Monthly Archives: July 2014

New Book: Murder Survivor’s Handbook

Murder Survivor’s Handbook helps family members adapt to and navigate the aftermath of murder. Release date: September 25, 2014 When a loved one is murdered, the survivors—the co-victims—are plunged into a head-spinning world of traumatic grief, criminal investigation, criminal justice, … Continue reading

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Violent Loss Can Rip Families Apart

My sister’s birthday. We used to always make time for a phone call on our birthdays. We were best of friends. But no longer. Violent loss, a criminal investigation, and sensational news coverage—which ideally would bring families together—all too often … Continue reading

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Book Signing, August 1, Te Mana Cafe, San Diego

Another book event on the calendar: Te Mana Cafe, a friendly place where the motto is “Aloha in a Cup.” If you’re in the area and can come by to say hello, it would be great to see you. (And … Continue reading

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Save the Date River of Remembrance September 20, 2014

Originally posted on Survivors of Violent Loss:
Survivors of Violent Loss (SVL) and The Cara Knott Foundation invite you to the River of Remembrance Ceremony In honor of National Day of Remembrance for Murder Victims Crime Victims Oak Garden Saturday,…

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Comment Re Kirkus Reviews

Excellent observations by Giacomo Giammatteo in his blog post: Watchdog: Is Kirkus Selling Dreams – or Do They Deliver? I got a Kirkus Review for my latest book—Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss—and I believe (one never … Continue reading

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“Dare I Call It Murder?” 1-Yr Anniversary; New Titles on Horizon

Book Update Today marks the one-year anniversary of launching Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss. And what a fantastic year it’s been. Not only getting the book out, but reconnecting with folks I haven’t seen in … Continue reading

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