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July 1, 2018
Bells, Spells, and Murders
July 1, 2018
Sitting down with Seminole mystery author Carol J. Perry
Read my latest 'Question & Answer' session with the fine people of Creative Loafing.

Here's the new video trailer from Von Henry Media for Bells, Spells, and Murder.  Enjoy!!!
June 15, 2018
Bells, Spells, and Murders - Lee Barrett has landed her dream job at Salem’s WICH-TV. As the new field reporter, she’ll be covering events live as they’re unfolding. Next on her holiday checklist is an interview with the beloved chairman of a popular walking tour through Salem’s historic districts. But it may be his ghost walking this snowy Noel season after Lee finds him murdered in his stately offices, bloody Santa hat askew.

With her police detective boyfriend working the case and a witch’s brew of suspects-including some bell-ringing Santas-Lee chases down leads aided and abetted by her wise cat O’Ryan and some unsettling psychic visions of her own. When a revealing clue leads to another dead body, not even a monster blizzard can stop Lee from inching closer to the truth . . . and a scoop that could spell her own demise this killer Christmas.

March 23, 2017
It Takes a Coven
It Takes a Coven - When Lee Barret joins a former student's bridal party as maid of honor, she expects cake tastings and dress fittings.  But wedding planning becomes more peculiar than Lee's scrying talents could ever predict.  There's a magical baker, a best man with a checkered past, and a talking crow named Poe as the ring bearer.  There's also a kindly old man dead under his apple tree--one of a series of unexplained deaths hanging over the Wiccan community. 

Are lives being claimed by vengeful supernatural forces--or by something more shocking?  Lee, aided by her clairvoyant cat O'Ryan, sets out to investigate.  She soon discovers casting light on the wicked truth can be one killer commitment.

It Takes a Coven
February 1, 2018
December 31, 2016
2016 was a busy year! I finished Book #5, "Grave Errors", which will be out in August and have a good start on Book #6-working title: It "Takes a Coven". Good news from my publisher, Kensington: They want three more books in the Witch City series, beginning with a story with a Christmas theme for Book #7. So I guess I’ll have to figure out a good way to murder someone
at Christmas.
Here's the new video trailer from Von Henry Media for "Gave Errors"! This is my favorite one of all so far.
November 14, 2015
From the book launch for "Look Both Ways" at the Gulf Beaches Library, Madeira Beach.
October 30, 2015
The most wonderful that happened in 2016 was “Nana’s Thanksgiving.” My kids and grandkids organized a trip for all of the family. . .I mean ALL of us, children, grandchildren and the little great-grands---to Gatlinburg, TN. They came from Massachusetts, South Carolina and Florida. It was an amazing few days the week before Thanksgiving. (Sadly, the devastating fires came during the weeks following and the beautiful mountain cabins where everybody stayed are gone.) But we all have great memories of a super reunion. Here’s a picture of me with my four handsome grandsons. Notice that I’m wearing a tiara for the occasion!
August 16, 2015
“Looking glass upon the wall, who is fairest of them all?”
The Evil Queen in “Snow White”
Grimm’s Fairy Tales
That’s the epigraph at the beginning of Look Both Ways, latest in the Witch City Mystery series...
Check out the article "Look Both Ways and the Poison Apple" on
Mystery Playground.
Check out the book trailer for "Look Both Ways".
August 1, 2015
"Look Both Ways" will be avaiable on November 1, 2015.
May 18, 2015
"Caught Dead Handed" is now available in Audio at Tantor Media.
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