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Steven Womack

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Steven Womack began his first novel when he was eighteen-years-old. A short eighteen years later, he finally sold one. His first published novel, MURPHY'S FAULT, was the only debut mystery on the 1990 New York Times Notable Book List. Since then, he has published ten more novels, winning an Edgar Award for DEAD FOLKS' BLUES and a Shamus Award for MURDER MANUAL. His latest novel, written in collaboration with New York City-based screenwriter Wayne McDaniel, is RESURRECTION BAY, published in June 2014 by Midnight Ink Books.

A scriptwriter as well, Womack co-wrote the screenplays for PROUDHEART, which was nominated for the CableAce Award, and VOLCANO: FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN, an ABC television movie that was one of the most-watched television movi
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Here I am completely outnumbered at the Mystery Writers of America panel at the Southern Festival of Books this past weekend. It was a lively, fun panel with Sallie Bisell , J.T. Ellison, Stacy Allen, and me, along with a great capacity crowd!



I think the crowds may have been a little down this year due to the incredible downpour (two days later and it’s still raining like crazy here), but it wa...

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I loved this book, and as a frequent critic of the American healthcare system, it's easy for me to believe that if Garfield's doctors had just let him alone, he might have survived. Candice Millard has written the incredible story of how the man's ow ...more
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As someone who has wrestled with the American healthcare system and paid astronomically exorbitant health insurance premiums for years, I was thrilled and outraged to hear an insider's account of how the American healthcare system came to the deplora ...more
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