About

Eileen F. Watkins specializes in mystery and suspense fiction. For 2017 she launches the Cat Groomer Mysteries, starting with The Persian Always Meows Twice, from Kensington Books. She previously published eight novels with Amber Quill Press, most of them paranormal suspense, and most recently the Quinn Matthews Haunting Mysteries. The first of these books, Dark Music, received the David G. Sasher Award at the 2014 Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. The second, Hex, Death & Rock ‘n’ Roll, was a Mystery finalist for the 2014 Next Generation EBook Awards. Watkins is a member of Mystery Writers of America, Liberty States Fiction Writers and Sisters in Crime; she serves as publicist for Sisters in Crime Central Jersey. She also publicizes New Jersey’s annual Deadly Ink Mystery Conference. Eileen comes from a journalistic background, having written for New Jersey’s two largest daily newspapers covering art, architecture, interior design and home improvement, and also freelanced on these subjects for major magazines. Besides these topics, she has strong interests in the paranormal and spirituality as well as in animal training and rescue. She is seldom without at least one cat in the house, pays regular visits to the nearest riding stable and has competed in dressage. Visit her web site at www.efwatkins.com.

2 Responses to About

  1. Wil Dewey says:

    up to chapter 12 in ‘Dragon’ ! … I’ll post your author page on my facebook if u want….

  2. Steve Rigolosi says:

    Hi Eileen, I’m trying to get in touch with you about D.I. but the emails keep bouncing back. Would you mind contacting me? srigolosi AT yahoo DOT com? Thanks, Steve

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