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B.V. Lawson

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The latest installment in the Scott Drayco mystery series, Elegy in Scarlet, is out now! Details here.



Hey there. Thanks for visiting my profile! I'm an author of crime fiction, including the Scott Drayco mystery series, which has been honored by the American Independent Writers, Maryland Writers Association, named Best Mystery in the Next Generation Indie Book Awards, and been a finalist for the Shamus and Silver Falchion Awards. Library Journal said of the series, "worth putting on your reading list," and I hope you'll think so, too.

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message 7: by Verge

Verge LeNoir B. V. thank you for adding me to your G R friends list.


message 6: by B.V.

B.V. Zoë wrote: "Hi BV. Thanks so much for Friending me here. How's the writing going with you?" Hey, Zoë! Writing is going a bit better. My father's health started declining in the fall leading to a stint in home hospice and his death in February. It took awhile for me to ease back into things, but writing is good therapy.

I enjoy your Murderati posts and the Charlie Fox series, and maybe someday soon you can take some "Author R&R" on my In Reference to Murder blog. Authors offer their take on the research and references they use in their writing. (see http://tinyurl.com/b2vyavy). If you ever have time in your busy schedule, would love to have you drop by! Just let me know your availability at bv@bvlawson.com.


message 5: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi BV. Thanks so much for Friending me here. How's the writing going with you?


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 3: by Rai

Rai Always happy to connect with my fellow scribes!

Cheers,

Rai


message 2: by Ilyn (last edited Mar 13, 2009 03:27AM)

Ilyn Ross Hello Bv,

How are you? Thank you for accepting my friend-request and for joining Happy & Brainy. I wish you all the best for 2009 and always.

Please visit the To the Glory of Man, Reason Reigns, and Goodreads Tea Party groups when you have a chance. Have a marvelous Friday and weekend. Warmest regards.


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Bv,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author here!


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