Priscilla Paton

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I now write mysteries. WHERE PRIVACY DIES will be released August 1, 2018, with Coffeetown Press.

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Priscilla Paton Nearly everyone of us has been hacked. Business have been hacked, governments hacked. Besides this virtual loss of privacy and power, there are bodily…moreNearly everyone of us has been hacked. Business have been hacked, governments hacked. Besides this virtual loss of privacy and power, there are bodily crimes against women and children. In several real cases, digital and physical stalking come together. All this spurred me to write.
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Howard and the Sitter Surprise

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Abandoned New England

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Animals went missing. Those were the first mysteries of my life. When I was growing up in rural Maine during the 1960s, dogs and cats were free range to do their jobs. The dogs chased down rabbits and woodchucks, meaning fewer holes in the field to snag cows, ponies, and farm machinery. Cats were feral creatures of the barn and fields, keeping rodents out of...

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