Tag Archives: Shadows of a Down East Summer

Weekend Update: June 28-29,2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Vicki Doudera (Monday), Lea Wait (Tuesday), Jim Hayman (Wednesday), Barb Ross (Thursday), and John Clark (Friday). Happy Fourth of July to all our US readers! In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of … Continue reading

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Paths of Research … Diderot and Me

Lea Wait, here. As many of you know, I write historical novels for young people as well as my mysteries for adults, so I’m very familiar with researching the past. Often I also do historical research for my Shadows Antique Print Mystery … Continue reading

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Cooking (From)The Books

Lea Wait, here. As many of you know, so far I’ve been published in two genres: historical fiction for young people, and contemporary mysteries for adults. But besides my name on the cover, my books have other characteristics in common.                                                                                          Of my … Continue reading

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Getting to Know Lea Wait

Jim Hayman: Mystery readers know Lea Wait as (perhaps?) the alter ego of Maggie Summer, the protagonist of Lea’s 5-book Shadows Antique Print Mystery Series, the most recent of which is Shadows of a Down East Summer. Maggie has an … Continue reading

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“Warning! Adult Book!” In the Eyes of the Beholder Lea Wait

Since I write in two genres, at book events focusing solely on books for adults OR solely books for children, I often find myself the only author wearing two hats. That’s what happened last weekend. While it felt as though most of the mystery writers … Continue reading

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