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BV Lawson
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Former musician and radio host turned author & blogger. Also a recovering Diet Coke addict.
Former musician and radio host turned author & blogger. Also a recovering Diet Coke addict.

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Scrounging for money: how the world's great writers made a living- http://ow.ly/Gw5J30bR01s

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Mystery Melange - CrimeFest 2017 announced the winners of its six award categories at the convention’s recent annual gala dinner. The Audible Sounds of Crime Award winner was Clare Mackintosh for I See You, read by Rachel Atkins; eDunnit Award winner was Laura Lippman for Wilde Lake; the H.R.F. Keating Award winner was Barry Forshaw for Brit Noir; the Last Laugh Award winner was Mick Herron for Real Tigers; the Best Crime Novel for Children (8 – 12)  winner was Robin Stevens for Murder Most...

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Via Seattle Times - 10 of the summer’s hottest crime-fiction titles. http://ow.ly/evL330bR0uh

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Media Murder for Monday - It's Monday, which means time once again for a roundup of the latest crime drama news: MOVIES Carnaby International has snapped up international sales rights to A Matter of Honor, an action-packed spy thriller based on Jeffrey Archer’s best-selling novel of the same title. Although the cast has yet to be announced, the project has signed on Emmy winner Jon Cassar (24, Forsaken, When the Bough Breaks) to direct and Keith Arnold (The November Man, Some Kind of Beauti...

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Amazon launching weekly bestseller charts for top 20 in both fiction and nonfiction & 20 most read books. http://ow.ly/92qO30bR0gL

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Your Sunday Music Treat - Many of you have heard the instrument known as the theremin. You might not realize you've heard it, but if you've ever watched old sci-fi and horror movies, you've most definitely experienced it at least once in the film score. The theremin is an electronic musical instrument controlled without physical contact by the thereminist's hand movements and is named after its Russian inventor, Léon Theremin, who patented the device in 1928. Even if you were familiar with ...

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KOBO users, take note: box sets are 30% off for a limited time including first 3 books in the Scott Drayco mystery series. ow.ly/Cjz830bQgyG

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FFB: The FBI, A Centennial History - In this latest blog post for the Friday's "Forgotten" Books feature hosted by Patti Abbott I thought this particular offering would be topical, considering how the FBI has been so much in the news lately (and since the protagonist of my Scott Drayco series is a former FBI agent). The FBI: A Centennial History, 1908-2008, is a "coffee table" book format published by the U.S. Department of Justice, so you can rightly suspect it won't include Bureau controv...

Bestselling thriller authors Robert Dugoni, Mike Lawson, Kevin O'Brien, and Ingrid Thoft will talk about murder, mayhem, and royalty checks in a lively panel discussion May 20 from 2-4:30 pm at BARN in Bainbridge Island, Washington.
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