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Roy Widing's Biography

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Aurora, Oregon
May 2010

Roy Widing is a Portland native and graduate of Willamette University in Salem, Oregon.

In addition to book writing, Roy's background includes such diverse fields as real estate and song writing.  Roy's music is featured in the award-winning independent film 'The Legend of Tillamook's Gold.' 

About the Rae Room

The Rae tomb is a stunning tomb in Portland, Oregon unlocked once a year for public viewing.  This mystifying final resting place of a timber baron and his wife features exquisite artistry with remarkable attention to detail.  The Rae tomb is also the link to an intriguing true story of love, lumber, lucre and lawsuits.

About the Book

The accidental discovery of a magnificent tomb launches a quest to know more:  Who were these people and why was this structure built?  Whispers From The Tomb reveals never-released details uncovered by painstaking research over a period of more than six years. 

Whispers From The Tomb was selected as a 'Top Ten' non-fiction finalist out of nearly 1,000 total entries at Seattle's Pacific Northwest Writers Association Literary Contest.  Whispers From The Tomb is a fascinating blend of mystery, history, romance...and all true.   

If you like novels, read Roy's book 11-22-1963: New Evidence on how the assassination of President John F. Kennedy could still be solved!

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Interests & Hobbies

Songwriting, fishing, travel & ballroom dance.