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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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‘Dare I Call It Murder?’ Wins SD Book Award for Best Published Memoir; Congrats to All Winners & Finalists

What a thrill and a delight, as my friend George Militzer (RIP) used to say, to have my book Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss honored last night at the San Diego Book Awards as the … Continue reading

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Hanging Out With Tobias Wolff on Amazon

One of my favorite books is the memoir This Boy’s Life by Tobias Wolff. The book chronicles Wolff’s teen years while living in Concrete, Washington. I can relate to that, having grown up not far from there, but that’s not … Continue reading

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Warm Reception at Book Club

Many thanks to the Poway Literary Society for selecting Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss for its April book selection AND for such a warm reception at last night’s meeting. The members asked excellent questions about … 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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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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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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