Author Archives: Barbara Ross

About Barbara Ross

Barbara Ross is the author of seven Maine Clambake Mysteries. The latest, Steamed Open, was released in December 2018. Her novellas featuring Julia Snowden are included along with stories by Leslie Meier and Lee Hollis in the anthologies Eggnog Murder and Yule Log Murder. You can visit her website at http://www.maineclambakemysteries.com.

The Bucket List and the …

Hi. Barb here. My husband I and recently went to lunch with another couple and the husband told this story. Last year the couple went on a small tour, multi-day cruise up the Hudson River. One night the evening’s entertainment … Continue reading

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New Books Up for Pre-order

by Barb, who’s in Key West where it’s a chilly 63 degrees. The natives are in down vests and (even more shocking) sox! December was busy with the holidays and the release of Steamed Open on December 18. Now I’m … Continue reading

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Flatlanders Buy Christmas Tree: Film at Eleven

by Barb, at home in Portland, Maine where it’s beginning to look at lot like… We spent last Christmas at our son’s house in Virginia, so we didn’t put up a tree at home. This year I was surprised to … Continue reading

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Books, Books, Books, Books, Books

by Barb, in frigid Portland, Maine What’s new with me, you ask? Been a bit busy as a matter of fact. Yule Log Murder, the collection of three novellas my story, “Logged On,” is in, along with stories by Leslie … Continue reading

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Writing a Novella

by Barb, in Boston with my new granddaughter Yule Log Murder was released on October 30, 2018. It contains three novellas, one each by Leslie Meier, Lee Hollis and me. All three take place in Maine, and all three feature … Continue reading

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The Big Clean Out

By Barb, writing happily away in her study in Portland, Maine A slightly different version of this post appeared on topretirements.com along with a list of things to consider if you are hiring a company to clean out a house. … Continue reading

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It’s Too Soon to Tell

by Barb, writing away in Portland, Maine I love writing to prompts. There are many kinds of prompts: a word or phrase, a physical object, a photo or other image, or even a piece of music. Typically, when you write … Continue reading

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