Young wizards have to team up to survive their Deadly Education in a monster-filled boarding school.
Author Archives: Julia
The return of women to country music
A new crop of women songwriters and musicians are reclaiming their place in the country music space — sexism be damned.
Why We Forget Most of the Books We Read – The Atlantic
Why do we forget most of the book we read as soon as we put them down?
Canine tails — and teeth
How much biting are you, a dog lover, willing to tolerate in your canine roommates? Probably not as much as Julie Klam, bless her heart.
Murder’s no match for the residents of an English retirement community
The flesh may be weaker, but the spirits and brains of the residents of an English retirement community are working at full speed in this cozy murder mystery.
Shattering the myth of the Secret Service
History shows us that the recent failings of the US Secret Service had their roots in an agency whose culture and management have been in desperate need of an overhaul for decades.
A troupe of suspects take center stage in a murder investigation
Community theater can be a cutthroat endeavor — nowhere more so than in Janice Hallett’s latest mystery.
Colwin tells extraordinary stories about ordinary people
Luminous short stories of interpersonal relationships by the inimitable Laurie Colwin.
A high school reunion turns deadly
When one member of a high school clique is murdered at a reunion, the solution may lie in things that happened during the final weeks of that long-ago school year.
Underground in a magical London
The paranormal police force at Scotland Yard go underground in the London Silver Vaults to solve a series of mysterious murders that seem linked to the past.