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Dianne Emley

by Cynthia Chow


When Pasadena Homicide/Assault Police Detective Nan Vining is called to the scene of a drowning at the Casa de las Ventanas estate, she immediately knows something is hinky. Not only is the blind owner of the home, Teddy Sexton, making inappropriate jokes and not taking the crime seriously, he is acting flirtatious and a little too touchy with Nan. Teddy’s assistant/brother-in-law as well has Nan are on full alert, as the ex-con Floyd Johansing is so twitchy and ready to flee that he practically oozes guilt.

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Killing Secrets By Dianne Emley

IN THE August 1 ISSUE

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by Cyntha Chow


Pasadena Police Detective Nan Vining should have been spending the day taking a midterm for the college degree she was finally pursuing. Instead, Nan has been called to a double homicide scene (and her teenaged daughter Emily was the first to arrive). Emily’s beloved young teacher, Erica Keller, has been stabbed to death, presumably by Jared Hayword, another student—the other body next to hers.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



I have to admit that The Night Visitor is not my typical read–I tend to go more for cozy or private eye mysteries–and this one is more of a paranormal suspense/thriller. However, The Night Visitor grabbed my attention from practically page one and wouldn’t let go!

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by Sandra Murphy
& Lorie Lewis Ham


Iris Thorne’s life echoes from childhood to adult in this latest episode. The book starts in the aftermath of a devastating earthquake in Los Angeles, flashes back to an earthquake that happened when she was fourteen, and brings events from both worlds crashing together.

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