Monthly Archives: July 2013

Hiking Mount Battie on the last day of July

A glorious day today… sunny, cloudless, and in the 70’s with a light breeze.  A perfect day for a quick hike up my favorite little mountain. Vicki Doudera here. I rouse my daughter Lexi  and she agrees to come with … Continue reading

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Halloween in July . . . and another drawing for a free book

For some unknown reason, the new Liss MacCrimmon Scottish-American Heritage Mystery, Vampires, Bones, and Treacle Scones, set at Halloween, is scheduled to be in stores and available as an ebook today, July 30th. I’m not complaining, mind you. And who … Continue reading

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On J.K. Rowling: a Confession

It’s like I told Jo. Well, I call her Jo. Most of you know her as J.K. Rowling, creator of Harry Potter and a couple of other novels, including a mystery that she tried to foist upon the gullible reading … Continue reading

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Sunday Update: July 28, 2013

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Gerry Boyle (Monday), Kaitlyn Dunnett (Tuesday), Vicki Doudera (Wednesday), Lea Wait (Thursday), James Hayman (Friday) and on Saturday, special guest Chris Holm. In news from Maine Crime Writers, Kaitlyn … Continue reading

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When Good Judgment Is No Longer Required of a Politician

Kate Flora here. Normally, I don’t like to have conversations about politics. But as my birthday approaches and I continue my unarrested slide into old fogey status, I am musing today about Anthony Weiner, and those New York voters who say … Continue reading

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So you think you’re a Red Sox Fan?

If you’ve been in Maine for any length of time, you’re aware of the sharp (and sharper the further north you go) division between natives and everyone else (generally referred to as flatlanders or PFA’s). Sometimes it gets a bit … Continue reading

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The Kindness of Writers by Barbara Ross

So my mom died. I’ll write about that someday, probably soon, but I’m not ready. What I want to write about is the incredible kindness of writers. One of the things I loved about my corporate life was working with … Continue reading

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