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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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“Mother, please! I’d rather do it myself!”

The title of this blog is a line from a very old television commercial. I don’t remember what product it was for. It was that line that made it memorable for me, and probably for every other girl who had … Continue reading

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Librarians Solve Mysteries Every Day

On April 21, a week from tomorrow, a select group of Sisters in Crime member authors will be serving as volunteer staff from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. local time—or for however many hours their local libraries are open on … Continue reading

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Why a Dancer?

My amateur detective, Liss MacCrimmon, is a former professional Scottish dancer. She spent some eight years touring with a Riverdance-like troupe called Strathspey before her knee gave out on her, effectively ending her career. This happens in Chapter One of … Continue reading

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