Mini-Mysteries by Peter Fritze

My New YouTube Channel About a year ago, I thought of creating a “visual short story” featuring Alan Boltby and Sara Ramachandran, the protagonists from my last book, Crook’s Hill. After a lot of work, and some innovation, too, I’m pleased to announce my YouTube channel: “Mini-Mysteries by Peter Fritze.” They’re “mini-mysteries” because they’re about […]


I met Christine Cowley at the 2017 Indie Author Day hosted by the PineRidge Arts Council and Pickering Public Library. Christine is an author, speaker and writing coach. She also moderates STORYLINES on 88.7 FM The Bay in beautiful Muskoka, a show that connects readers and authors. In November, Christine kindly interviewed me about Crook’s Hill: […]

Crook’s Hill and Daisy

In my new book, Crook’s Hill, the main protagonist is Alan Boltby. A workaholic corporate lawyer, he yearns for a real life but ends up turning investigator. However, a second protagonist emerges, Sara Ramachandran. Alan and Sara are the basis for a new series. Sara hasn’t been treated right, so she has difficulty interacting with […]

The Crook’s Hill House

My third mystery, Crook’s Hill, soon to be published, has two main settings: New York City and Crook’s Hill Farm, near fictional Spring Woods, Ontario. The farm is based loosely on one that my godfather bought when I was twelve. He’d already involved me in his interest in horses, taking me many Sunday mornings to a place […]

Fritze’s Back

I like Rome—a lot. The photo captures the front of the city’s famous Pantheon. Sometimes I look to Rome and its history for inspiration or support. For the last year, I’ve been leaning on the adage “Rome wasn’t built in a day,” actually a medieval French phrase, to explain the slow emergence of my third […]