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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.