Monthly Archives: July 2014

The Chill of Night Redux

James Hayman: Recently my second thriller The Chill of Night was re-released by Harper Collins. Unlike it’s original release in which it sank unnoticed like a stone, the second incarnation of Chill is doing very well. Yesterday it hit #19 … Continue reading

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Lizzie Borden Took An Axe…

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: In 2009 I was laid off from the last of many hi-tech jobs and being single (my wife of thirty-six years passed away after a brief but valiant battle with cancer) I decided that the time … Continue reading

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Dialogue …. It’s What Keeps The Story (And My Life) Moving

Lea Wait, here. Two (of my eight) grandchildren have been visiting for the past two weeks, and they’ve had lots of questions about … just about everything. As young teenagers, one of their questions was about summer jobs. When I was in … Continue reading

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Rhine Mystery #2 — Solved!

Susan Vaughan here. If you read my June post about Dutch windmills (, you’ll realize this month’s post continuing my cruise up the Rhine River is out of order. Should’ve posted about Amsterdam first. But here goes. Venice, Italy, is … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: July 26-27, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Susan Vaughan (Monday), Lea Wait (Tuesday), Vaughn Hardacker (Wednesday), James Hayman (Thursday), and Barbara Ross (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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And a Mole on Her Toe, Ho-Ho

Hello again from Sarah Graves, writing to you from Eastport, Maine, where we have survived the Fourth of July and are well into the sweetly peaceful stretch between it and the Pirate Festival. And the Salmon Festival. And we just … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Naturalist’s Log

There are books we love because they move us, maybe even change the way we live our life. Vicki Doudera here. Don’t worry —  I’m not going to talk about The Goldfinch again. (But that post’s available here if you … Continue reading

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