Tag Archives: true crime

The Death of Local News, or if you want to get away with murder, come to Hartland.

As time goes by, I miss writing for the Sebasticook Valley Weekly more and more. It was a local weekly published in Newport and my first encounter with it was when Brenda Seekins, the editor, stopped by the library and … Continue reading

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Terror On Smuttynose Island

Smuttynose Island VAUGHN HARDACKER here. Once again I am returning to the realm of true crime. The Islands of the Shoals lie six miles off the coast of Portsmouth, New Hampshire and many people believe that they are in New … Continue reading

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It’s Different When the “Story” is Real

Kate Flora here, just back from a quick drive up to Miramichi, New Brunswick, to deliver copies of Death Dealer to the investigators who are the real life characters in the book. Death Dealer, in case I’ve failed to describe … Continue reading

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Lizzie Borden Took An Axe…

Vaughn C. Hardacker here: In 2009 I was laid off from the last of many hi-tech jobs and being single (my wife of thirty-six years passed away after a brief but valiant battle with cancer) I decided that the time … Continue reading

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Sunday Update: October 13, 2013

Next week at Maine Crime Writers we’ll be featuring posts from Jim Hayman (Monday), Jayne Hitchcock (Tuesday), Barb Ross (Wednesday), John Clark (Thursday), and Kate Flora (Friday). In the news department, here’s what’s happening with some of us who blog … Continue reading

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Hello From a True Crime Writer

Well, this is my first post on the site! I’ll be writing every month on the 15th and I hope you will enjoy what I post. Today I’d like to introduce myself and how I became a true crime writer: … Continue reading

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Kate Considers The Surprise of Taking Chances

Twenty-eight years ago, an infant in my arms and a madcap three-year-old cavorting around my house, I decided that I wasn’t going to practice law for a while. I was going to stay home with my boys. Not long after, … Continue reading

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