Thursday, January 13, 2011

What is Sharon Fiffer reading?

The current featured contributor at Writers Read: Sharon Fiffer, author of Backstage Stuff and six previous Jane Wheel mysteries.

Two novels tagged in her entry:
Other Eyes by Barb D’Amato and Negative Image by Vicki Delany --because I am moderating a discussion at Aunt Agatha’s Bookstore in Ann Arbor, MI in February where the three of us will be signing our newly released books together. Each one of our novels is so different that the closest I can come to a common thread might be the different roads women writers take to tell their stories—intelligently researched suspense, police procedural and humorous accidental detective. Fascinating to think about—women are writing with such strong voices and heading out in such...[read on]
Among the early praise for Backstage Stuff:
“A murder mystery that deserves a standing-O by final curtain… Author Sharon Fiffer evidently enjoys the theatrical milieu as much as a yard sale, and that enthusiasm carries over--via Jane, of course--to the entire proceedings… This is Fiffer's 'lucky number seven' Jane Wheel novel, one that already stands as a top pick for this New Year's mysteries.”
--Yahoo Shine

“As usual in this entertaining series, information on antiques and collectibles is intertwined with the mystery, and this time the dynamics of running a community theater are also in the mix.”
Learn more about Backstage Stuff and the author at Sharon Fiffer's website.

The Page 69 Test: Scary Stuff.

Writers Read: Sharon Fiffer.

--Marshal Zeringue