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Where Did This Idea Come From – EYES IN THE SKY

EYES IN THE SKY – #3 in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller series.  When you see stunning aerial views in movies, a drone probably shot the footage. After I watched one in action during a friend’s film production, the concept fascinated me. Drones scan traffic, monitor crowds, and give a bird’s eye view of natural disasters. …

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Where Did This Idea Come From? – FLIGHT TO FOREVER

FLIGHT TO FOREVER – #6 in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller Series The setting is a fire lookout tower in Montana’s Bob Marshall Wilderness. An amazing number of readers visited towers when they were kids, worked as lookouts, or had family members who’d been lookouts. All share fond memories.  The story was sparked by a friend …

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Where Did This Idea Come From? INSTRUMENT OF THE DEVIL

  Readers and book clubs often ask: “How did you get the idea for this book?”  In response, I’ve written brief answers for each book in the Tawny Lindholm Thriller series.     Kicking off with #1 – Instrument of the Devil WHERE THIS IDEA CAME FROM: Was I really dumber than my new smartphone? …

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Meet Four Montana Mystery Authors – Free Book Event

You are cordially invited to Murder, Incorporated – How Montana Authors Kill People…On the Page! Whodunnit? Leslie Budewitz, Christine Carbo, Mark Leichliter, and Debbie Burke Where’s the scene of the crime? Lake Baked Bakery/River View Bar on the Swan River, 191 Mill Street, Bigfork, MT 59911 Time of the crime? 12:30 p.m., Sunday, September 5, …

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Murder, Inc. – Montana authors share how they kill people…on the page!

Last year’s Labor Day book event at the Swan River was so much fun, let’s do it again. Please join me on Sunday, September 5, 12:30 p.m. in Bigfork, Montana on the lawn at Lake Baked Bakery/River View Bar for refreshments, fresh air, and a lively panel discussion about books, mayhem, and murder. My partners …

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Spotted in the Wild – Glacier Park International Airport

Seeing my books for sale in an airport gift shop is great fun! Roughly 5000 people per day travel through Glacier Park International Airport. That adds up to more that 300,000 visitors a year from around the world. Wow! I like to imagine readers carrying my books to far-flung places. Hope my stories make long …

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NEW THRILLER ALERT ~ FLIGHT TO FOREVER PUBLISHED!

Please check out my just-released Tawny Lindholm Thriller #6,  Flight to Forever, now available at this link.  Here’s what advance reviews say: “Flight to Forever is a visceral thrill-ride from beginning to end, a story that kept me frantically flipping pages. What I love most about this series is the relationship between Tawny and her new …

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Hurricane Season

I guess Mother Nature forgot to check the calendar when she kicked off hurricane season early this year with two tropical storms, Arthur and Bertha, that already dumped buckets of rain in Florida. Because many friends and relatives live in the Sunshine State, I keep an eye on the weather there. The official season runs …

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