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Fathers

by Doward Wilson
& Terry Ambrose


Meet Rick Atwood and his precious ten-year-old daughter, Alex. When a woman’s body is found on the beach near their Seaside Cove Bed & Breakfast, Rick is determined to keep Alex away from the murder due to her curious nature.

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by Deborah Harter Williams


As we consider Father’s Day, it is obvious the role that fathers have played in a staple of television comedy: Father Knows Best, The Courtship of Eddie’s Father, Parenthood, Modern Family. But they are also integral to many a plot twist and emotional conflict driving drama as well, particularly in the crime and spy genre.

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by Sandra Murphy
& Lorie Lewis Ham



As we continue to celebrate Father’s Day we decided to pick a mystery writer who is a father to feature in today’s issue. This week at KRL we are reviewing John Gilstrap’s latest mystery novel Damage Control, interviewing him & giving away a copy of the book–details at the end of this article.

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by Leslie Ann Budewitz



In honor of Father’s Day enjoy a mystery short story by Leslie Ann Budewitz featuring a father. The End Of The Line was first published in Aflred Hitchcock’s Mystery Magazine in 2006. This one is a little longer than we usually publish, but was too good to pass up! Enjoy!

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by Christopher Lewis



Father’s Day is a hard day for many people. It’s a day set aside to honor fathers, but the reality is that many of us don’t feel like honoring our fathers. Why? Because many of us have not been given a very good image of fatherhood. For many, the term “father” refers to a man who abandoned us when we were small. For others, it brings to mind an angry man who beat us or a perverse one who abused us.

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