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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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“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.”
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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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