Anastasia Devlin is a virtual assistant, an invisible researcher and finder-of-all-things, known to her clients as a handle and a PO Box. She’s also the daughter of a gorgeous, dysfunctional woman of many marriages & affairs who has spent a lifetime globetrotting and possibly spying for her country. At twenty-six Ana bolted, and has been hidden from her family for four years.
Then one morning she opens her door to find her nine year old sister Elizabeth Georgiana, I.E. EG for Evil Genius. And the plot just gets more tangled and crazy from there.
The highlight of our Saturday morning is going to the Albany Farmer’s Market to buy duck eggs. I didn’t think I would be writing today’s blog about eggs, but, well, sometimes if there is no looming personal subject or event … Continue reading
I just finished this dandy volume by Lisa Zunshine, Why We Read Fiction: Theory of Mind and the Novel. It’s readable, makes a lot of sense, and in Kindle ebook format it is FREE. Writers, go get it.
February 11, mystery/adventure lovers, my debut mystery novel, THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER (Pegasus Crime) releases in trade paperback. I await my author’s copies as I type. I know it’s hard to spring for a hardback novel. I admit I only do … Continue reading
I’m celebrating the February 11 release of the trade paperback edition of THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER starring the inimitable Gina “Tinkerbell” Miyoko, private eye. In Book View Cafe’s online bookstore, the prequel novelette, “Tinkerbell on Walkabout” is on sale for $1.99 … Continue reading
Before I had quite finished writing the manuscript that became THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER (Pegasus Crime, Oct. 2018), I penned detective Gina Miyoko’s genesis story, Tinkerbell on Walkabout, and posted it as a novelette here on Book View Cafe. Some of … Continue reading
I did something really cool a while back. I went to a seminar sponsored by Mystery Writers of America (MWA), an organization I joined after the publication of my first Gina Miyoko Mystery, THE ANTIQUITIES HUNTER (from Pegasus Crime). The seminar … Continue reading
Whistling Bagpipes Whistling River Lodge Mysteries 3 by Irene Radford The Grand Festival of Highland Arts and Games has descended upon the Whistling River Resort and Golf Course. Glenna McClain, General Manager and part owner of the lodge, has her … Continue reading
Whistle While You Plow Whistling River Lodge Mysteries 2 by Phyllis Irene Radford An antique steam tractor pull removes a stump at the Whistling River Resort and Golf Course, revealing a skeleton in the root ball of a man who … Continue reading
Orcas Investigation The Chameleon Chronicles 3 by Laura Gayle Camille Tate has found the spot she would like to call home . . . but staying in one place has dangers for a woman who always fades away. … Continue reading