Indie Author Erika Simms

Erika Simms is an artist and indie author who escaped Corporate America to write her debut novel, Flies in the Punch Bowl (Wynkoop Press, 2019). Inspired by her lifelong passion for the arts, the book takes readers on a colorful adventure through the Seattle art scene while unraveling a series of high-profile art thefts. Native to Anchorage and raised in Seattle, Erika currently lives in Denver with her husband, where she is at work on her next book.

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Flies in the Punch Bowl
by Erika Simms

In this entertaining story rich with witty humor and clever twists, an adventurous art lover battling a tarnished past races to solve a series of high-profile art thefts in the Pacific Northwest.

“An intoxicating mix of escapade, sass, and olives.” –  Samuel Clare Knights, PEN Award-winning author

“A superior story that is highly recommended for anyone looking for a rollicking good read.” –  Midwest Book Review

“Original and wildly entertaining… A brisk, energetic mystery reminiscent of a caper style adventure.” –  InD’Tale Magazine

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