Thursday, June 16, 2016

Dulcie is BACK!

It's been too long, but Dulcie Schwartz will be back soon (Sept. in the U.S.) with INTO THE GREY. Isn't this a beautiful cover?

Tuesday, June 14, 2016

"The Queen of Pet Noir" is back!

That's me, folks! But, according to this review, it could be Pru Marlowe she's talking about: "It takes a strong person to let your vulnerability show – and Simon shows us Pru in all her incarnations. We see not just a cute story about a woman who can talk to animals; we can see the character evolving and growing into someone more aware of her place in the bigger picture of the world."

Friday, June 10, 2016

Summertime, and the living is easy...

This reader bought my "The Ninth Life" at my Harvard Book Store book signing months ago, but she's been busy at work. Just sent me this vacation picture, though. Sweet!

Thursday, June 9, 2016

"PARROTS PROVE DEADLY" in real life?

Someone dies ... is it murder? What if the only witness is a foul-mouthed African grey parrot? That was the premise of my "Parrots Prove Deadly," a Pru Marlowe pet noir. But now it's unfolding in a real-life murder case, where the prosecution wants to be able to use a parrot's speech as testimony...

“There’s a good chance [Bud] basically had a PTSD breakdown and is repeating the last thing his favorite person said,” a parrot expert told the Huffington Post. “Is it provable though?"

Read more here.