The Official Author Site for Mystery Writer Mary Birk
Eulogy to Mom on her Birthday!
As some of you may know, a year ago last October my wonderful mother passed away. Over the July 4th weekend, almost a year later, all of us got together and gave her a proper send-off in San Antonio (organized by my sister, Liz). In
The First Cut – Available this week!
The next mystery in the Terrence Reid/Anne Michaels series comes out this week! For those who haven’t read the first book in the series, Mermaids of Bodega Bay, that book is FREE for five days only on Amazon Kindle (Feb 7-11). So if you have
I was sitting down tonight to write my blog, and a friend texted me. I said I had to work because I’d wasted my long Memorial Day weekend (meaning I didn’t get as much work done as I’d planned). The question came back, “How did
My Favorite Imperfect Detectives, or Detectives are Human,Too
What makes us want to follow a mystery or detective series isn’t just wanting to see what new crime the detective solves; it’s wanting to follow the path of the detective through the challenges of their life. Questions abound: did the detective’s career tank as
Snow on Mother’s Day
Enough is enough. In Colorado, Mother’s Day is supposed to be the safe day to plant tender annuals. But it snowed all day today, and is supposed to be below freezing for the next two days. My house is full of flowers and vegetable plants
Why are so many old movies remade? Is it because the moviemakers think they have a better take on the story, because they believe the technology available now will make a more compelling production, or because they have a vision that drives them? Whatever drives