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J.C. Eaton J.C. Eaton<div class="ExternalClass86EE7034EB6C415D9CA53797B7B36625"><h2><a href="https://phoenix.overdrive.com/phoenix-phoenixpl/content/media/6174721" target="_blank"><em>​</em><em>From Port to Rigor Morte</em> by J.C. Eaton​<br></a></h2><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><br><strong>Ann and Jim, Writing as J.C. Eaton</strong></span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Ann I. Goldfarb</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></h4></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">New York native Ann I. Goldfarb spent most of her life in education, first as a classroom teacher and later as a middle school principal and professional staff developer. Writing as J. C. Eaton, along with her husband, James Clapp, they have authored<em> T</em><em>he </em><em>Sophie Kimball Mysteries</em> (Kensington), <em>The Wine Trail Mysteries</em> (Kensington Lyrical Underground and Beyond the Page Publishing), and <em>The Marcie Rayner Mysteries</em> (Camel). In addition, Ann has nine published YA time travel mysteries under her own name.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></p></div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">James E. Clapp</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span></h4></div><div><p><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">When James E. Clapp retired as the tasting room manager for a large upstate New York winery, he never imagined he’d be co-authoring cozy mysteries with his wife, Ann I. Goldfarb.  Non-fiction in the form of informational brochures and workshop materials treating the winery industry were his forte along with an extensive background and experience in construction that started with his service in the U.S. Navy and included vocational school classroom teaching.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> ​</span></p><p><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"><br></span></p><h3><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559685":720,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}">Q + A<br><br></span></h3><div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What inspired you to write this book?</span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"> </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Living in a retirement community was just too much “fodder” to ignore. As a seasoned YA author, Ann couldn’t resist her husband’s nagging to co-author “over the top” cozy mysteries meant to keep people laughing and guessing whodunit.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"><br></span></div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What attracted you to this genre: romance, mystery, non-fiction, etc.? </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">We love cozies – lots of mystery, puzzles and crime solving without violence, sex, or harm to children or pets. Just an old-fashioned murder mystery complete with humor.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span><br></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"><br></span></div><div><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"></span></div></div><div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">What book are you currently reading?</span> </h4>​<span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Ann is currently reading </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><em>Lightning Strike</em> </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">by William Kent Krueger and Jim is currently reading </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><em>Long Range</em> </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">by C.J. Box.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span><br> <br></div><div><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"></span></div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Are you writing anything now? If so, when will it come out?</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">We are writing a new series – <em>The Charcuterie Shop Mysteries</em> with Level Best Books. The first title, </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"><em>Laid Out to Rest</em>, </span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">is set for release in July 2022.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span><br> <br></div></div><div><div><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US"></span></div><div><h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">If you weren't a writer, what would you do? </span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Not sure what we would do if we couldn’t write!</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></div><div><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"><br></span></div><div><h4><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"></span><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Do you use your local library?  If so, which library is it and what do you do there?</span><span data-ccp-props="{"201341983":0,"335559739":160,"335559740":259}"> </span>​</h4><span data-contrast="none" lang="EN-US">Yes, we use the Maricopa County Library in Surprise, AZ,  for our reading selection.</span><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"> </span></div></div><div><br><span data-ccp-props="{"134233279":true,"201341983":1,"335559739":160,"335559740":276}"></span></div></div></div>

 

 

 

 

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