Tart Words Season 2

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.

Tart Words Season 2

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 M…

Tart Words Season 2

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,…

Guest: Tara Lush
Tart Words Season 2

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 a…

Tart Words Season 2

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.

Tart Words Season 2

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 Season 1

Tart Bites: EBB Spread

April 28, 2021

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

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

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
Tart Words Season 1

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.

Tart Bites Season 1

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.

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

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
Tart Words Season 1

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
Tart Bites Season 1

Tart Bites: Chocolate Chip Cookies

April 14, 2021

The classic Chocolate Chip Cookies, refined.

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

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…

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Tart Words Season 1

Joan Lipinsky Cochran

April 9, 2021

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

Tart Words Season 1

Nancy J. Cohen

April 4, 2021

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

Tart Bites Season 1

Tart Bites: Matzo Toffee Crunch

April 1, 2021

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

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

Mary Stewart's This Rough Magic

March 30, 2021

Linda Hengerer and Suzanne Fox talk about This Rough Magic, how she uses a dolphin as both needing rescue and rescuer, and plays characters off each other who are at the beginning and end of their career.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Tart Bites Season 1

Tart Bites: PB & OMG!

March 24, 2021

A crunchy, chocolatey, peanut buttery treat!

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

Mary Stewart's Nine Coaches Waiting

March 22, 2021

In this episode of Tart Words, Suzanne Fox and Linda Hengerer are discussing Mary Stewart’s book Nine Coaches Waiting and how she develops her characters and uses genre. It was first published in 1958 by Hodder & Stought…

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Tart Words Season 1

Annette Dashofy

March 21, 2021

Annette Dashofy is the USA Today best-selling author of the multi–Agatha Award-nominated Zoe Chambers mystery series about a paramedic and deputy coroner in rural Pennsylvania’s tight-knit Vance Township. Her latest relea…

Tart Bites Season 1

Tart Bites: Chocolate Dulce de Leche Crispie Treats

March 18, 2021

When you want sweet, chocolatey crunch for an afternoon - or any time - treat.

Tart Thoughts Mary Stewart Season 1

Mary Stewart's Wildfire at Midnight

March 17, 2021

In this episode of Tart Words, we’re discussing Mary Stewart’s book Wildfire at Midnight and how she uses setting, genre, and plot in this story about mountain worship taken to the extreme.

Guest: Suzanne Fox
Tart Bites Season 1

Tart Bites: Pimento Cheese

March 11, 2021

When a sweet treat isn't what you're craving, try this recipe for savory Pimento Cheese.