Category Author Interview/Guest Posts

Making Old Style Mysteries New Again with Lauren Carr

As a mystery writer, I have a dilemma: I love the old-fashioned mysteries. You know, the ones. The master detective solves the murder simply by talking to the suspects while peering at the crime scene with his magnifying glass. All the while, he is on his pipe and examining the evidence without gloves. Then, when he identifies the culprit, the killer confesses and goes away to jail because the detective’s deduction of the evidence is so overwhelming that it is useless to deny it.

Author Interview with C.S. McDonald

For twenty-six years C.S. McDonald’s life whirled around a song and a dance. Classically trained at Pittsburgh Ballet Theater School, The Pittsburgh Dance Alloy, and many others, she became a professional dancer and choreographer. During that time, she choreographed many musicals and an opera for the Pittsburgh Savoyards. In 2011 she retired from her dance career to write. Under her real name, Cindy McDonald, she writes murder-suspense and romantic suspense novels. In 2014 she added the pen name, C.S. McDonald, to write children’s books for her grandchildren. In 2016 she added the Fiona Quinn Mysteries to that expansion