M.E. Browning returns to talk to Christie and Cathi about her new book "Mercy Creek: A Jo Wyatt Mystery." They discuss doom-scrolling, reading reviews, and the importance of a good critique partner. The wine this week is from 1000 Stories.
Christie and Cathi talk to Elizabeth Breck a year after last season's episode together to discuss Elizabeth's latest release, "Double Take." As they sip pinot grigio, Elizabeth shares her love of spreadsheets, what her favorite smell is, and what makes her book a thrilling mystery rather than a mystery thriller.
Christie and Cathi have an international conversation with Clare Whitfield in England. The group drink Sancerre wine as they discuss Clare's debut novel "People of Abandoned Character." This hilarious episode covers writing historical fiction, gaslighting, and Clare's special talent.
It's the 100th episode! Cathi and Christie are joined by Heather Chavez to talk about her debut novel "No Bad Deed." As they sip prosecco, they learn about Heather's inspiration and process.
In this redux episode, Cathi and Christie have a conversation with the 2019 SleuthFest guest of honor, T Jefferson Parker. They drink Chateau de Camarsac Bordeaux while discussing Parker's book "Swift Vengeance" and the upcoming "The Last Good Guy." He also provides advice and insight from his successful writing career. Parker's latest book is "Then She Vanished."
In this redux episode from Sleuthfest 2019, Cathi and Christie speak to author Alexia Gordon. She discusses her Gethsemane Brown Mystery series. As they talk about Ireland, representation in mystery books, and the recent college admissions scandal, they drink Apothic Inferno (a red bled aged in whiskey barrels). Alexia's latest release is "Execution In E" and her podcast is The Cozy Corner with Alexia Gordon.
In this redux episode from Season 2, Christie and Cathi interview award winning author Lisa Unger. As they sip on Louis M. Martini Cabernet Sauvignon, they discuss Lisa Unger's book "The Stranger Inside" as well as Lisa's writing process. Lisa's latest book is "Confessions on the 7:45: A Novel."
In this redux episode, Cathi and Christie go to ThrillerFest in New York City to interview as many authors as they can! They interviewed K.J. Howe, David Albertyn, Cate Holahan, and Elizabeth Wilkerson. Wines are Nine Lives Reserve Sauvignon Blanc and Love Noir Pinot Noir. ThrillerFest 2021 starts next week and there is still time to sign up for this virtual conference!