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Elaine Macko

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From a very young age, I possessed an over-active imagination finding intrigue and mayhem in everyday situations. Take Humpty Dumpty. Everyone thinks he took a great fall, but I'm pretty sure he was pushed.

While living abroad I decided to try my hand writing a mystery and after several months, completed a draft of my first book, ARMED, and moved on to three other books in the series. I grew up in Milford, Connecticut, and my New England roots are never far from my mind so I centered them on the fictional town of Indian Cove, Connecticut, which for some reason looks a lot like Milford! I also include a European connection in each book bringing together my love of both places.

I've been getting some great reviews for ARMED and I'm pleased that
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I had dinner last night with an old friend. By old, I mean we haven’t seen each other in 25 years. But I guess after all those years, we have also become old friends in the aging way as well.

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Elaine Macko Dillon wrote: "Elaine, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Smoked.
Wishing you the very best!"


Hope you enjoy. Pickled just came out and is my favorite. If you enjoy Smoked, give Pickled a try as well. Kind regards, Elaine


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Dale Thele Elaine, thank you for accepting my friend request.
I've downloaded and look forward to reading Smoked.
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