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Why a Celebrity Crime Novel?

IN THE November 17 ISSUE

FROM THE 2021 Articles,
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by Mar Preston


By Accident may be my last police procedural crime novel set in Southern California. Moving back home to Canada, specifically Ottawa, Ontario, I can’t hear the shush of the ocean waves on Santa Monica Beach any longer, or the buzz of traffic on Wilshire Boulevard, or the crowds on the Pier.

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Face to Face with History

IN THE May 6 ISSUE

FROM THE 2020 Articles,
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by E.C. Ambrose


Until I started writing The King of Next Week, my historical research focused on the medieval period: surgery during the fourteenth century in Europe, clockworks in China during the Mongol invasions, references to werewolves in eleventh century Wales. But during a visit to Phippsburg, Maine, to give a talk about writing, I became intrigued by the history of the area.

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by Bernadette Pajer


In order to write historical novels with accurate detail I spend a lot of time researching, and I must admit, I love it. In years past, researching required trips to university and museum libraries, hunting through archives and microfiche. Occasionally, I still research that way.

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UC Kearney: Hometown Cutting-Edge Research

IN THE October 30 ISSUE

FROM THE Diana Bulls,
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by Diana Bulls



In the heart of Fresno County’s prime agricultural region sits Kearney, a world-renown research facility owned by the University of California. The largest of nine off-campus research and extension centers, Kearney has been the base for cutting-edge research for 45 years, helping San Joaquin Valley agriculture become a $16 billion industry.

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