No Mystery about the Winners

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“As an inspiration to the author, I do not think the cat can be over-estimated. He suggests so much grace, power, beauty, motion, mysticism. I do not wonder that many writers love cats; I am only surprised that all do not.” (Carl Van Vechten) My dog, Oscar might take offense at that quote. Oscar’s a great writing companion, but cats …

A Peek at Hidden Springs Mystery 2

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Hidden Springs mystery 2 isn’t ready for readers yet. It’s still going through edits and won’t be released until July 2016. That sounds like a while yet, doesn’t it? We still have Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day, Valentine’s Day, Easter, Memorial Day, and plenty of other days to fill the time before you’ll have a chance to read my …

No “12 Step Program” for Cat-a-holics

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Cats do seem to get a lot of stories told about them. Perhaps that’s because they are such unique characters. I keep trying to think up my own cat story, but I don’t think I can top all of yours. However, I have written some cats into a few mystery stories and those cats are being featured on the covers …

Two Rescue Cats that Brought Extra Love With Them

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I’m still getting cat stories. Yay! Love it when readers like you share stories with me. I get to rest my brain and you get to let your cats shine here. Remember, you can join in my giveaway fun celebrating my upcoming release, Murder at the Courthouse, by sending me a note from the contact tab. See all the info …

What Would You Name a Calico Cat?

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“I don’t want her to have a cat because she’ll end up talking baby talk to the cat. That’s the way it is, and how can a P.I. do that? (Sue Grafton talking about her character in her alphabet mystery series) I can understand Sue Grafton’s point of view. Every character is different and some need a pet and some …

An Out of the Ordinary Cat

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April 29, 1964 Jocie Brooke here reporting from Hollyhill, Kentucky. As always, things have been pretty boring (Dad says I should say calm, not boring) here on Main Street, Hollyhill. Dad says boring is better than stores getting robbed or wrecks happening. That might make the Banner headlines more exciting, but at the same time, somebody might be getting hurt. …