Tag Archives: Joe Gale

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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