Tag Archives: Camden

In the Wake of a November Nor’easter

Sunday’s early season snowstorm may have dropped flakes as far away as South Carolina, but here in Maine – particularly along the midcoast, where I live — we felt its real wrath. Vicki Doudera here. Fifty miles-per-hour winds and record-breaking … Continue reading

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Camden’s “Christmas By The Sea” Insider Guide

Vicki Doudera here, happy to have successfully completed the challenge of National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) in November!  Yay! I know you’re probably sick to death of hearing about this, but this will be the last time I mention it … Continue reading

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It’s an exciting week here in Camden, especially for parents like me who have seniors graduating from Camden Hills Regional High School. Last Saturday was the prom, in which the gym was transformed into an underwater paradise befitting the “Atlantis” … Continue reading

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The Case of the Missing Buddha

Vicki Doudera here.  My husband Ed and I were out walking yesterday when we passed by our friends Kathy and Jack, who live in a new home overlooking Camden harbor.  We greeted them with the standard “How are you?” and … Continue reading

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Driving Mr. Santa

Vicki here, reporting from my town of Camden, where this weekend we celebrate our holiday festival, Christmas By The Sea. Last night hundreds of parka-clad people turned out to watch a parade of brightly lit floats illuminating Main Street, followed by … Continue reading

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Seeing Silver

Vicki here with breaking news: today is my twenty-fifth wedding anniversary. Although the kids threw us a fabulous party back in August, complete with a terrific dancing band, nearly one hundred people, and wonderful weather, today is the actual day … Continue reading

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Happy Labor Day!

Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894, after the notorious Pullman Strike. The idea was to show the strength and spirit of U.S. workers, and not incidentally also to appease them after 6 were killed and 17 wounded by … Continue reading

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Maine Crime Writers: Vicki Doudera

Maine Crime Writers’ own Vicki Doudera is a million-dollar broker with a busy coastal firm handling luxury real estate. She is the author of nonfiction books on real estate relocation, and of the Darby Farr Mystery Series—A House to Die … Continue reading

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Hurricane Irene, Hurricane Harbor, and Me

Vicki here. As Hurricane Irene whirls its way up the coast to Maine, I find myself hunkering down and pondering how these powerful storms have influenced literature throughout the years, from Shakespeare’s The Tempest, to Longfellow’s The Wreck of the Hesperus, to … Continue reading

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Beautiful and Creepy

Hello, I’m Vicki Doudera. I live in Camden and write the Darby Farr Mystery Series, starring an intrepid real estate agent selling homes and solving crimes. I’m thrilled to be a part of this new blog and in such excellent company. When … Continue reading

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