Zara Brooks-Watson is the pseudonym for Cathy Smith and cozy mystery writer Sophia Watson. Cathy Smith (Zara) lives in northern Maine, waiting out the long winters by writing cozies. She is also a poet and has a two chapbook published e-volume of photos and poetry -- "Waiting for the Sunrise" -- and is working on another one -- "And Then I Came Here..." all under her original name of Cathy Smith. She also writes the Silver Lake Cozy Mystery series (see silverlakemysteries.weebly.com) under her fictional sister-in-law's name of Sophia Watson. There are many short stories online written under Cathy Smith -- "Skipping Stones" -- "The Songs of Dolphin" -- and "The Bookstore Cat". Enjoy a large spectrum of reading from this author. She attended Boston University and Harvard and has been writing most of her life.