I spent a lifetime writing as part of my occupation, first in business (science and nonprofit) and then in education. After retiring, I began my journey into fiction writing. Cozy Mysteries weren’t new to me though as I have been a voracious reader of the genre since the 1990s.

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I don’t remember when I started reading Sue Grafton’s alphabet series mysteries but it was probably the early 2000s. Her genre was not labeled as a “cozy mystery” but it has all the elements that I love about cozies. Kinsey Milhone is an independent private investigator in a small coastal town north of Los Angeles.Continue reading “ABC,123”

Not Cozies But Nice

There are some mystery series that I’ve really enjoyed that weren’t in the cozy mystery genre. They are all mostly G-rated or PG at the most, however aren’t considered cozies because they don’t fit all the parameters. When one enjoys a cozy mystery, reality can be suspended and one is transformed to a nicer, simplerContinue reading “Not Cozies But Nice”


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