Tag Archives: Ann Rule

Obits on True-Crime Writer Ann Rule Should Tell Whole Story

Noted true-crime writer Ann Rule has died. I cannot honestly say that I am not saddened by her passing. More of a sense of relief. Even the New York Times ran an obit on her, as did the Seattle Times. … Continue reading

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Thank You, Ann Rule, for Dissing Me 4 Years Ago

Today marks the fourth anniversary of true-crime writer Ann Rule’s lawyer dismissing as “de minimis” my objections to the numerous errors in Rule’s account of my parents’ deaths aboard their sailboat Spellbound. Never mind that a number of these critical … Continue reading

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Gary C. King’s True Crime Blog: Special Guest Post: DARE I CALL IT MURDER?

True-crime author Gary C. King asked me to write a guest blog for his site. He posted it today. Thank you, Gary, for the opportunity to address some questions about my book, Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of … Continue reading

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36 Years Ago Today: Our Final Good-bye

Thirty-six years ago today I said good-bye to my parents. The next day, they set sail for the South Pacific aboard their 53-foot ketch, the Spellbound. I figured I’d see them again in a year or two. Three months later, … Continue reading

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Help! My book is being “Ann Rule’d”

Help! I’m being “Ann Rule’d” on this Amazon best seller list. I think her books are ganging up on my book. It’s as if I’m in this nightmarish Pacman game . . .

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“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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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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