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Colleen Collins

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Colleen Collins is an award-winning author who’s written several dozen novels for Harlequin and Dorchester, including two indie-published mysteries, The Ungrateful Dead and its sequel, The Zen Man, as well as three nonfiction indie books, Secrets of a Real-Life Female Private Eye, How Do Private Eyes Do That? and How to Write a Dick: A Guide for Writing Fictional Sleuths from a Couple of Real-Life Sleuths (the latter co-authored with Shaun Kaufman).

The second edition of the nonfiction book A LAWYER'S PRIMER: FROM CRIMES TO COURTROOMS, co-authored with defense attorney Shaun Kaufman, was released in March 2015. Her most recent fiction release is the romantic-mystery MISTLETOE AND MURDER IN LAS VEGAS, released December 2015.

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My article about being a real-world Nora Charles (the wife-sleuth in Nick & Nora)is live at mystery writer Marilyn Meredith's blog.

Below is an excerpt with a link to the full article at the end. At the end of the article, I offer additional resources about real-life married PI teams, as well as a link to Pursuit Magazine, a free online magazine for professional private investigators that is...

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message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Colleen,
Thanks for the friend request, and for befriending me in real-life, too!


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