Category Archives: Barb’s Posts

The Post Where I Admit It is Possible I am Not a Genius at Everything

by Barb, happily typing this in Boothbay Harbor, Maine On Monday, I did the cover reveal for the sixth Maine Clambake Mystery, Stowed Away, over on the Wicked Cozy Authors blog. I’m very happy with the cover, which incorporates many … Continue reading

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Conferences, Conferences, Conferences

by Barb, on the train to Malice Domestic even as you read this My business partner and I used to joke that anything anyone asked us to do, we would agree to, as long as it was six months away. … Continue reading

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A Key West Literary Tour

by Barb Ross, who’s back in New England but is offering one last Key West post On Saint Patrick’s Day, Bill and I went on a Key West literary walking tour, along with author Lucy Burdette and several friends. Key … Continue reading

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What Keeps Me Reading a Long-Running Mystery Series?

Hi. Barb here. In book jail in paradise. It’s either a blessing or a curse. I can’t make up my mind. At the end of the month, when I hand in the sixth Maine Clambake Mystery, Stowed Away, I’ll be … Continue reading

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Bikes of Key West

Hi. Barb here. Unfortunately I’m in book jail. Deadline near and far more writing road to travel. Then a proposal and a short story due after that. Like planes stacked up over an airport with a single runway open. Fortunately, … Continue reading

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The Seafarer Inn

Many of you already know that we lost my mother-in-law on January 27th. Here is her obituary in the Boothbay Register. The dedication in Fogged Inn, the fourth Maine Clambake Mystery, reads: This book is dedicated to my mother-in-law, Olga … Continue reading

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The Professional Aunt

dispatched from Key West by Barb Over Christmas, my son Rob found a book in my mother-in-law’s apartment, titled, The Professional Aunt. He brought it to me because he found it funny. We have a long tradition of auntdom in … Continue reading

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