Jaqueline T. Lynch is the featured author on Mystery Mondays from Kristina Stanley’s blog
Today on Mystery Monday, we have Jacqueline T. Lynch, author of Cadmium Yellow, Blood Red. She has also published short stories and non-fiction books. Today we’ll find out a bit about the “Cozy Noir” genre.
The Scene of the Crime: Postwar New England by Jacqueline T. Lynch
I love “cozy” mysteries and love classic film noir. In combing the two genres for a mystery series, I chose not a sinister Gotham or a fog-shrouded San Francisco, or a sun-bleached and cynical Los Angeles in which to set my characters and stories like those old film noirs. I chose Connecticut in the late 1940s and early 1950s.
I write in a variety of genres: nonfiction history (predominantly New England), classic film criticism, a biography of actress Ann Blyth, as well as novels, and plays.
My Double V Mysteries series protagonists are a young widowed heiress and an ex-con. …
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