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Mar.14.2008
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Mar.14.2008
"First, imagine Katherine Hepburn at fourteen. Next, in your mind's eye, replay Humphrey Bogart, at his middle-aged best ...Now picture this oddest of courples as the newest duo in detective fiction and you'll have a perfect portrait of the memorable leads in Sleeping Dog." Los Angeles...
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Jan.22.2008
In a small boarding house in a quiet area of Chicago, an elderly man has passed away with little more than the name and number of one Ellie Foreman in his coat pockets. When contacted, Ellie wracks her brain for answers, but she has no apparent connection to the deceased. And between her work as...
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Jan.22.2008
In the second Ellie Foreman mystery, A PICTURE OF GUILT, Chicago based videographer Ellie comes across some outtakes from a production that could keep Johnnie Santoro, an alleged murderer, from a life behind bars. The problem is that the tape showing Santoro’s innocence is compromised with radio...
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Jan.22.2008
In this the third novel, a mysterious package appears at Ellie’s door. Inside is a surveillance video showing the brutal murder of a young woman. Some digging on Ellie’s part reveals that the woman was a diamond courier with a shady history based in Eastern Europe during the collapse of the Soviet...
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Jan.21.2008
  In the fourth title in the Ellie Foreman mystery series, the Chicago documentary filmmaker finds herself in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, producing a video for a popular resort. She is soon drawn into the history of a wealthy and prominent family, deeply rooted in a magnificent mansion on the...
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Jan.18.2008
Fire Prayer explores the long shadow cast by violence, and how festering hatred continues to destroy. When Storm Kayama goes to Moloka‘i to help an old friend, she finds that Tanner Williams has bigger problems than he let on.  Ten years ago, he participated in a Hawaiian protest that killed a man...
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Jan.18.2008
When Storm Kayama discovers her beloved adoptive attorney uncle, Miles Hamasaki, dead at his desk, her search for his killer takes her on a journey into her own painful past that illuminates the larger conflicts in the 50th state's diverse culture.
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Jan.18.2008
  There are a handful of places on earth where the ocean’s huge waves curl in a form perfect enough to hurtle a steel-nerved athlete on the ride of a lifetime. From November to February, the north shores of the Hawaiian Islands beckon to surfers the way Everest calls to climbers. A new client...
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Jan.16.2008
Trouble is brewing in the small, bucolic mountain town of Trafalgar, British Columbia. An American who came to Trafalgar as a Vietnam War draft dodger has left land and money to the town. But there’s a catch. The money must be used to build a garden to honor draft dodgers.This bequest has torn the...