Monday, July 13, 2015

What is Cathy Ace reading?

Featured at Writers Read: Cathy Ace, author of The Case of the Dotty Dowager.

Her entry begins:
I have a reading problem – I can’t read mysteries when I am writing, and mysteries are my favorite type of book to read! At the moment I am writing Cait Morgan Mystery #8, The Corpse with the Ruby Lips (due out in the fall of 2016), so am reading the following:

Newspapers: I read online rather than in paper format. I like to keep up with local and national news, as well as broader Arts news. I also try keep in touch with my roots back in Wales, too. On an intermittent basis (but usually at least weekly) I read the local newspapers here in Maple Ridge, British Columbia, the Canada-wide Globe and Mail, NY Times, and the South Wales Evening Post. I also think of the BBC News website as a “newspaper” and like to keep an eye on international events there.

Non-fiction: I can happily read non-fiction when I am writing and am finally finishing a book I’ve had for many years. Rich: The Life of Richard Burton by Melyvn Bragg was published back in 1988, though I only got my copy in the 1990s. It’s horrifying to me that this book...[read on]
About The Case of the Dotty Dowager, from the publisher:
Meet the Women of the WISE Enquiries Agency. The first in a new series.

Henry Twyst, eighteenth Duke of Chellingworth, is convinced his mother is losing her marbles. She claims to have seen a corpse on the dining-room floor, but all she has to prove it is a bloodied bobble hat. Henry is worried enough to retain the women of the WISE Enquiries Agency - but the truth is more deadly than anyone could have foreseen...
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--Marshal Zeringue