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by Steven Sanchez



Having worked in the music industry for the past five years, I can guarantee that every person employed in the field had the same reaction I did when the pandemic happened:…s***! Once the virus hit and the lockdown went into effect, the immediate activity banned was concerts. How can it not? All those people in an arena or bunched up in a club. So the venues shutdown, and the promoters, roadies, techs, staff, and musicians were left scratching their heads. How would the music industry be able to thrive when the outlet that makes the artists and record labels money—which is touring—was eradicated?

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by Terrance Mc Arthur
& Simon Wood


This week we have a review of the new book by Simon Wood, The One That Got Away. We also have a very interesting guest post from Simon about his research methods. Details at the end of this post on how to enter to win a signed copy of The One That Got Away, along with a link to purchase the book where a portion goes to help support KRL & supports indie bookstore Mysterious Galaxy.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



A couple of weeks ago we were at the LA Times Festival of Books and had the chance to interview several mystery authors, including Sue Ann Jaffarian. Below you will find that video interview.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



We were able to catch Kate Noble after her talk for the Yosemite Romance Writers in Fresno and do a video interview. She chats with us about her latest book, here work on The Lizzie Bennet Diaries and future book and web series projects. Check out a more in depth print interview with her and a review of The Lizzie Bennet Diaries here in KRL.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham


This weekend A Little Night Music opened in Fresno at the Cal Arts Severance Theatre presented by StageWorks Fresno. As usual, StageWorks Fresno never disappoints. It was a wonderful show filled with incredible talent.

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by Sandra Murphy



A cold case, a death by misadventure and a murder all link together to make a great read in the second of the series featuring Bella Kowalski. She’s a former nun, now married to Mike and the lucky person who gets to write obituaries for the Chronicle.

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by Lorie Lewis Ham



This week one of KRL’s favorite bands, Loomis and the Lust, released a new music video for their song, “Barbarella”, from their Space Camp EP. The video was shot in Santa Barbara in June of this year with the same director that did their earlier video of “Bright Red Chords”.

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