The late, great Jerry Herman gave Broadway some of its most memorable musical scores, notably HELLO, DOLLY!. MAME, and LA CAGE AUX FOLLES. He wrote several other shows that were not smash hits, even though they had interesting–and in some cases, inspired–music and lyrics. Continue reading →
Good news for bargain book hunters! For the next two weeks, THE WOMAN WHO KNEW TOO MUCH is being promoted everywhere for the special price of $1.99. The sale is at all etailers (Amazon, B&N, etc.), and there will be a BookBub promotional “blast” emailing soon. It will also be featured in several other newsletters in the USA, Canada, Great Britain, and Australia. This is only for two weeks, so get ’em while the sale lasts.
This is the second book in my series featuring Nora Baron, the Long Island wife, mother, actress, and college drama teacher who occasionally works for her husband’s employers. Her husband is a CIA agent, so her assignments are unusual–and dangerous. She was introduced in MRS. JOHN DOE, and her next adventure, THE SPY WHO NEVER WAS, will be published in January 2018.
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I’m in love with a girl named Emily. Okay, she’s hardly a girl; she’s a widow and mother “of a certain age” (mid-sixties) who Continue reading →
It’s that time of year again, when everybody comes up with a Top 10 list of favorite horror movies. Here’s my humble addition to the list of lists. Continue reading →
We’re always talking about the moments that changed our lives, but how often is it true? I mean, how many profoundly life-altering experiences do we really have? Continue reading →
The cartoons in The New Yorker have always delighted me, but this particular one by the wonderful Tom Cheney is my new favorite. Continue reading →
This holiday season has brought an especially bright group of gift ideas for the mystery lover on your list. Here are a few of my personal favorites: Continue reading →
I managed to read quite a few books this year, despite the fact that I was getting one novel ready for publication, starting on a new novel, and working with the MWA-NY Mentor Program, among many other things. In other words, the usual caseload–but I always find time to read because that’s how I roll. Here, in no particular order, are a dozen mysteries and thrillers of 2015 that I particularly enjoyed: Continue reading →
I love summer for lots of reasons. I grew up in the Virgin Islands, so hot weather reminds me of home, even though Continue reading →
I just read THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN, the big new bestseller in the mystery world, and I really admire it. Paula Hawkins has done an excellent job with her first crime novel, and she’s reaping big rewards: near-universal praise, the NY Times Bestseller List, a movie deal with Steven Spielberg. But her phenomenal success is coming at a price. Continue reading →