Start at the Very Beginning

Emily Swift’s adventures in sleuthing began in A Murder on Madeline Island, An Emily Swift Travel Mystery, when aspiring travel writer Emily, who expected to spend a romantic weekend with her boyfriend, ended up a murder suspect. The third and newest mystery A Killing in the Cotswolds was just released and is available in print …

Kilauea – Active Volcano

Kilauea, the most active volcano on the island of Hawaii and the setting of one of the most dramatic scenes in Homicide in Hawaii, is closed now because of the pandemic. But you can see fascinating photos and web cam footage at the Hawaii Volcano National Park website. Here is a lava field like the …

I love the Cover Photo

I am delighted with the cover that Cozy Cat Press has designed for my new book (coming soon!) A Killing in the Cotswolds: An Emily Swift Travel Mystery.  The photo shows the weavers cottages in Bibury, “the most beautiful town in England” according to Alfred Lord Tennyson.  In the novel, Emily says that’s quite a …

My Trip to England

I’m doing the final edits of A Killing in the Cotswolds, the third Emily Swift Travel Mystery.  It brings back vivid memories of the spring my husband and I went to England to gather inspiration for the novel.  Remembering our trip is especially fun now when we’re all staying safe at home. Like Emily Swift, …

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