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Playing Fair with the Reader

I’ve been an avid reader of murder mysteries since I was ten. That’s when I first read He Wouldn’t Kill Patience by my grandfather John Dickson Carr.  I was hooked. I’ve read so many mystery novels that it’s a rare … Continue reading

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Finalist for IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award

I just got some wonderful news. RIPPED is a finalist for a national book award, in the mystery/suspense category. This is the 25th anniversary of the Benjamin Franklin Awards, which was created by the Independent Book Publishers Association. The awards … Continue reading

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What’s Next

After I had written a healthy chunk of my first draft of Ripped, it was time to steel myself for getting other people’s opinions. My three daughters are my first readers; they made lots of helpful suggestions, especially when they … Continue reading

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