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Jan Burke

by Terry Ambrose



In a world filled with social media sites including Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and a nearly endless supply of others, one small mailing list has remained popular for more than twenty years. Known as “DorothyL,” the list began after a 1991 meeting between two librarians, Diane Kovacs and Ann Okerson.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


This week I have the delight of reviewing Jan Burke’s supernatural thriller The Messenger. For those of you who have not yet seen it, I am also posting my video interview with Jan from Left Coast Crime, and at the end of this review is a chance to win a copy of The Messenger!

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


Here are some more fun mystery author video interviews from Left Coast Crime: Jan Burke, Ann Littlewood, Elaine Macko, Rochell Staab, Barbara Graham, Mike Befeler, Aileen Baron & Robert O’ Hanneson.

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by Jan Burke



Almost all Americans know something about forensic science, or think they do. What they may not realize is that in the U.S. forensic science is at a critical crossroads, and needs our attention, concern, and support.

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