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More mystery in historic Chesapeake City

In case you missed it, the Cecil Whig newspaper and website published another Chesapeake City mystery featuring the characters from “Delmarva Renovators.” Tom and Mac first appeared in “The House that Went Down with the Ship,” which is an old house … Continue reading

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Writing goals for the year ahead

I’m a bit late this year with my New Year’s writing goals (let’s not call them “resolutions”) but considering that we’re still in the first chapter of 2014, here goes: — First and foremost I’m starting a new full time … Continue reading

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Book signing … maybe in the snow?

Pen? Check. Books? Check. All signed and ready to go for the book signing tonight 6-8 pm at the Old Gray Mare in historic Chesapeake City on the water in Maryland. This is part of the town’s Candlelight House Tour, … Continue reading

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Delaware News Journal article: If these old walls could talk

By Ken Mammarella The (Delaware) News Journal The mystery started when the old man knocked on the door of the old house, once owned by his mother. “Did you ever find any money in the house?” he asked plaintively. No … Continue reading

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THE HOUSE THAT WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP gets some press!

Hometown history: Author finds inspiration for mystery in own backyard By Casey Fabris Special to the Whig | Posted: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 7:00 am CHESAPEAKE CITY — If you live in a house as old as David Healey’s, you … Continue reading

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Chesapeake City stars as itself

We are planning a great book signing this Saturday, August 24 from 10-2 at the Old Gray Mare in Chesapeake City. While this mystery is just the latest Chesapeake City-centric book, the town has appeared in or helped to inspire … Continue reading

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The case of the missing money, or how my mystery novel began with a mystery

THE HOUSE THAT WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP began a few years ago with a knock on the front door. Standing there was the gentleman I’d bought my house from a few years before—actually, it was his mother’s house and … Continue reading

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Writing goals for 2013

The year is already passing in a blur, and so is the book biz. Publishing has changed so much from the days when I shopped manuscripts around to agents and worried about things like return postage, manuscript boxes, and using … Continue reading

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Bats in the attic and a body in the wall …

I’ve been working on the back cover copy for THE HOUSE THAT WENT DOWN WITH THE SHIP: Delmarva Renovators has come to Chesapeake City on Maryland’s Eastern Shore to return the faded Captain Cosden house to its former glory for … Continue reading

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Writing goals for 2012

 I’m not in the habit of making New Year’s Resolutions, but I’m feeling more positive about 2012 as a writer. There are lots of day-to-day goals that involve producing eBooks (for others), my ghostwriting project, teaching, speaking, and duties as … Continue reading

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