Monthly Archives: April 2014

The Agatha Best Contemporary Novel Nominees

Hi. Barb here. Yesterday, Leslie Budewitz, an Agatha-nominee for Best First Novel blogged about her novel and those of all of her fellow nominees. I thought is was such a great idea, I’m borrowing it today. It’s easy for me … Continue reading

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And A Good Time Was Had By All

Kate Flora here. It’s not my day to blog, but today’s scheduled blogger is lost in a sea of confusion. Not surprising.  This weekend, many of your friendly neighborhood Maine Crime Writers were gathered at the Glickman Library in Portland … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: April 19-20, 2014

This is our special Maine Crime Wave edition. If technology cooperates, we’ll be adding to this post from the venue in Portland. If it doesn’t, look for more follow-up in future posts. Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will … Continue reading

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My Library Story

Hi. Barb here. Over the years, many of us Maine Crime Writers have told the story of the library that most influenced our lives. I was supposed to tell mine last year, but National Library Week coincided with Boston Marathon … Continue reading

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The Curtis Memorial Library Mystery Series

In 2007 the Friends of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick, Maine and the New England Chapter of Sisters in Crime (www.sincne.org) formed a partnership to provide a mystery writers’ series for the library’s readers. In 2010, the Friends were … Continue reading

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Library Talks

It’s going to  be one of those days for me! I couldn’t find the Login link and had to root around the site to finally find it, so I apologize for this being late as a post. With it being … Continue reading

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A Book Chat on Crime Fiction from a Readers’ Advisory Librarian

When Vicki Doudera called to ask me to contribute to the blog this week, I was in the middle of cataloging unpublished papers about archaeological digs.  So my first reaction, through the tech services haze, was: “…Me, write? I…blog?  What’s … Continue reading

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