Cozy Corner with Alexia Gordon

Cozy Corner with Alexia Gordon
Lefty Award-winning, Agatha Award-nomintated, and Silver Falchion Award-nominated author, Alexia Gordon, interviews authors who write along the crime fiction spectrum from traditional to cozy to the edge of cozy. Mystery without explicit violence, sex, or gore. Mystery full of intricate plots, engaging characters, and brilliant writing. Alexia Gordon’s Gethsemane Brown Mysteries are available through, Amazon,, and on Audible.

Debra H. Goldstein
Dec 4 • 26 min
Debra H. Goldstein, Agatha and Anthony Nominee, joins me to chat about the second book in her new cozy mystery series, Two Bites Too Many. We discuss following your passion, how to handle “heavy” topics in a “light” mystery, and how to make Jell-O (TM) in…
Connie Berry
Nov 27 • 19 min
Connie Berry, one of my Missdemeanors blog mates and the author of the Kate Hamilton Mysteries, joins me in the Cozy Corner. We chat about the second Kate Hamilton book, A Legacy of Murder. We discuss English history, antiques, and Connie’s refreshing…
Michelle Cox
Nov 20 • 19 min
Michelle Cox joins me in the Cozy Corner to chat about A Veil Removed, book 4 in the award-winning Henrietta and Inspector Howard series. A blend of history, romance, and mystery, the Henrietta and Inspector Howard series has been described as “Downtown…
Ellen Byron
Nov 13 • 37 min
Ellen Byron, who also writes as Maria DiRico, joins me in the Cozy Corner to chat about Fatal Cajun Festival, the fifth book in her Cajun Country mystery series and Here Comes the Body, the first book in her new Catering Hall mystery series. The Cajun…
Catriona McPherson
Oct 30 • 44 min
All treat, no tricks. Just in time for Halloween, Catriona McPherson, author of the Dandy Gilver and Lexy Campbell mysteries, as well as almost a dozen stand-alones, joins me in the Cozy Corner to chat about A Step So Grave (Dandy Gilver Book 13) and…
Susanna Calkins
Oct 16 • 17 min
Just in time for the 100th anniversary of the Volstead Act (the National Prohibition Act, (H.R. 6810)), which went into effect on October 28, 1919 when the 66th Congress overrode President Woodrow Wilson’s veto…
Edith Maxwell
Oct 2 • 30 min
Edith Maxwell writes the Quaker Midwife Mysteries and award-winning short crime fiction. As Maddie Day she writes the Country Store Mysteries and the Cozy Capers Book Group Mysteries. Maxwell, with twenty novels in print and four more completed, has been…
Kathleen Valenti
Sep 18 • 14 min
Kathleen Valenti, author of the Maggie O’Malley Mysteries, joins me to talk about As Directed, the third book in the series from Henery Press. We discuss poison, the pharmaceutical industry, research, and invent a new genre, the cozy thriller. Find…
L.A. Chandlar Live at Killer Nashville
Sep 4 • 19 min
Infused with historical fact, figures, and culture, L.A. Chandlar’s third Art Deco Mystery, The Pearl Dagger, brings the 1930s to life as Lane Sanders helps her boss, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, fight organized crime on both sides of the Atlantic. Find out…
Alison von Rosenvinge/D.A. Bartley
Aug 21 • 21 min
Alison von Rosenvinge, author (as D.A. Bartley) of the Abish Taylor Mysteries from Crooked Lane, joins me in the Cozy Corner. We discuss how an empty house leads to a compelling murder mystery that examines the consequences of a community’s refusal to…
Abby Vandiver
Aug 7 • 16 min
Abby Vandiver, author of the Romaine Wilder Mysteries (Henery Press), joins me in the Cozy Corner to talk about funeral homes, folk magic, heritage, and ice cream—and a murder or two. P.S. Today (August 7) is Abby’s birthday. Tune in and wish her a happy…
Paula Munier
Jul 24 • 8 min
Literary agent and bestselling author, Paula Munier, joins me at ThrillerFest XIV for a mini-sode to discuss her award-nominated debut novel, A Borrowing of Bones. And dogs. Of course, we discuss dogs. Find Paula at:…
Patricia Sargeant/Olivia Matthews
Jul 10 • 23 min
Patricia Sargeant, writing as Olivia Matthews, joins me in the Cozy Corner to talk about the Sister Lou Mysteries. Tune in to learn the difference between a nun and a sister, how she sold her editor on a main character who’s in her sixties, and the story…
Gigi Pandian
Jun 26 • 14 min
Gigi Pandian, author of The Jaya Jones Treasure Hunt Mysteries and the Accidental Alchemist Mysteries, winner of multiple awards, and locked-room mystery aficionado, joins me in conversation. We chat about organizations that support writers, where she…
V.M. Burns
Jun 12 • 17 min
Join V.M. (Valerie) Burns—author of the Mystery Bookshop Mysteries, the Dog Club Mysteries, and the R.J. Franklin Mysteries, and me as we chat about how she writes three different series, the role place plays in her fiction, and her experience at Malice…
Cozy Corner with Alexia Gordon—The lighter side of crime
Apr 22 • 0 min
A new podcast coming in May. Join Alexia Gordon, author of the Gethsemane Brown Mysteries, as she interviews authors who write crime fiction without the grit.