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Appearance: Book Carnival, 3 June 2017

I’ll be appearing at Book Carnival in Orange, CA (348 S. Tustin Street) on Saturday, 3 June at 2:00 p.m. to talk about The Collection, read an excerpt, and sign books. Book Carnival is an independent bookstore dedicated to mysteries and thrillers. Anne, the owner, makes a point of supporting…

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Life Imitates Art

A post for my blog went free-range on me and ended up on Criminal Element. It’s a true-crime story that may sound a mite familiar if you know what The Collection is about: “In December 2002, two burglars broke into the Vincent van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. They didn’t use…

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Rated G Radio interview, 24 October 2016

I’ll once again be a guest on Garrett Miller’s Rated G internet radio program on Monday, 24 October, at 8:00 a.m. PDT. We’ll be talking about The Collection and whatever else Garrett comes up with, which can be pretty random. There’ll be a recording available on his website if you…

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The new face of The Collection

This is the final cover for The Collection. It’s surprising how consistently this version was the first pick for the people I asked, including my favorite indie bookstore owner. It reminds me of 1960s Saul Bass movie posters — appropriate, since Matt (Our Hero) likes old films. For this I have…

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Rolling Rolling Rolling

The wheels are rolling on The Collection. I’ve applied for a copyright; I have working Kindle and ePub editions; and the cover art is underway. I’ve tentatively set 31 October as the release date — we’ll see if everything comes together by then. Since this is a series, I need…

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The Collection is Coming out of Storage

Remember The Collection? The first installment in my new DeWitt Agency art-crime series? Yeah, maybe not so much. What happened to that, anyway? What happened is that I started querying agents, a process that hasn’t improved since the last time I did it (for Doha 12). I got one request…

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