Tag Archives: Ann Rule

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 Launch Day: Bittersweet Moment

People ask me, “Aren’t you thrilled that your book is finally coming out?” Yes. But it’s also a bittersweet moment. I wish I did not have to write this book. I’d rather my parents’—Loren and Jody Edwards—were alive and living … Continue reading

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True-Crime Writer Gets It Wrong; Final Book Excerpt

When a violent death occurs, the victim’s family members and close friends often are traumatized, some more so than others. News stories, depending on how they are positioned, can add to the trauma, especially when the coverage is sensationalized, with … Continue reading

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Book Launch July 9 — Dare I Call It Murder? — Win a Prize

Just when I had almost concluded my book Dare I Call It Murder? — A Memoir of Violent Loss, might never get published, things came together quickly and the date is set — July 9. We’ll have an online party … Continue reading

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Remembrance: The Blindside Book/Movie Deal — New Excerpt Now Online

Thirty-five years ago this week, an overzealous true-crime writer tried to strong-arm me into signing an onerous contract involving a book and movie deal. One of several bloodsucking ghouls trying to capitalize on the tragic deaths of my father and … Continue reading

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Remembrance: But things did get worse . . .

Thank you to all of you who commented or sent me emails with your kind words of support and encouragement. It means a lot to me. Over the years, I tried to put my parents’ deaths behind me, and put … Continue reading

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Ann Rule, butt out and leave us survivors of violent loss alone

Sorry to bring up a depressing subject during this otherwise festive season, but I have to respond to this story in the San Diego U-T . . . Coronado mansion death gets ‘true crime’ treatment IMHO, Ann Rule is the … Continue reading

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