Game of Books
Episode 23 - Trivento Malbec and Into the Black Nowhere

Episode 23 - Trivento Malbec and Into the Black Nowhere

June 14, 2019

In the finale of our first season, Cathi and Christie taste Trivento Malbec as they discuss the book "Into the Black Nowhere" by Meg Gardiner. The conversation this week is centered around serial killers.

Episode 22 - Karin Slaughter, Lee Child, and Moscato!

Episode 22 - Karin Slaughter, Lee Child, and Moscato!

June 7, 2019

Christie and Cathi drink Seven Daughters Moscato as they talk about Lee Child and Karin Slaughter's short story "Cleaning the Gold." They also discuss skittles and how to write character's voices.

Corks and Conversation #9 - Carla Norton

Corks and Conversation #9 - Carla Norton

May 31, 2019

This week, Christie and Cathi interview Carla Norton, author of "What Doesn't Kill Her" and "The Edge of Normal." The conversation encompasses Carla's journey from editing in Japan, to true crime writing, to novel writing. As they discuss, they sip a couple of California red blends; Once Upon a Vine, and The Dreaming Tree.

Episode 21 - Clos du Bois Pinot Grigio and Run Away

Episode 21 - Clos du Bois Pinot Grigio and Run Away

May 24, 2019

Cathi and Christie drink Clos du Bois Pinot Grigio this week as they discuss Harlan Coben's "Run Away." This week's topics are graduation ceremonies and the varying names for Mahi Mahi.

Corks and Conversation #8 - Elaine Viets

Corks and Conversation #8 - Elaine Viets

May 17, 2019

Cathi and Christie are joined by award winning author, Elaine Viets at Sleuthfest 2019. From teddy bears to Mexican food to organizational skills, they cover many topics in this fun and enjoyable conversation. Elaine has written the Dead-End Job series, and her latest mystery is "Ice Blonde" from the Angela Richman, death investigator series. This week's wine is Fat Bastard.

Episode 20 - Alamos Malbec and Saving Meghan

Episode 20 - Alamos Malbec and Saving Meghan

May 10, 2019

Christie and Cathi discuss D.J. Palmer's "Saving Meghan." Additionally, our hosts discuss querying and their experiences sending letters and manuscripts to agents. For the food and wine portion of the conversation, they share their thoughts on chicken soup as they taste Alamos Malbec.

Corks and Conversation #7 - T Jefferson Parker

Corks and Conversation #7 - T Jefferson Parker

May 3, 2019

Cathi and Christie have a conversation with the Sleuthfest guest of honor, T Jefferson Parker. They drink Chateau de Camarsac Bordeaux while discussing Parker's latest book "Swift Vengeance" and the upcoming "The Last Good Guy." He also provides advice and insight from his successful writing career.

Episode 19 - Starborough Sauvignon Blanc and The Chef

Episode 19 - Starborough Sauvignon Blanc and The Chef

April 26, 2019

Cathi and Christie taste Starborough Sauvignon Blanc and discuss New Orleans Po Boys. The book of the week is "The Chef" by James Patterson and Max DiLallo.

Corks and Conversation #6 - Tom Straw

Corks and Conversation #6 - Tom Straw

April 19, 2019

Tom Straw joins Christie and Cathi at Sleuthfest 2019 for a conversation and glass of Voga Pinot Grigio. Tom discusses his work in TV and his transition to mystery author, as well as his experiences writing books under TV show character pseudonym, Richard Castle. His new book "Buzz Killer" is out now!

Episode 18 - Decadence and the Last Act

Episode 18 - Decadence and the Last Act

April 12, 2019

Christie and Cathi discuss Brad Parks's latest book "The Last Act" while drinking Menage A Trois Decadence Cabernet Sauvignon. Their conversation goes from talking about the thunder and pollen storms to trading mackerel for prison hooch.