Tag Archives: Loren Edwards

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, 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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“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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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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“Dare I Call It Murder?”: 90 5-star reviews

Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss now has 144 reviews on Amazon.com, 90 of them 5-star reviews. Again, thank you for your support in making this book a success, even if that success is bittersweet. I … Continue reading

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February 24 Marks 36th Anniversary of Deaths Aboard Sailboat

Today marks the 36th anniversary of the deaths of my parents, Loren and Jody Edwards, aboard their sailboat Spellbound in French Polynesia. The mystery of their deaths remains unresolved. As many of you know, I had originally intended to launch … 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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Book News, Seattle Recap, River of Remembrance, Bookstore Events

Summary of the Book Update posted today on the Dare I Call It Murder? website: Incredible: The San Diego Union-Tribune features me and my book on the front page of today’s newspaper: “The lasting pain of murder’s ‘living victims’.” (Right … Continue reading

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