Tag Archives: Joe Gale

An Obituary for the JT

A particularly sad story came out of York County this week. The Journal Tribune will publish its last edition on October 12, putting an end to 135 years of local newsgathering in Biddeford, Saco and surrounding towns. As soon as … Continue reading

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Going to the Source of Inspiration

In Cover Story, the second book in the Joe Gale series, my newspaper reporter protagonist finds himself on deadline without a computer. Does Joe panic? Nope. He goes to the local library. He’s covering a high-profile murder trial in Machias during the brutal winter of 2015. His laptop … Continue reading

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No Bystander Effect Here

By Brenda Buchanan The April 10 headline yanked me into the story. ‘No hesitation’ as Maine man rescues mother, 2 kids from sinking car. The heroes were a 60ish couple from Steuben, Leonard and Rosemary Wallace, who were doing a … Continue reading

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It’s Hard to Find a Bad Setting in Maine . . .

By Brenda Buchanan Maine is chock-full of great ideas for setting a crime novel. By setting I mean something more fundamental than the particular city or town—real or imaginary—where the story unfolds. I’m talking about the places that give communities … Continue reading

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