January 2023

#MyrtleMondays: An Agatha Award Nomination for In Myrtle Peril!

Dear Readers, I am absolutely thrilled and delighted to share (or expound upon) the news that the Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries have received their THIRD Agatha Award nomination! The nod for In Myrtle Peril (MHM #4) follows on the heels of nominations for Premeditated Myrtle (MHM #1) in 2021 and Cold-Blooded Myrtle (MHM #3) in 2022.

#MyrtleMondays: Girl’s Best Friend

Last week’s post on Victorian veterinary medicine made me realize I’ve neglected to celebrate a couple of very important relationships that appear in the Myrtle Hardcastle Mysteries—and their historical counterparts. So today, enjoy this collection of images of Victorian girls and their best friends.

#MyrtleMondays: Veterinary Medicine in the Victorian Age

Dear Reader, Unfortunate Circumstances inspired this post—a third, unplanned entry in our series on Victorian Medicine. All is well in our feline household (well, well-ish), but it seemed a good time to look back on the care our furry friends and co-workers could expect in the 1800s.