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Radio New Zealand Interview Today

Bridget Tunnicliffe of Radio New Zealand interviewed me yesterday about my book, Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss. The interview is being broadcast this morning, and anyone can listen online to the streaming audio. RNZ will … 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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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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Milestone Reached in Book’s March to the Press

Another milestone for a book—Dare I Call It Murder?: A Memoir of Violent Loss—the naysayers said would not (and in some cases “should not”) be published. Galley proofs for the hardback and paperback editions arrived this week and they look … 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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Spellbound Waltz played on grandad’s fiddle

On recent visit to Camano Island (Washington) to visit cousin Joe Parks, his wife, Suzi, recorded me playing Spellbound Waltz on my grandfather’s fiddle. (A fiddle that she, as a wonderful surprise, presented to me because she, sadly, can no … Continue reading

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Remembrance: The FBI enters the scene …

Thirty-five years ago today, at the Gendarmerie in Papeete, Tahiti, the FBI interviewed my brother for several hours about the suspicious deaths of our parents. At one point they took a break, and one of the agents—I dubbed him Steely … Continue reading

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