Florida born and raised. Jordy began her professional career as an officer in the Coast Guard but has recently transitioned into the civilian world. When she is not obsessing over her fur babies, you can find her at the beach reading or staying up late to embroider while watching the latest true crime docuseries.
Victorian-era romance - Mimi Matthews interview
Author Interview, Blog

Victorian-Era Feminism in The Belle of Belgrave Square

I had the privilege of speaking with Mimi Matthews, the author of the Belles of London Series. This romance series began with The Siren of Sussex and continues now with the recently published The Belle of Belgrave Square. Matthews spoke with me about feminism’s place in the Victorian Era, outdated medical treatments like bloodletting and …

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Thrillers and Feminism
Author Interview, Blog, Bookish Life

Can Thrillers be Feminist? with Author Halley Sutton

I had the privilege of corresponding with Halley Sutton, author of The Lady Upstairs and her new thriller The Hurricane Blonde, set to come out on August 8, 2023. During our correspondence, Sutton and I discussed the ethics of writing and reading thriller novels, and we tried answering the question: Is it even possible to …

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Love in the Time of Serial Killers by Alicia Thompson - book cover
Author Interview, Blog, Book Reviews

Author Interview: Alicia Thompson and Love in the Time of Serial Killers

[CW: childhood abuse and neglect] Phoebe Walsh, the protagonist of Love in the Time of Serial Killers, is the epitome of a true crime junkie. She has even gone so far as to become a Ph.D. candidate. Her dissertation? Analyzing the true crime genre. However, her hearty interest in true crime has left her slightly …

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