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The Verdict Is In!

I've often mused about what I write on this blog, and I finally got the official word: I write adventurous cozy mysteries. Sound soft and warm? One you could wrap up in? Well, it is. What exactly is a cozy mystery? I'm glad you asked. And how is that different than, say, a police procedure? Good question. I will give you a definition. Police procedure : Think of all the gore, sex and drama of a show like CSI with hardened criminals and jaded investigators supported by a team of experts. Cozy mystery : All the suspense and drama of a mystery leaving out the sex and gore. Sleuths are often amateurs relying on instinct, intelligence and intuition rather than formal training. But most of the cozies I know are in small towns, but I write cozy mysteries/adventure because my protagonists must go to great lengths and distances to solve the case,. And then there's romance. And humor. I really can't write anything that doesn't have these elements because it is