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Anna Lee Huber is the Award-Winning and National Bestselling Author of the Lady Darby Mystery Series. She was born and raised in a small town in Ohio, and graduated summa cum laude from Lipscomb University in Nashville, TN with a degree in music and a minor in psychology. She currently resides in Indiana, and when not working on her next book she enjoys reading, singing, traveling and spending time with her family. Visit her at www.annaleehuber.com.


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Anna Lee Huber I was surprised to learn that in 1876 there had been a plot to steal Lincoln’s corpse from its grave in Springfield, IL. Apparently, a gang of Chicago…moreI was surprised to learn that in 1876 there had been a plot to steal Lincoln’s corpse from its grave in Springfield, IL. Apparently, a gang of Chicago counterfeiters decided to steal Lincoln’s body and ransom it back to the governor of Illinois in exchange for $200,000 and a full pardon for their best engraver of counterfeit plates, who was locked up in prison. Luckily an informant for the Secret Service became involved with the plot and was able to tip off the authorities to the plan.

I found the entire caper to be fascinating, and a light bulb went off inside my head. In the time and place in which I’ve set my stories—1830 Scotland—body snatching was a viable, though criminal, profession, and a terrible problem for authorities and upstanding citizens. Resurrectionists, as they were called, would steal recently buried corpses and sell them to anatomy schools for the modest sum of 8-10 guineas, depending on how fresh the body was and whether it had any interesting abnormalities. But how much more could a grave robber hope to make by ransoming the body of a loved one back to their wealthy family?

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I find that if I'm experiencing writer's block it means one of three things.
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Got a little silly doing the writing prompt during Writing Groupthis evening, so just for fun I thought I'd share it with you here. Unedited, for your enjoyment. Happy Friday, everyone!

Prompt: You wake from a sound sleep to find your window is open, but you distinctly remember it being closed when you went to bed. What happens next?

The curtains. They were billowing. Like the sheer drapes hung f... Read more of this blog post »
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message 5: by Julie

Julie Absolutely! I also rated and posted it on Amazon, hope that's okay

Happy Holidays!!

Julie Schlutow ~Saffold


message 4: by Anna

Anna Huber Thank you, Julie! I'm so glad you enjoyed THE ANATOMIST'S WIFE, and I greatly appreciate you letting me know. :) I can't wait to get MORTAL ARTS into everyone's hands. I just found out the exact release day for it - September 3rd, 2013. And I'm sure we'll have another Goodreads giveaway for it.

Thanks again! Your kind words really made my night. I hope you and your family have a very Happy Holidays!

All my best,
Anna Lee Huber


message 3: by Julie

Julie Julie Schlutow~Saffold's review
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Read December 10 to December 20, 2012


I recieved a copy of The Anatomist's Wife from a good reads.com 'givaway'

I absolutly fell in love with these charactors. A literal page turner that had me up way past my bedtime. The next thing I knew it was over, and I was left wanting more. great storyline twist and turns that had me glued to its pages

Thank you very much Anna Lee Huber, may I have another?

MORTAL ARTS,, Book 2 in the Lady Darby series to release September 2013.

That is going to be a long wait, I have not had this feeling excitment and antisipation for a new book since a certain boy with a weird scar on his forehead had brought me.


High on my recommend list!

Julie Schlutow~ Saffold


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Anna Huber Carolyn wrote: "Welcome to Goodreads, Anna!"
Thanks!


Carolyn Crane Welcome to Goodreads, Anna!


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