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Comments and updates on my book, “Dare I Call It Murder? — A Memoir of Violent Loss, Grief and Clarity”

Oscar Pistorius: Judge Distinguishes Justice from Vengeance

In the sentencing of Oscar Pistorius in the widely watched South African trial, the judge “warned that society couldn’t expect to have its way on the sentencing. . . . And she cautioned that the public — in this case … Continue reading

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Book Events, October: Presentations by Award-Winning Author Larry Edwards

I am making two presentations in San Diego this month: today at the Descanso Branch Library and on Wed., Oct. 15, at the San Diego Writers/Editors Guild. In the presentation to the Guild, I will share the when, how and … Continue reading

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Book Update: Now that it’s out, what’s next?

Many of you have asked, What’s next? When’s your next book coming out? Lots of things happening, not just with Dare I Call It Murder? but with other books that are now an integral part of my life as I … Continue reading

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Thank You, Te Mana Cafe, for Fun Evening with Books

I and two other authors — David Ward and Douglas Grant — had a good evening talking about our books at the Te Mana Cafe in San Diego’s Ocean Beach neighborhood. Good food, good books, good fun. Thank you, Marguerite. … 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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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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