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Andy Straka

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Andy Straka is the bestselling author of nine novels, including the Shamus Award-Winning, Anthony and Agatha Award-nominated Frank Pavlicek private eye series. His other books include RECORD OF WRONGS, hailed by Mystery Scene magazine as “a first-rate thriller,” and THE BLUE HALLELUJAH. Part 2 of the DRAGONFLIES series (DRAGONFLIES: FLOCK OF ANGELS) has also just been released. (This near future technothriller series has been optioned for film and television.)

A licensed falconer and co-founder of the popular Crime Wave at the annual Virginia Festival of the Book, Andy is a graduate of Williams College.



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As some of you may have heard by now,earlier this year I was diagnosed with stage III prostate cancer. I began hormone treatment seven weeks ago, and aweek from tomorrow I will undergo a high dosebrachytherapy (internal radiation)procedure at the University of VirginiaEmily Couric Cancer Centerfollowed by five weeks of external beam radiation.I'm told myprognosis is good.While the tumoris aggre... Read more of this blog post »
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gj indieBRAG Hi Andy- thanks for becoming a friend!
Please take a moment and stop at our website to subscribe to our newsletter and like us on Facebook- we would love to have you.
www.bragmedallion.com
You might want to join our group- indieBRAG here on Goodreads.


message 6: by Dale (last edited Jul 19, 2014 08:33AM)

Dale Thele Andy, thank you for the friend connect.
Wishing you all the very best in 2014!


message 5: by A.R.

A.R. Simmons Andy, Hi

Great to meet you on GR. I will follow as time permits.

BR, AR Simmons


message 4: by C.J.

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Hello Andy,

It's such a pleasure having you as a friend. Thank you and best wishes!

My warmest regards,
CJ


message 3: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Andy. Thanks so much for Friending me here. Hope you're all prepared for the Holiday season, and that the writing's going well!


Jeannie and Louis Rigod How lovely to meet you this holiday Season. We wish you wonderful writing/reading days to come.


Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thank you for the friend invite hon. I gladly accept. Hope your holidays are going well hon. Talk later :)


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