Episode 15 - Champagne, Insidious and Two Can Keep a Secret

February 15, 2019

For the first time, Christie and Cathi record together. As Cathi escapes the South Dakota snow, her and Christie drink Barefoot Bubbly Pinot Grigio Champagne and discuss "Two Can Keep a Secret" by Karen M. McManus and "Insidious" by Catherine Coulter. This week's writer's perspective is on what tense to use.  


Episode 14 - The One, Shoot First, and Murder in G Major

February 8, 2019

Cathi and Christie sample Noble Vines TheONE Black, a red blend, as they discuss this week's mystery novels: "Shoot First" by Stuart Woods and "Murder in G Major" by Alexia Gordon. Our writer's perspective this week focuses on book writing software and whether new applications like Scrivener are worth using.


Episode 13 - The Seven Deadly Zins, Death by Breakfast, and A Case of Syrah, Syrah

February 1, 2019

Christie and Cathi sip The Seven Deadly Zins Zinfandel as they discuss the books "Death By Breakfast" by Beth Gutcheon and "A Case of Syrah, Syrah" by Nancy Parra. Other topics this week include: Christie's new dog, wine country, cooking class, and how to pace your mystery.


Episode 12 - Layer Cake, Ice, and Defending Jacob

January 25, 2019

This week's wine is Layer Cake Shiraz. Join Cathi and Christie as they share their excitement for the upcoming mystery writers convention, Sleuthfest. They also discuss the books: "Ice Blonde" by Elaine Viets and "Defending Jacob" by William Landay. 


Episode 11 - Josh Cab, The Last Mrs. Parrish, and The Edge of Normal

January 18, 2019

In this weeks show, Christie and Cathi discuss Marie Kondo, Ahi Tuna, and Biscuits. Our two books are "The Last Mrs. Parrish" by Liv Constantine, and Carla Norton's "The Edge of Normal." In a new segment, our hosts discuss "What is the difference between a mystery and a thriller?"


Episode 10 - Bordeaux, Monkeys, and Lies

January 11, 2019

Cathi and Christie overcome a mismatch of Bordeaux wines to have a conversation about severed arms, disturbing fish, and flip-flops for all kinds of weather. This week's books are Carl Hiaasen's "Bad Monkey," and Sascha Arango's "The Truth and Other Lies."


Episode 9 - J. Lohr, Midnight Line, and Hardcore Twenty-Four

January 4, 2019

Happy New Year! Christie and Cathi are here to discuss Lee Child's "Midnight Line" and Janet Evanovich's "Hardcore Twenty-Four" over a bottle of J. Lohr Cabernet Sauvignon. 


Episode 8 - Barefoot Bubbly, Beached, and Black Widow

December 28, 2018

It's the last episode of 2018! Pop the Barefoot Bubbly Champagne and join Cathi and Christie as they discuss "Beached" by Micki Browning and "Honeymoon" by Howard Roughan and James Patterson.


Episode 7 - Sparkling Rosé, Poison, and Bad Hair Day

December 21, 2018

Join Christie and Cathi as they sip on a Cupcake Sparkling Rosé and discuss Christmas and cozy mysteries. This week's books are "A Very Merry Murder" by Mary Angela and "Trimmed to Death" by Nancy J. Cohen.


Episode 6 - Kung Fu Girl, Late Show, and Lies

December 14, 2018

This week, Cathi and Christie drink Kung Fu Girl Riesling while discussing Michael Connelly's "The Late Show", Hank Phillippi Ryan's "Trust Me," and their favorite types of socks.