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Dare I Call It Murder?

37 years ago today my parents set sail for Tahiti. I never saw them again: Dare I call it murder? These anniversary dates are tough, because they always trigger emotions lying deep in my gut. I do my my best … 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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Six Monthiversary: “Dare I Call It Murder?” Still Best-Seller; New Book Coming: “Murder 101”

Six months since the launch of Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss, and it remains highly ranked (#32) on Amazon.com’s Top-Rated Books in Biographies & Memoirs—sitting alongside Mayou Angelou’s Mom & Me & Mom. It’s been … Continue reading

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“Dare I Call It Murder?” #3 in Amazon’s Top Rated True Accounts, #8 in Memoir

Not sure what to say about this other than I am taken aback by the great reception my book has received since its launch on July 9. Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss  is #3 in … Continue reading

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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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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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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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