Latest Episodes

Murder on Hawaii’s Big Island with Robert McCaw
December 21, 2020

The jungles and lava fields of Hawai'i hold secrets. If you've ever been to Hawai'i, it's likely that murder was the last thing on your mind. Not so for Robert McCaw's detective Koa Kane. As Robert shares in our interview,

Solving Crime in Medieval Wales with Sarah Woodbury
December 14, 2020

Historical mysteries in an ancient time. Regency and WWII historical mysteries are the ones I tend to notice most often. Sarah Woodbury offers us an alternative in her Gareth and Gwen series set in Medieval Wales.

Solving Crime While Living the RV Life with Minnie Crockwell
December 07, 2020

Do you yearn for a life of freedom? Minnie Crockwell is a free spirit. She travels the USA in her RV, with a very polite ghost named Ben in tow, exploring the country and, of course, solving crime. The life of a digital nomad has occasionally ca...

Co-writing Cozy Mysteries with Chelsea Thomas
November 30, 2020

Sometimes when bad things happen it's for the best. I'm not talking about murder! For the fictional character Chelsea Thomas being left at the alter spins her life in a direction that she likely didn't anticipate.

Soft-Boiled Crime in European Locations with JJ Marsh
November 23, 2020

If you're yearning to travel, the Beatrice Stubbs series will satisfy. Jill Marsh's Detective Inspector Beatrice Stubbs is fighting battles with crime, as well as with her own mind. Beatrice has bipolar disorder and that has an effect on her wor...

Animals, Magic and Mysteries with Melanie Snow
November 16, 2020

Cozy mysteries with a witchy twist. Melanie Snow is the pen name for established and prolific non-fiction author Wendy van de Poll. In this episode of the podcast, Wendy wears her fiction author hat and reads to us from the first book in the Spe...

One Big Mystery, Four Possible Suspects with Greg Hickey
November 09, 2020

I love a good whydunnit! Greg Hickey's novel, Parabellum, is structured differently from the average mystery novel. This book starts with a horrific, terrifying event and then jumps back in time by a year. It follows four individuals,

Gripping Suspense and Intuitive Senses with Matty Dalrymple
November 02, 2020

Matty Dalrymple is my first three-peat guest! Author Matty Dalrymple and her protagonist, Ann Kinnear, share a love of aviation. Matty herself learned how to fly, though she had to give it up for reasons she explains in the interview portion of ...

Airborne Investigations with Joseph Reid
October 26, 2020

Thrillers in the sky! I have a friend whose cousin worked as the Canadian version of an air Marshall. I've always wondered what that kind of work would be like. He spends his working hours on flights (or did, before covid).

Ireland, Ghosts, and Violins with Alexia Gordon
October 19, 2020

I love a mystery set in a land I've long been wanting to visit. Alexia Gordon's five-book series of mysteries is set in Ireland. Gethsemane Brown is a violinist living far from her Virginia home in a cliffside cottage in Southern Ireland...