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FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat’s Paw

FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat’s Paw I’ve been lucky enough to have visited both the San Juan Islands and a prestigious animal sanctuary that at one time held art retreats. Combining those two elements into Lynley’s latest scene of murder(s) seemed the … Continue reading

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WHY I WRITE COZIES, AND WHY I READ THEM, TOO

This is a harsh world. The last nearly-two years have brought an even harsher layer to what already was. Pandemic, violence, civil unrest. In the face of this reality, I choose to see also the good, the beauty, the kindness, … Continue reading

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2022 DAY ONE-FINISHED MY MEMOIR!

  It’s the first day of a brand new year! I didn’t do it on purpose, but this morning I finished the second draft of my memoir, THERE’S A CAT HAIR IN MY MASK: How Cats Helped Me Through Unprecedented Times and … Continue reading

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TEN THINGS ABOUT 2021

Happy New Year’s Eve! Are you ready to embark on another year? What wonders and horrors might it hold? Since we can’t look into the future, I thought I’d do a bit of reminiscing about 2021. It wasn’t as bad as … Continue reading

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FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat Conundrum

Cat Conundrum, the lucky 7th Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery featuring Lynley Cannon, a sixty-something cat shelter volunteer who finds more trouble than a cat in catnip. The story takes place in January, so I thought it a good choice … Continue reading

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FIRST CHAPTERS: Cat Noel

Even though Cat Noel is a novella, I thought it a good choice for my First Chapters blogpost series since it is that time of year! When I set out to write Cat Noel, I wasn’t sure what it should … Continue reading

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BOOKS FOR THE HOLIDAYS – YES PLEASE!

Books make great gifts! If you’re anything like me, when someone asks what you want for Christmas, you fall into a black hole swirling with images of all the things you already have. Is there really anything that, added to … Continue reading

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WHEN IS NATIONAL BLACK CAT DAY??

My new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery, Adventure Cat, is launching on National Black Cat Day! Or is it? When I was looking for a launch date, I checked several cat holiday websites. One listed National Black Cat Day as … Continue reading

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THE CATS OF LYNLEY CANNON

With a new Crazy Cat Lady cozy mystery coming out this week, it’s got people wondering how many cats Lynley has in her clowder. When we first began this Crazy Cat journey with Cats’ Eyes in 2013, Lynley cohabited with … Continue reading

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PRESS RELEASE – ADVENTURE CAT, a Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery #8

Here comes Adventure Cat! It’s that time of year again, and I’m proud to announce the launch of the next instalment in the award-winning Crazy Cat Lady Cozy Mystery Series, Adventure Cat. What’s more, after 688 days of various forms … Continue reading

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