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Dee DeTarsio

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DEE DeTARSIO is an award-winning writer living in southern California. After growing up in Ennui, Ohio, and graduating from The Ohio State University she vowed never to be cold again and ended up in Tucson, Arizona, producing the news for the CBS affiliate, oddly enough called KOLD-TV. She moved to San Diego where she worked in the SeaWorld entertainment department as a producer/writer. (Penguins are mean!) She then became a producer/writer for the NBC affiliate.

ALL MY RESTLESS LIFE TO LIVE (Winner, 2014 National Indie Excellence Awards), HAOLE WOOD (Winner, San Diego Book Awards, and Finalist in Next Generation Indie Book Awards), THE SCENT OF JADE, THE KITCHEN SHRINK (both finalists in The San Diego Book and Writing Awards), 'TIL SOMEBODY
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Haole Wood

3.55 avg rating — 228 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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The Scent of Jade

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The Kitchen Shrink

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All My Restless Life to Live

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'Til Somebody Loves You, Ro...

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Fast and Furious!

That’s how I like my dialogue–fast and furious! From Amazon Prime’s Fleabag (with undying ADORATION of Phoebe Waller-Bridge) to Netflix’s Workin’ Moms and Catherine Reitman, I am head-over-heels for tap-dance dialogue and the heroines who spew it.


And, I’m thrilled to report that my Maui Murder Mystery, Haole Wood, made the cut in this delightful video book review: one of 9 witty romance novels wit

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5 stars to Brandy (which I wrote, but hear me out) mostly because of the brilliance of the song itself, which is celebrating its 50th Anniversary! I was able to track down Elliot Lurie, singer/songwriter, who is as lovely as his voice! He gave me his ...more
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As a prequel written after the award-winning “The Luck of Madonna 13” which I haven’t read (yet!), the author very confidently plunks us right into the middle of this full-blown 23rd century futuristic world. And I was all in. Even with imaginative a ...more
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Take one traumatized twelve-year-old girl whose mom and sister were murdered. Mix in a daring escape followed by a super smart plan for revenge. Add in a giant of a street-hardened thug and you have a suspenseful thriller. But The Hiding Girl is so m ...more
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