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“He has money. I like money. The whole universe came into balance when we met.” a model says about a designer at a 1920s fashion show. When the designer dies several minutes later, the detective team of Grace, Jack, and … Continue reading

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Cool Cats Mysteries Boxed Set Vol 2

Thank you to all the readers who told us they liked Grace, Jack & Magical Cool Cats Boxed Set Volume 1. For you, we created Grace, Jack & Magical Cool Cats Boxed Set Volume 2. MEOW BABY: Romantic 1920s, Grace … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast Steamship Company

Photo Credits Bjorn Larsson In their next adventure, Grace, Jack, and their magical cats, Tatania and Zeus, are on the trail of a missing person who was last seen at the Pacific Coast Steamship Company’s dock in San Diego. The … Continue reading

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Splendid Summer

Praise for Splendid Summer: “Splendid Summer is a great romp, funny and fast-moving.” Lis C, avid reader. The Roaring Twenties are rocking again. Magical White Cat Tatania helps her human operatives solve mysteries without missing a nap. When Grace Wentworth … Continue reading

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Art Deco & Splendid Summer & Movies Contest

Art Deco, short for Art Decoratif, became celebrated during a 1925 Paris Exposition by combining Roaring Twenties glamour with daring geometric style.    Newly built Art Deco style theaters showcased elegant movies.    To celebrate Roaring Twenties Art Deco theaters, we’re having a … Continue reading

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Thank You Petties for the Honor of Choosing My Tweet!

Thank you to the Petties for choosing my congratulations tweet to Modern Cat as one of your two best!  The Petties honor winning pet bloggers with awards of donations to the animal shelter or rescue of their choice http://dogtime.com/petties   This year, the … Continue reading

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Splendid Summer

Splendid Summer captures San Diego during the Roaring Twenties with its glorious Hotel del Coronado, Coronado Tent City, Dance Pavillion, Speakeasies, and Bathing Beauty Contests. Grace Wentworth’s plans for a splendid summer go awry when her guardian uncle dies and … Continue reading

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North Island Aviation and John D. Spreckels

                                       Photo courtesy of Patrick and Penny Matthews In Splendid Summer, Aviator Jack Brewster explains to Grace that John D. Spreckels sold Coronado’s North Island to the government during WWI.  North Island is the country’s premiere Naval Aviation base. Who was … Continue reading

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Jack Brewster, Grace Wentworth and Tatania

“When I was born the Doctor slapped my mother.”   Jack Brewster quote. Aviator and Detective Jack Brewster barely made it out of WWI alive.  Some of his buddies weren’t as fortunate.  For those who fell, Jack will honor their sacrifice by ridding the free … Continue reading

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Hemingway’s Cat is Missing — The Paris Wife

 Hemingway’s Cat is missing.    I felt drawn to The Paris Wife, Paula McLain’s novel written from the perspective of Hemingway’s first wife, Hadley, because A Moveable Feast, Hemingway’s own memoir of Roaring Twenties Paris,  has passages that remain indelible to me today … Continue reading

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