Author Archives: Barbara Ross

About Barbara Ross

Barbara Ross is the author of the Maine Clambake Mysteries: Clammed Up, Boiled Over, Musseled Out, Fogged Inn and Iced Under. The sixth book, Stowed Away, will be published in December, 2017. You can visit her website at

Where are the Maine Crime Writers at Bouchercon 2017?

by Barb, who is already in Toronto happily awaiting her fellow Maine Crime Writers Four of the Maine Crime Writers, Brenda Buchanan, Dick Cass, Bruce Robert Coffin, and Barbara Ross, will be in Toronto this week for Bouchercon, the World … Continue reading

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Funny and Weird, the Police and Me

by Barb, in her first post as a fulltime resident of Maine! (Please, don’t ask me about all the boxes.) The last few times I’ve posted I’ve written about my interactions with the Boothbay Harbor Police Department. (You can read … Continue reading

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Small Town Cops and Me–Part II

by Barb who is writing this in Milwaukee The last time I posted here, I wrote about my interactions with our small police force in Boothbay Harbor this summer. Unlike the murders I write about in the Maine Clambake Mysteries, … Continue reading

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Small Town Cops and Me

by Barb, enjoying an amazing run of good weather in Boothbay Harbor, Maine (and thinking of those less fortunate in Texas) There is one central challenge facing the author of mysteries featuring an amateur sleuth. Why does the sleuth get … Continue reading

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The Post Where I Announce We’re Moving to Portland

by Barb Ross Yes, we’re going to be full-time Mainers! Both Bill and I are excited about this next chapter. The plan (there’s always a plan) was to sell our house in Massachusetts (check–you can read about it here), and … Continue reading

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A Photography Exhibit in Naples, Florida

by Barbara Ross, Maine’s newest resident If you follow my posts on social media, or read them here, or on Wicked Cozy Authors, you know I am moving. It has been a four month-long ordeal during which we have done … Continue reading

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Beth’s Farm Market

by Barb who’s cleaning out her house in Massachusetts, so she can spend more time in Maine (Yay!) Everybody has a favorite farmstand, right? When it’s just Bill and me, we meet most of our produce and yummy bakery needs … Continue reading

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