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Una Tiers

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Una Tiers grew up in Chicago and has always been an avid reader. By the seventh grade, she had read most of the books in her grade school library. Once a month she was allowed to spend a Friday at the main branch of the Chicago Public Library. In high school she conducted most of her research there. One of her favorite projects was an essay on Scarborough Fair/Canticle by Simon and Garfunkel.
As a practicing attorney she wrote hundreds of articles for consumers and other lawyers.
One fateful day a judge threatened to arrest her. The opposing counsel made a deal and they failed to keep up their end of it. It was a lie.
That day she wrote for several hours and the story evolved in Judge vs Nuts.
Her stories are about the law with large m
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In 2012, before my debut mystery was published, I attended a workshop (at Printer's Row Book Festival) about women and book reviews. The panel said the majority of reviewers were men.
After the discussion, I approached one panelist who worked for a major newspaper in Chicago. She declined to look at my book after learning I was with a small publisher. She went on to describe the room filled with bo Read more of this blog post »
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