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 Fairy Garden Mystery #1, A Sprinkling of Murder is now available!
 Desolate Shores and Fan Mail, the first two Aspen Adams Novels of Suspense are now available in e-book and print formats
 Cookbook Nook Mystery #9 Shredding the Evidence is now available
 French Bistro Mystery #2 A Soufflé of Suspicion is now available
 Cheese Shop Mystery #7, For Cheddar or Worse is now available
 National Best Seller for all Cookbook Nook Mystery titles
 National Best Seller for all Cheese Shop Mystery titles
 Agatha Award Winner for best first novel: The Long Quiche Goodbye
 Day of Secrets is now available in e-book and print formats
 Girl on the Run is now available in e-book and print formats

Watch here for exciting new releases!

Events 2020

June 25, 5 p.m. (PT)
Virtual event with author Abby Collette
Murder by Book
Watch full event here!

June 29 - July 2 BLOG TOUR
Escape into a Good Book with Dollycas Blog Tour with grand prize giveaway!

Blog Tour Highlights:
Books A Plenty
Mysteries with Character
Cozy up with Kathy
Moonlight Rendezvous
Dru’s Book Musings
Sneaky the Library Cat (July 2)
Ascroft, eh? (July 3)
The Self-Rescue Princess (July 3)

June 30, 7 p.m. (PT)
Virtual event
Mysterious Galaxy
Watch full event here!

July 7–11
Virtual event

July 26, 2 p.m. (PT)
Virtual event with author Ellen Byron
Poisoned Pen

Check back; more events will be listed soon!

Blog Posts

Weekly Blog: Mystery Lover's Kitchen

Blog Archives

Blogs 2018
Blogs 2017
Blogs 2016
Blogs 2015
Blogs 2014
Blogs 2013 and before




Suspense Magazine Radio Interview, November 2017
Authors on the Air Radio Interview, October 2017
Suspense Magazine Radio Interview, August 2015

Listen to the first chapter of Sifting Through Clues read by Daryl on Mysteryrat's Maze Podcast:


Sneaky the Library Cat's Blog Interview, 2019
MJB Reviewers Author Interview , 2019
As interviewed on Map Your Mystery, 2019
Digest of Interviews
Dollycas, 2015


My elevator pitch
Do you write about places you've never been?
Where do you get your inspirations?
Where do I write?
Tips for writers
How do you research cheeses?
How long does it take to write a book?
How do recipes become mine?
Do I use critique groups?
Do I collect cookbooks?
Why do I write about California and Ohio?
Do I do anything to prepare to write?
Are Sparky and Tigger similar?
Has publishing changed?
How do I find my recipes?
Was I always an avid reader?
Dealing with Writer's Block

Speaking Engagements

Daryl is available to speak at writers' groups, bookshops, and conferences. If you are interested in having Daryl speak at your event or wish to have a book club Skype interaction, contact her for availability.

How to Write a Review Tutorial

Download the How to Write a Review Tutorial (pdf)