Monthly Archives: July 2013

“Dare I Call It Murder?” Featured in ALLi News, Ranked in 5 Amazon Best-Seller Lists

The Alliance of Independent Authors featured my book in today’s news bulletin, noting that Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss was “#2 on Amazon’s Hot New Releases list for Biographies & Memoirs and as high as … Continue reading

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Indie Book Sellers’ Whining Is BS

Publisher’s Weekly today ran this story: “Does President Obama Hate Indie Bookstores?” This is one perspective on the Amazon phenomenon. I have another—if the shoe fits, wear it. I see a great irony in the fact that this story ran … Continue reading

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Holy crap! My book hit #1 in Amazon’s Hot New Releases

Holy crap!  I can’t believe it. I hit #1 in Amazon’s Hot New Releases in Biographies & Memoirs Also moved up to #6 in Kindle eBooks > Biographies & Memoirs > Arts & Literature > Authors #10 in Books > Biographies … Continue reading

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Cannot Escape Ann Rule: Amazon Best-Seller List

I cannot escape Ann Rule. I am literally surrounded by her on Amazon’s Murder & Mayhem best-seller list … she has #12, #14 and #15, and my book, Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, is sandwiched in … Continue reading

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Oh, the Irony: Ann Rule Sues Seattle Newspaper

Oh, the irony. I love it. Ann Rule sues the Seattle Weekly over perceived errors in a story published about her. While I may ultimately have to side with her on this specific instance, it does not excuse what she … Continue reading

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Book Update: Dare I Call It Murder? #2: Amazon’s Hot New Releases

Two weeks since the release of my book, Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, and I want to thank you all for the tremendous support you’ve shown, from your well wishes, to kind words, to purchasing … Continue reading

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Winners in the “Dare I Call It Murder?” Great Book-Launch Giveaway

Drum roll please . . . and the first winner is: Diane W. of Poway, CA. Congratulations, you have won an ebook version of “Dare I Call It Murder?” More to come: ebooks, paperbacks, hardbacks. The final prize will be … Continue reading

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