"Di Marco's series starter features a clever plot and a smart and feisty heroine with feet firmly planted on the ground while she searches the stars."
"This smartly written debut from di Marco sets the stage for a promising series."
"Danger figures in the stars for Julia, along with mixed astrological energies, some wolves in sheep's clothing and an amiable stranger with a down-under accent."
"For astrological fans that enjoy a good read, The Madness of Mercury provides an entertaining escape...a surprise ending fulfills our need to have all the pieces fall into place."
"The stars may not align for the unlucky characters in The Madness of Mercury, but they certainly do for readers who discover this book. An astrologer with her eyes on her charts and her feet planted firmly on the ground, Julia Bonatti is an original sleuth, juggling Zodiac readings with a deft hand and a Jim Jones-like cult leader. Dark wit and darker motivations unite to create a satisfying read."
-Kim Fay, The Map of Lost Memories, Edgar Award Finalist for Best First Novel
"San Francisco astrologer Julia Bonatti's misadventures are a reader's good fortune in this intriguing new series. National bestselling author Connie di Marco blends real-life tragedy, heart-rending betrayal, loyal friends, and the kindness of strangers in this fast-paced, entertaining read."
-Leslie Budewitz, two-time Agatha Award winning author of the Seattle Spice Shop Mysteries
"A great read is in the stars! With the Zodiac Mysteries, Connie di Marco gives us a bright and interesting heroine and a mystery with plenty of twists and turns. Lots of action and well-written suspense equal good fortune for readers."
-Casey Daniels, author of The Pepper Martin Mysteries
"With The Madness of Mercury, Connie di Marco begins a fascinating new series set in the intriguing world of astrology in San Francisco. I really loved this book! The writing is clever and compelling and the protagonist is smart and gutsy. The villains are seriously sinister and the darkly intricate plot will keep you turning pages late into the night. I'm looking forward to many more in this series. Connie di Marco knows her stuff!"
-Kate Carlisle, Author of the Bibliophile Mysteries and the Fixer-Upper Mysteries