January was Cool!

I loved the rain and weather this January. The temperature went down to 22 degrees which is extremely chill for Singapore, but it really brought out the warmth in some, like restaurant owner Francis Ng who handed out over a hundred blankets. (He owns the House of...

Aunty Lee is Back!

Aunty Lee makes her fourth appearance in “Meddling and Murder” !

From Harper Collins: A delightfully warm and witty mystery from one of Singapore’s best-known and most acclaimed writers…


“Meddling and Murder” An Aunty Lee Mystery has been published by Harper Collins, UK!


2017 will see Ovidia’s first steps into British publishing. Given her love of mysteries started with Agatha Christie, this feels very special indeed.


The Frangipani Tree Mystery, first in Ovidia’s new Crown Colony Crime series set in pre-World War II Singapore, will be published by Constable in June.
Aunty Lee Mysteries
Meddling and Murder: An Aunty Lee Mystery

Crown Colony Crime
The Frangipani Tree Mystery

Back Home!

It was a pretty good weekend, even though we had moments of wishing we were back in Hawaii... in a fantasy resort full of books and writers where dogs never get old... yes, I did say 'fantasy'. But now that both Princess and Hermione seem better I'm glad to be home...

Midweek Assessment — looking forward to LCC’2017

This time next week I’ll be in Honolulu for Left Coast Crime! Part of me is so excited—my first time ever in Hawaii, meeting up with old friends and meeting new writers and readers and I love hotels. Another part is stressed… Hermione hasn’t done a poo in two days....

Midweek Assessment: March!

It's March! It feels like I've been staying home writing so long that even a trip to the dentist is an event! This was my pre-Hawaii trip (always get a check up before traveling!) and all's good here... I love my new 'home' station, BeautyWorld on the Downtown Line...