Monthly Archives: May 2013

Two of the Best Young Adult Publishers You’ve Never Heard of…And how I discovered them.

I’m still operating on the same material budget I had when I took on the job as Hartland Public librarian in 2006. I don’t need to tell anyone what inflation has done to book prices, etc. since then. One of … Continue reading

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Looking for Us?

Hi. Barb here. We’ve been at this Maine Crime Writers blog thing for almost two years now and one of the ways I like to amuse myself (okay, one of the million and one ways I like to procrastinate) is … Continue reading

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Susan Vaughan ( here. Yes, I know Mother’s Day was last week but this is my day so I’m having my say. I have my mother to thank for introducing me to mystery novels. We seldom agreed on much, but … Continue reading

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Do You Know About the New England Crime Bake?

Love mysteries? Love mystery authors? Consider attending the New England Crime Bake, our own regional mystery conference sponsored by the local chapters of Sisters in Crime and Mystery Writers of America. Schmooze in the bar, hang out at lunch, and … Continue reading

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Why Celebrating Children’s Book Week Is Important

Now, which of the Maine Crime Writers would be most likely to write about Children’s Book Week? So far as I know, only Kaitlyn Dunnet and I have written for children, and Kaitlyn hasn’t done it for a while, so, yes, this … Continue reading

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Maine Crime Writer Poisoned; Survives to Tell Tale

My life is fairly straightforward. I work. I write. I have fun with friends and family. I bike. I hike. I meet nice people while walking the dog. Vicki Doudera here, happy to report that, for the most part, my … Continue reading

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Rediscovering Maine Mystery Writer Charlotte MacLeod

In the past year a wonderful thing has happened. All four of Charlotte MacLeod’s mystery series have been issued as ebooks. Why do I think that’s such a big deal? Because until the ebooks came out, readers were left squinting … Continue reading

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