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About marilynm

Marilyn Meredith is the author of over thirty-five books, including the award winning Deputy Tempe Crabtree series. She is also the author of the Rocky Bluff P.D. series. Her two latest books are Seldom Traveled and Unresolved. She's a member of Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, Epic, Public Safety Writers Association.

I’m a Day Late

This is unusual for me, I’m usually early for everything. But I’m not good with WordPress and have as yet not been able to post something ahead of time and have it appear when it’s supposed to. July has been … Continue reading

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A Disappearing Post

Whatever happened to my post that was supposed to appear on Monday, I have no idea. However, I’m sure it was my fault. I really don’t understand exactly how Word Press works. Frankly, I don’t even remember what I wrote … Continue reading

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Solving a Puzzle to Escape

Fun and something we’d never heard of before. On a recent trip to visit our eldest daughter and family, she arranged for us to visit, Get a Clue, an escape room in Temecula. Everyone said, “Oh, Mom will be good … Continue reading

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Writing Can be Painful Sometimes

Many times I’ve written how wonderful it is to be a writer, to be in control of my imaginary world, to find out what is happening in the lives of the characters I’ve come to know and love. However, there … Continue reading

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The Birth of a New Book

Unresolved is number 13 in the Rocky Bluff P.D. series, a book that I feared would never become a reality. The publisher of the series suffered a serious illness, one she is recovering from now, but the publishing company has been … Continue reading

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A Real Murder Mystery

This one happened right across the river. The whole murder and what happened is bizarre. You can read all the details here: http://www.nytimes.com/1981/09/27/magazine/the-case-of-the-lady-and-the-killer.html?pagewanted=all To tell the story quickly, Hope Masters, a rich young woman from a prominent Beverly Hills family, … Continue reading

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What Kind of Real Mysteries Have you Experienced?

Don’t count the ones where you’ve misplaced something and can’t find it, or something you can’t remember. I want to hear about any kind of mystery you’ve encountered–the kind that could end up in a mystery story. Years ago, and … Continue reading

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