Mystery Celebration at Annie’s Book Stop – May 19 2019

It’s a must-see event for all fans of mystery books! Four talented local authors will be on hand to discuss their writing, answer questions about publishing, give insight into characters, and bring the world of mystery novels to tantalizing life!

Annie’s Book Stop
65 James Street
Worcester, MA 01603

Sunday, May 19th, 2019

Here are the four amazing authors featured in this spectacular event!

Clea Simon
Clea Simon is the author of five mystery series featuring cats that range from the cozy to the near noir, as well as a stand-alone suspense novel, and three nonfiction books. Her novel of suspense, the Boston rock noir, “World Enough” revisits the Boston punk scene.

Her cat mystery series include the dark cat-narrated Blackie and Care series; a whimsical cozy series about Cambridge witch cats, which debuted with “A Spell of Murder” in December; the Pru Marlowe pet noir series, featuring a bad girl pet psychic and her crotchety tabby, Wallis; the Theda Krakow “cats & crime & rock & roll” series; and the Dulcie Schwartz feline mysteries series.


Julia Henry
Julia Henry is thrilled to be writing the Garden Squad series for Kensington.

The Garden Squad are four friends–Lilly, Delia, Tamara, Ernie–who are clandestine gardeners in their town of Goosebush, MA, solving gardening problems that the red tape of the town is tying up.

They also solve mysteries that pop up. 


Liz Mugavero
Liz Mugavero is the author of the Pawsitively Organic Mysteries. The first book, Kneading to Die, is a 2013 Agatha nominee for Best First Novel. The series includes A Biscuit, A Casket, The Icing on the Corpse, and Murder Most Finicky. 

Aside from writing, she loves animals (has a houseful), the beach, reading other writers’ masterpieces and Starbucks coffee.


Lisa Shea
Lisa Shea has published over 350 books on Amazon in practically every main genre. For fiction her topics include mystery, romance, literary, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, dystopian, time travel, and historical. Her non-fiction books include healthy eating, meditation, yoga, relationships, the environment, journaling, writing, getting published, and marketing.

Several of Lisa’s series feature local ties. There’s the 10-book mystery series set at Worcester Lunch Car Diners featuring a heroine with Asperger’s. A 31-book mystery series in Salem has an African-American heroine who quit the Boston police force to become a detective. There’s the 6-book murder mystery series set in Sutton replete with yoga and nature. Then there’s the 5-book mystery series set in the Blackstone Valley with an African-American law librarian coming across a clue in a rumble strip.


Come on out to Annie’s for a delightful time of conversation, food, drink, and inspiration! We look forward to talking with you!

Sun May 19, 2019. 2-5pm.

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