Author Archives: Barbara Ross

About Barbara Ross

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

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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Salvador Dali and Me, a Body and a Mystery

by Barb, on a deadline again, (actually two) Portland, Maine A couple of weeks ago, I was in St. Petersburg, Florida for Bouchercon, the worldwide mystery conference. It was an excellent conference at an historic hotel, and of course, it’s … Continue reading

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Cruisin’

by Barb, back from Bouchercon and working away in her study Back when our condo in Portland, Maine was built, it had views of the harbor. That’s why, improbably, our living-dining-kitchen space is on the third floor. Now we have … Continue reading

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The Post Where I Tell You We’re Selling Our House in Boothbay Harbor

by Barb, happily typing away in her study in Portland, Maine Yes, it’s true. After a long, difficult decision process, Bill and I have put our house in Boothbay Harbor on the market. Our ties to to the house are … Continue reading

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