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Robert Spiller lives in Colorado Springs with his wife Barbara. Napier's Bones is the fifth in the Bonnie Pinkwater adult cozy mystery series preceded by The Witch of Agnesi, A Calculated Demise, Irrational Numbers, and Radical Equations. A mathematics teacher for thirty-five years, Robert recently retired to write full time. ...more

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Robert Spiller In the community of Ellicott, Colorado, which I loosely base the Bonnie Pinkwater novels on, there were two events that inspired Napier's Bones. One w…moreIn the community of Ellicott, Colorado, which I loosely base the Bonnie Pinkwater novels on, there were two events that inspired Napier's Bones. One was a monumental blizzard that stranded most of the students and faculty at the school for a few days. The second was when a young man murdered his prom date. Even though these events did coincide in real life I decided they would make for compelling reading if they did in my book - along with a a few twists.(less)
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Cottonwood Authors - Saturday at 11:00

All right, here's the scoop. On Saturday at the Cottonwood Art Center, I and a few other PPW folks (Chris Mandeville, Shannon Lawrence, My man Damon, just to name a few) are having an author meet and greet.There will be books to sell and refreshments, even wine.

In case you don't know where this fine establishment is, here is a picture and an address.


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message 3: by Beth (last edited Nov 25, 2008 09:50AM)

Beth So you finally made it onto Facebook! Welcome, and have fun playing around here.

Deirdre Hi Robert! I've really enjoyed your books too! I'm in graduate school, so reading just for fun hasn't happened much lately, but I am looking forward to reading your latest book over Christmas break.

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Patty I *love* your books!

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