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Donna Andrews

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Donna Andrews was born in Yorktown, Virginia, the setting of Murder with Peacocks and Revenge of the Wrought Iron Flamingos, and now lives and works in Reston, Virginia. When not writing fiction, Andrews is a self-confessed nerd, rarely found away from her computer, unless she's messing in the garden

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Donna Andrews Yes, two this year: Gone Gull on August 1 and How the Finch Stole Christmas on October 24.
Donna Andrews As a matter of fact, The Lord of the Wings, which will come out this July, is a Halloween-themed book. The title comes from Dr. Montgomery Blake's cos…moreAs a matter of fact, The Lord of the Wings, which will come out this July, is a Halloween-themed book. The title comes from Dr. Montgomery Blake's costume--he decided to dress as a wizard and train a raven to sit on his shoulder and croak things like "doom!" and "nevermore!" Unfortunately, all the nearby ravens have figured out that perching on Dr. Blake and talking might be a way to get food, so every time he sets foot out-of-doors he's trailed by a flock of them.(less)
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“Clowns, hoboes, gypsies, and furry animals of all kinds scattered madly and dived for cover. No doubt they thought I'd finally lost it and was planning to lob more grenades.”
Donna Andrews, Murder With Peacocks

“Reading mysteries: the recreation of intelligent minds.”
Donna Andrews

“But what about your own?” he asked. “Assuming, of course, you’re interested in having one?”

“I’m not. If I ever get married, I shall elope. That has now become my prime requirement in a husband. Willingness to elope.”
Donna Andrews, Murder With Peacocks

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For March 2012 we are going to read one new (to me) series that I pick -- and you are going to pick one of my favorite older series that are still actively being written, by voting here!

China Bayles series #1 Thyme of Death (China Bayles, #1) by Susan Wittig Albert Thyme of Death by Susan Wittig Albert,
current rating 3.73, #21 in series will be out in March - herb store
 
  9 votes, 39.1%

Death on Demand series #1 Death on Demand (Death on Demand, #1) by Carolyn Hart Death on Demand by Carolyn Hart,
current rating 3.73, #22 in series out in April - bookstore owner
 
  6 votes, 26.1%

Meg Langslow series #1 Murder With Peacocks (Meg Langslow, #1) by Donna Andrews Murder With Peacocks by Donna Andrews,
current rating 3.85 and #14 in series so far - decorative ironworker
 
  4 votes, 17.4%

Benni Harper series #1 Fool's Puzzle (A Benni Harper Mystery #1) by Earlene Fowler Fool's Puzzle by Earlene Fowler,
current rating 3.86, 15 in series so far - folk art museum curator/quilting
 
  4 votes, 17.4%

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Sharon I just finished Murder With Peacocks, I loved it <3 Meg's father was my favourite character, you wrote him so wonderfully..


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Donna Andrews Melissa wrote: "Hello, thank you for adding me as a friend here, I adore your Turing Hopper series! I hate to admit it, but I actually cried a little at the end of Delete all Suspects. Thank you so much for the ho..."

Thanks, Melissa! I do plan (eventually) to get back to the Turing series and start closing some of the open ends.


Melissa Mcginnis Hello, thank you for adding me as a friend here, I adore your Turing Hopper series! I hate to admit it, but I actually cried a little at the end of Delete all Suspects. Thank you so much for the hours of enjoyment you give us all!


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Beth Hi Donna,
Thanks for befriending me here as well as in real-life!


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