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Secrets of . . . Surviving the Murder of a Loved One

September 30: Secrets of . . . Surviving the Murder of a Loved One Join Judy and Celeste Vinzant on “Off the Record with Judy” on Tuesday, September 30, at 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time on http://www.ToginetRadio.com. Click on “Live on … Continue reading

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‘Murder Survivor’s Handbook’ Amazon Hot New Release, Best Seller

Murder Survivor’s Handbook: Real-life Stories, Tips & Resources by Connie Saindon is now a Hot New Release and Best Seller on Amazon.com — and the book will not be formally released for three more days: Thursday, Sept. 25, to coincide … 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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UCSB Murders: Victims Overlooked in Sensational News Coverage?

The Los Angeles Times ran a story today that relates how UCSB students say the focus on the Isla Vista killer is detracting from remembering the 6 dead victims. And well these students should raise a hue and cry. The … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning in Life Following Violent Loss

Some days I worm my way out of bed thinking, why bother? Ultimately, we die. Everyone. We’re all dead. So what’s the point? Why don’t we humans do Planet Earth a gigantic favor and take ourselves out? All of us. … 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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“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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Malaysian Air News Coverage: Stop the Circus, Give Families Dignity, Privacy

MSNBC and a couple of its news anchors deserve a hearty thank you for bringing some sense and perspective to the news coverage of Malaysian Air’s missing flight MH730. As does, Meghan Daum, who commented on it in her column, … Continue reading

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Survivors of Violent Loss Honor Loved Ones, Sandy Hook Victims

Today, I attended and spoke at the Survivors of Violent Loss Holiday Memorial in San Diego. This event is always a bittersweet gathering, because the people in attendance have all lost a loved one—child, parent, sibling, niece/nephew, or dear friend—to … 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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