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Craig McDonald: the HEAD GAMES interviews. Part 3 of 3

“…fiction can bring us closer to truth than history or nonfiction.” Craig McDonald

This third interview, marking the new edition of HEAD GAMES, is with Sylvia Georgina Estrada (Mexico) and it appeared originally in Zócalo Saltillo: 7 more words

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Craig McDonald: the HEAD GAMES interviews. Part 1 of 3

“Not so terribly long ago, I did a lot of interviews with newspapers and radio stations in Mexico in support of the Spanish language release of HEAD GAMES (LA CABEZA DE PANCHO VILLA there).  69 more words

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The Hector Lassiter competition

Dear Readers,

To mark our new edition of Craig McDonald’s Edgar & Anthony Awards-nominated debut novel HEAD GAMES—the book that launched the Hector Lassiter series—we are running a competition in which… 188 more words


"A thriller for a(n exceptionally) snowy day" by Craig McDonald

“The latest installment in Betimes Books’ special edition of the Hector Lassiter series is a new one called “THE RUNNING KIND.” This novel is set in the Thanksgiving-to-Christmas holiday season of 1950.  41 more words


Valentine's Day: "Let’s get that ring a mate"

Excerpt from Forever’s Just Pretend  by Craig McDonald

“She bit her lip. “Have I scared you buying us a love nest, Hec?”

“You, the nomad, bought a house?” Hector could hardly believe what he was hearing. 288 more words

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Willow Weep for Me

“By the time the singer appeared, the house was full. Arlene Gray stepped elegantly on the stage and approached the microphone, one hand moving in time with the music, the other resting against the curve of her hip. 300 more words

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Valentine's Day Massacre At The Narwahl

In a joint effort, Tacoma-based literary site Creative Colloquy and the Nearsighted
Narwhal, a store whose sole focus is the myriad forms of DIY culture, will be releasing a compilation album featuring the one and only Bad Things. 140 more words

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