Ep 50: Author Interview with Barbara Barrett

Are you a fan of Cozy Mysteries? You’re definitely going to want to check out this episode!

In episode 50 of the Literary Escapes Podcast, we talk with author Barbara Barrett about her books, her writing journey, and her book settings.

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Meet Barbara Barrett

About Barbara

Barbara Barrett started reading mysteries when she was pregnant with her first child to keep her mind off things like her changing body and food cravings. When she’d devoured as many Agatha Christies as she could find, she branched out to English village cozies and Ellery Queen.

Later, to avoid a midlife crisis, she began writing fiction at night when she wasn’t at her day job in human resources for Iowa State Government. After releasing eleven full-length romance novels and two novellas, she returned to the cozy mystery genre, using one of her retirement pastimes, the game of mah jongg, as her inspiration. Not only has it been a great social outlet, but it has also helped keep her mind active when not writing. 

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In This Episode

I had so much fun chatting with author Ann McIntosh and here are some of the questions we’ll get answered:

  • How did you become an author
  • Where are your books set
  • All about her newest book
  • and so much more!

Book Mentioned in this Episode

  1. Craks in a Marriage (The Mah Jong Mysteries)

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2. Measure Twice, Murder Once (Nailed It Home Reno Mysteries)

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3. Don’t Toy with Me (UnderWright Productions series)

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Connect with Author

Barbara would love to hear from you! So, here’s how you can keep in touch with her:

Website: https://www.barbarabarrettbooks.com/

Facebook Page: Barbara Barrett, Author

Other Resources You’ll Love

If you enjoyed this episode, then you’ll want to check out these ones next.

Ep 22: 5 Amazing Cozy Mystery series with Vicki Delany

Ep 26: Author interview with Elizabeth Thompson

Ep 39: Author Interview with Kate O’Keeffe

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