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Beggar’s Opera sighting in California!

My pal, author Lisa Brackmann, had this sighting of The Beggar’s Opera in the front window of the Mystery Galaxy bookstore in Redondo Beach, California. (And check out this link for a photo of their incredible signage — very cool!) … Continue reading

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The Last Bookshop

A lovely little story about the last bookshop. Although I would have liked a different ending. (Update: You can find out more about its makers at The Last Bookshop blog.)

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And it’s out! The Poisoned Pawn hits bookstores!

Big day today: this is the day that the second in the Inspector Ramirez series hits bookstores and The Beggar’s Opera is released in paperback! My friend Debbie has already found TBO at the Ottawa International Airport as she was … Continue reading

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Indie Next List Great Reads — Best Pick for March!

Very cool to find out that The Beggar’s Opera has been chosen as one of the Indie Next Great Reads Picks for March, 2013! Here’s what they had to say! The Beggar’s Opera: An Inspector Ramirez Novel, by Peggy Blair (Pintail, $16, … Continue reading

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My first American Bookstore recommendation!

What a lovely Christmas present to find out that Adele, at  the Seattle Mystery Bookshop in Washington has recommended The Beggar’s Opera! Here’s what she says: “The Beggar’s Opera by Peggy Blair is the first novel in a new mystery series … Continue reading

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Save the Bookstore Day (pics)!

For those of you who couldn’t make it to Collected Works yesterday, here’s a summary of what we all said and did from one of the people who was there, and here are some pictures taken by Pearl Pirie, another … Continue reading

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Save the Bookstore Day!

Today is Save the Bookstore Day in the US and Canada! In Ottawa, Collected Works on Wellington is holding a mega-author event starting at noon. Drop by — there will  be around a dozen authors signing, reading, chatting up books and … Continue reading

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