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John Updike dead at 76
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Started this discussion. Last reply by I. J. Parker Jan 31, 2009.

Interesting site... about bulletproof clothing
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Started this discussion. Last reply by Karyn J. Powers Jan 27, 2009.

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Dan L. Coleman left a comment for Sue Dawson
"You still on the site? Like your choices of writers. "
Aug 23, 2013
Sue Dawson replied to John Dishon's discussion Which book should I take on my 12.5 hour flight?
"I have read all but the last one, but I see mentioned here that it is a good one. I like something that really moves, and it is difficult to give advice when I really do not know what your reading tastes are (except for seeing this list).I have been…"
Mar 8, 2009
Sue Dawson commented on John McFetridge's blog post writing episodic TV is like writing Haiku
"Lordy, I used to do a small unit in Haiku when I was teaching high school. It was fun for the kids. The bright ones enjoyed the experience, and the students that were "just average" could compete on a level playing field. Personally, I…"
Mar 8, 2009
Sue Dawson replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"I just finished Tim Maleeny's new Greasing the Pinata. Also finished S. J. Rozan's new Bill Smith/Lydia Chin novel, Shanghai Moon. I am now going to read Searoad: Chronicles of Klatsand by Ursula K. LeGuin, the First Thursday Library Club…"
Feb 28, 2009
Sue Dawson replied to QualityBookReviews's discussion What are you currently reading?
"OK, you convinnced me as I am a dog person as well. I h ave two Boston terriers, the mom and the kid."
Feb 20, 2009
Sue Dawson replied to David WAY's discussion Classic Japanese crime books?
"I am so glad that I did not have to teach typing or computerese (a word?). I took one of the dogs out for her early morning jaunt and saw my typo when I returned. Oh I have couple of Chinese?English classics. I was friends with a lovely Chinese…"
Feb 8, 2009
Sue Dawson replied to David WAY's discussion Classic Japanese crime books?
"Having been to Japan twice, I have had some luck getting Englishtranslations via regular mail. However, the postage is a killer. I own 7 Japanese dictionaries all of which I purchased in Japan when I visited. The exchange rate was much better than…"
Feb 8, 2009
Sue Dawson replied to David WAY's discussion Classic Japanese crime books?
"Boy, I hope that he reads Japanese. I will never learn the dang language with its three separate forms. Maybe when I am 93, 20 years from now, I will be able to read Japanesewith some degree of fluency. The novel that he mentioned I actually have in…"
Feb 7, 2009

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Hometown:
Dallas, OR
About Me:
a retired English teacher who enjoys mysteries and suspense novels.
A friend of Sandy's alerted me to Sandy's books.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
many mysteries and suspense novels--both graphic and light-hearted
James Lee Burke, Lisa Scottoline, Janet Evanovich, Lee Child, Dorothy Gilman, Tim Maleeny (new), John Grisham, etc. I am also a historical fiction reader and read many current newspapers online.
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
History Channel, A&E, Bones, M*A*S*H, Perry Mason re-runs, Murder She Wrote re-runs, OPB, Washington Week in Review, Nightly Business Report, etc.

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S.J. Rozan boook tour

A favorite author of mine has a new book out, SHANGHAII MOON, the first in the series in several years. Too bad I do not live closer to NY...well, not really. I love my small town.

Posted on February 7, 2009 at 4:24am

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At 10:29am on August 23, 2013, Dan L. Coleman said…

You still on the site? Like your choices of writers.

At 9:36pm on July 25, 2009, Preetham Grandhi said…
Hi Sue, I want to introduce you to my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a murder, mystery, psychological thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit www.acircleofsouls.com to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. You can also read more reviews by clicking on the More Reviews button at the website. Thanks for your time in advance.

Best regards

Preetham Grandhi

Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”

Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."

Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"

Book Synopsis:

The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.

Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.

The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
In this stunning psychological thriller, innocence gives way to evil, and trust lies forgotten in a web of deceit, fear, and murder.
At 6:04am on June 11, 2009, Tom Cooke said…
Sue,
I am sorry I took so long to accept your generous offer of friendship. I haven't checked in for a while and as a result I am behind on everything. I've been busy trying to get last minute business done for my new release and correspondence has been placed on the back burner. Bad form I know. Thank you for having me.
Tom
At 3:05am on October 5, 2008, Beth Groundwater said…
Hi Sue,
Thanks for accepting my friend request! I hope you'll consider reading my A REAL BASKET CASE mystery, which was one of four nominated for the 2007 Best First Novel Agatha Award. It's readily available in libraries.
At 11:50am on June 1, 2008, Yvonne Mason said…
Thanks Sue,
I saw where folks wanted true crime, well I have a true crime book coming out in Sept called Silent Scream. I also have a degree in Criminal Justice and Bounty Hunted in Georgia. In July I have a fiction book coming out about a serial murderer. So they can ask away.
Yvonne
At 11:14am on March 19, 2008, Patrick Balester said…
Thanks Sue! I'll check out that website you mentioned. Might even see how pricey the 1st edition is...
At 2:07pm on March 18, 2008, Sue Dawson said…
The really odd thing about the Perry Mason book (not an original, unfortunately) is that I came home to eat lunch, turned on Perry Mason, and the hour show was based on "The Case of the Velvet Claws."
My copy was published in 2002, ImPress Mystery, The Best Mysteries of All Times series. It looks brand new, and I thought it was a dollar well spent.
At 11:30am on March 18, 2008, Patrick Balester said…
Congratulations on acquiring a copy of "The Case of the Velvet Claws".
I'd give my right claw, uh, I mean, hand, for a copy of that book. That's a hard one to find. Someday...
At 5:06am on March 6, 2008, L.J. Sellers said…
Hello, fellow Oregonian
In addition to a home state in common, we like some of the same authors.
At 8:12am on March 5, 2008, Sue Dawson said…
Me neither, but it was I went in to enter the contest for the offered book. My program is mailwasher, and it is picky, picky, picky. I am just getting used to the new program. My computer guru friend put it in for me (He worked several years for a computer company and is very knowledgeable.) I still have Spybot, sitehound, and, of course, symantec. I have learned all this p.c. stuff late in life, and much of what goes wrong is due to the nut behind the wheel as my late hubby would have said. You know the old saying, "Garbage in, and garbage out." I just keep plugging away and learn something new all the time.
 
 
 

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