by Elaine Viets My Dead-End Job mysteries are funny and traditional. My Josie Marcus Mystery Shopper mysteries are sweetly cozy. I loved writing both those series. But sometimes, a writer wants more than sweetness and light. I wanted to go back to the back to the dark side, where I started. My new series featuring… Read More
Elaine Viets actually works the same dead-end jobs as her
character, Helen Hawthorne. She has been a dress shop
clerk, bookseller and a telemarketer who called you at
dinner time. You probably hung up on her.
MURDER BETWEEN THE COVERS is the second book in the Dead-
End Job series. She and Helen have a real future working
jobs that go nowhere. Elaine has just signed a contract for
three more books.
She lives in South Florida with her husband, Don Crinklaw.
They collect parking tickets.
By Elaine Viets I’m not a fan of house museum tours. I don’t like paying twenty bucks to look at rich people’s old furniture. There’s only one exception: Fort Lauderdale’s Bonnet House Museum & Gardens. My fifteenth Dead-End Job mystery, The Art of Murder, opens at Bonnet House, where I worked as a volunteer greeter…. Read More
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Remember When Opium Was Legal?
by Bronwen Evans Okay, I’ll prefix that title by explaining that I write early 1800’s historical romance. Believe it or not, opium could be bought over the counter like a tonic until 1864, and was not restricted as a medicine until 1901. In the early 1800’s opium, available in many forms, became the recreation past… Read More