Mystic Eye occult bookshop would become a recurring location. I should have realized it would as the series went on. After all, my San Francisco astrologer, Julia Bonatti, discovered her first astrology books there. Her best friend […]
With each Zodiac Mystery, I try to find a unique section of the city in which to place a story, or search for historic or unusual buildings. No problem there, because San Francisco is a city that truly values and preserves its architecture and history. In the first Zodiac Mystery, The Madness of Mercury, I […]
I’m thrilled that Serpent’s Doom (Zodiac Mystery #4) is featured on Don Herron’s Up and Down These Mean Streets (of San Francisco). If you’re there, make sure you sign up for one of Don’s Dashiell Hammett walking tours. You won’t regret it!