She had no idea how popular Carol would become. She thought she had written a stand-alone mystery novel. Carol, the publisher, and the public had other ideas. The sixteenth Carol Ashton mystery will be published at the end of 2004. Apart from writing, Clair McNab teaches not-yet-published writers through the UCLA Extension Writers' Program.
Fifth mystery featuring Detective Inspector Caroline Ashton. Following the death of a young tenor superstar of the Eureka Opera Company, Detective Inspector Ashton is called in to determine whether the death is suicide, accident or murder.