Cleo Coyle grew up in a small town near Pittsburgh. After earning scholarships to study writing at Carnegie Mellon and American University, she began her career as a cub reporter for the New York Times. Now an author of popular fiction and a New York Times bestselling author, Cleo lives and works in New York City, where she collaborates with her husband to pen the Coffeehouse Mysteries. Together Cleo and her husband also write the Haunted Bookshop Mysteries under the name Alice Kimberly. When not haunting coffeehouses, hunting ghosts, or rescuing stray cats, Cleo and Marc cook like crazy and drink a lot of java. Caroline Shaffer is an AudioFile Earphones Award-winning narrator. A former company member at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival for nineteen years, she received an MFA from the American Conservatory Theater. Traber Burns worked for thirty-five years in regional theater, including the New York, Oregon, and Alabama Shakespeare festivals. He also spent five years in Los Angeles appearing in many television productions and commercials, including Lost, Close to Home, Without a Trace, Boston Legal, Grey's Anatomy, Cold Case, Gilmore Girls, and others.
Part cozy and part hard-boiled detective novel with traces of the supernatural, The Ghost and Mrs. McClure is just a lot of fun.-- "Mystery Reader"
What a delightful new mystery series! I was hooked from the
start...I adored the ghost of Jack....Pairing him with the
disbelieving Penelope is a brilliant touch.-- "Roundtable
Ms. Kimberly has penned a unique premise and cast of characters to hook us on her first of a series.-- "Rendezvous"
A charming, funny and quirky mystery starring a suppressed widow and a stimulating ghost...Alice Kimberly definitely has a hit series if the first book is anything to go by.-- "Midwest Book Review"
Quindicott's enigmatic townspeople come alive in this quirky mystery and readers will eagerly anticipate future installments.-- "RT Book Reviews"
A deliciously charming mystery with a haunting twist!-- "Laura Childs, New York Times bestselling author"