A Crocodile in a Mystery?

Why not? Some years ago, my husband told me about a woman in Southern California who’d been discovered in possession of a Nile crocodile. She’d kept the creature as a pet in her backyard.

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Haydn on the Case on Jungle Red Writers

Do writers of historical mysteries need to bother with forensic investigative techniques? Please join me on Jungle Red Writers as I debate the issue with a very snarky skeptic. And, do leave a comment to  let me know what you think.

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How to Dispose of a Troublesome Wife

In A Minor Deception, I’ve portrayed Haydn’s wife, Maria Anna, as a shrew. It’s true, of course, that they didn’t get along very well. Partly, this was because Maria Anna had absolutely no interest in music.  You can imagine what this must have meant to a man like Haydn.

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Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tour

Amy Bruno of Historical Fiction Virtual Book Tours is organizing an 7-stop tour for me with interviews, guest posts, spotlights, and reviews. I hope you’ll join us.  Details below:

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