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A tale of love and loss and moving on … too soon? A Colorado author used mystery to explore a personal issue.

Would others resent us if we found happiness by moving on with our life before they felt it was appropriate? Or would they do worse?

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Take Sherlock Holmes and the steampunk genre, then give it a twist

Author Alex Acks grew up on the great detective stories. In this series of novellas capped by a short story in "Murder on the Titania," the short one was toughest to write.

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A body, a pistol, a will, a dog — and a suggestion of zombies — tell a tale of death in polite company

Author Alex Acks' description of a murder scene, a pirate captain and her second-in-command prepares the reader for a very different sort of adventure

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Autumn chill, a logical girl, a strange boy and the beating of black wings set scene for young adult novel

Author Susan Cunningham's rhythmic, evocative prose introduces Gin and Felix, two students who partner on a school project on crow behavior that leads to mystery, romance

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How Zooey Deschanel and a 90-year-old grandmother inspired a musical passion — and a murder mystery

As if obsession with ukeleles weren't enough, there's also the story of how author C.C. Harrison's book got listed as "underwear" on Amazon.com

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Touring a women’s camp, journalist Viva encounters the bald and mysterious Marisol

In a murder mystery set in the Colorado mountains, author C.C. Harrison brings together distinctive characters -- and ukeleles

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How a discarded title for her previous book became a Colorado author’s inspiration for the next one

"Burning Ridge" didn't quite fit the last K-9 mystery Margaret Mizushima wrote. But it set her on a course for a new type of crime novel.

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A K-9 detective does his job well, which means Deputy Mattie Cobb has another mystery on her hands

In this edition of her ongoing series, author Margaret Mizushima introduces us to the grisly discovery that raises a multitude of questions