Episodes

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Connie Berry

June 15, 2021

Linda Hengerer talks with Connie Berry about her latest book The Art of Betrayal, eating haggis (or not), writing, Scotland and the British Isles, and her Shih Tzu Emmie.

Guest: Connie Berry
Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Emilya Naymark

June 6, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Emilya Naymark about her debut novel Hide in Place, writing, parent's fears, Russian food, and Brighton Beach aka Little Odessa.

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Shawn Reilly Simmons

May 31, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Shawn Reilly Simmons about Murder on the Chopping Block (the latest novel in the Red Carpet Catering Mystery series), culinary cozy mysteries, Malice Domestic and 2021's More Than Malice, and writing. Shawn has a short story in the summer beach-read anthol…

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Tara Lush

May 23, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Tara Lush about Grounds for Murder, the first book in her new Coffee Shop series, coffee, a coffee tour in St. Petersburg that helped Tara with research for her cozy mystery series, and writing as a journalist versus as a fiction author.

Guest: Tara Lush
Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Vincent H. O'Neil

May 23, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Vincent O'Neil about his book Death Troupe, winning the St. Martin's Press/Malice Domestic Best First Novel contest, his series featuring Frank Cole, and how he got the acting bug at SleuthFest.

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Diane A.S. Stuckart

May 9, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Diane A.S. Stuckart, writing as Anna Gerard. Her 17th novel, PEACHES AND SCHEMES, comes out May 11, 2021.

Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Mia P. Manansala

May 2, 2021

In this episode, Linda Hengerer talks with Mia P. Manansala about her debut novel, ARSENIC and ADOBO, Filipino-inspired cooking, and why she thinks cozy mysteries are rom-coms with a dead body.

Tart Bites: EBB Spread

April 28, 2021

A savory spread perfect for a snack when sweet won't do.

Books Writing Tart Thoughts

Mary Stewart's Airs Above the Ground

April 28, 2021

In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Airs Above the Ground and how she uses unusual settings, creates vivid animal characters, and shows relationship dynamics.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Books Reading Writing Tart Words

Carrie Stuart Parks

April 24, 2021

Linda Hengerer talks with Carrie Stuart Parks about her latest book, Relative Silence, forensic and fine art, and writing.

Food Tart Bites

Tart Bites: Cream Cheese & Olives

April 24, 2021

Cream Cheese & Olives is a fast and easy, two-ingredient dish, suitable for snacking or a light lunch.

Books Writing Tart Thoughts

Mary Stewart's The Moon-Spinners

April 23, 2021

Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox discuss Mary Stewart's book The Moon-Spinners, how she uses setting, shows family love and loyalties, and how her characters answer a Call to Adventure.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Books Writing Tart Words

Suzanne Fox

April 16, 2021

Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox talk about her re-issued book One Hot Summer, Key West, and life before cell phones.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Food Tart Bites

Tart Bites: Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 14, 2021

The classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, refined.

Books Writing Tart Thoughts

Mary Stewart's My Brother Michael

April 14, 2021

In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book My Brother Michael and how she uses setting, incorporates both ancient and recent history, and how her characters answer a call to adventure.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Books Reading Tart Words

Joan Lipinsky Cochran

April 9, 2021

Linda Hengerer is talking with Joan Lipinsky Cochran, whose Becks Ruchinsky Mysteries explore subcultures of American Judaism.

Books Reading Tart Words

Nancy J. Cohen

April 4, 2021

Linda talks with Nancy J. Cohen, author of the Bad Hair Day cozy mystery series.

Food Tart Bites

Tart Bites: Matzo Toffee Crunch

April 1, 2021

A sweet, toffee and chocolate treat for Passover, Easter, or anytime.