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Heather Haven

by Lois Winston


Back when I penned my first novel at the end of the last century, I thought that being an author meant sitting at my desk writing books. I also thought it was the publisher’s job to promote those books so that we both made money. Silly me! Once upon a time that was true, but by the time I sold my first book, publishers had abdicated this responsibility for all but a handful of their authors. Promotional efforts had become the responsibility of authors.

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by Sunny Frazier



Continuing the countdown to Left Coast Crime Monterey, here are more authors who will be attending. For those of you who have to miss the Calamari Crime event, you might want to check these out for new reads.

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by Heather Haven


Mrs. Rappaport sat with the German pistol in her lap, loaded and ready to go. It would get going soon. And with her father’s fine example of World War II weaponry. Even though Mrs. Rappaport had not slept for nearly twenty-four hours, she went over her plans again and again. She was meticulous.

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