Entries by Connie

Memories of the Mystic Eye

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 […]

The Windmills of San Francisco

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 […]

Enter a Wizard, Stage Left

I’m chatting about Enter a Wizard, Stage Left, the prequel novella to the Zodiac Mysteries, at I Read What You Write.

The Big Thrill

My interview at ITW’s The Big Thrill, all about the inspiration for Serpent’s Doom.    

Up and Down These Mean Streets

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!  

SCWA Hump Day Book Tour

Maddie Margarita has graciously invited me to the Southern California Hump Day Book Tour. Listen in here.  

Mystery Ink

I’ll be with good friends Kim Fay (Love and Saffron) and Laurie Stevens (the Gabriel McRay thrillers) at Mystery Ink in Huntington Beach at 1:00 p.m.  If you’re in the area, I hope you’ll stop by!    

Read Your Writes

My interview with Kim at Read Your Writes is up today. It’s all about Enter a Wizard, Stage Left, a prequel novella to the Zodiac Mysteries.