Learn about some of the key characters in the Mysteries of Syracuse series.
Whether reading or writing about them, we all tend to conjure up an image of the characters in a story. What does he or she (or they) look like? We take cues from the text. Hair color, eye color, complexion, stature, and build all give us a sense of a character’s appearance. I’m sure we’ve… Read More ›
“At first glance, Edith Baxter seemed a tiny, fragile septuagenarian with slightly stooped shoulders. Wrinkles lined her pink complexion, and wisps of white dominated the auburn strands of her hair like clouds on a sunny day. However, these signs of age could not mask the vitality in her sky‑blue eyes.” Edith Baxter, née Pontmercy, married… Read More ›
Jonah Richard Gray II is the eldest of Thaddeus Alcott’s grandsons. Better known as Rick, this handsome twenty-two year old is passionate about photography, classic cinema, and martinis. He has thick brown hair and blue-green eyes and has a lean, athletic build. Rick first appears in Murder at the Gardens, the third novel in my Mysteries… Read More ›
He is a lion of a man with a shock of white hair and piercing blue eyes. Thaddeus Alcott, 64, is a lawyer and businessman originally from Rutland, Vermont. A partner in the law firm of Alcott, Simms & Wilcox, Thaddeus is thinking of retirement, but he frets about his legacy. A year ago, his… Read More ›