Monthly Archives: October 2014

Maine Librarians Share Their Scariest Books

As our readers are well aware, Maine Crime Writers love our Maine librarians, so it’s fun for us to turn to them from time to time with questions. This month’s question, in honor of Halloween, was to ask them what … Continue reading

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Oh yes, even FOOD can be scary

We’re entering the Halloween season, when pumpkins abound and houses and bushes are bedecked with spiders and ghosts and witches. But as crime writers, our minds often also turn to whimsy at the table. So here, for your seasonal delectation, … Continue reading

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Books You Should Never Read at Night . . .

Two years ago, in our Halloween post, we listed our scariest books and asked our readers to share theirs. So here are some of the responses that we got. Now you can join the conversation: Sandy Gardner: The scariest book I … Continue reading

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A Modest Proposal-Maine Style

Do you have the same urge to cringe every time the phone rings these days? Between the artificially cheery college students trying to make a connection with a codgerly alum from 40 years ago and get said alum to pony … Continue reading

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Off, Off, and Away

Dorothy Cannell here: In forty five minutes, it would be shorter if my husband had his way, we will be leaving for a writers conference in Indiana. I am not packed, and I have yet to have a bath. I look … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: October 25-26, 2014

Next week at Maine Crime Writers there will be posts by Dorothy Cannell on Monday and John Clark on Tuesday with a special guest post on Wednesday and our annual Halloween blogs on Thursday and Friday. In the news department, … Continue reading

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Slow-Cooker Curried Fish & Butternut Squash Stew

Hi. Barb here. We’ve had one of our trademark beautiful falls in New England this year, but the last few days, a nor’easter has been lashing at us. That’s put me in mind of this delicious recipe that my husband … Continue reading

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