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Terry Ambrose started out skip tracing and collecting money from deadbeats and quickly learned that liars come from all walks of life. He never actually stole a car, but sometimes hired big guys with tow trucks and a penchant for working in the dark when “negotiations” failed.
A resident of Southern California, he loves spending time in Hawaii, especially on the Garden Island of Kauai, where he invents lies for others to read. His years of chasing deadbeats taught him many valuable life lessons including—always keep your car in the garage.

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Terry Ambrose I guess I'd have to say the act of creating something new is the only inspiration I need to write. I'm always observing things happening around me and…moreI guess I'd have to say the act of creating something new is the only inspiration I need to write. I'm always observing things happening around me and there may be months in between two or three different events when, all of a sudden, I connect them and realize there's a story waiting to be told. In fact, right now I'm sifting through my mental rolodex in search of the next book topic. It's not far away and I will soon have a new story to write!(less)
Terry Ambrose At the top of my list for this summer is a new book from Seventh Street Books, The Bloody Black Flag by Steve Gobel.
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It was only a matter of time before scammers realized yet another opportunity provided by COVID-19—contact tracing scams. I’m a strong believer in contact tracing as a way to help slow the spread of COVID-19, but I also know scammers will use any trick they can to steal your information. Here are a few tips […]

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message 7: by Terry

Terry Ambrose Hi Kris, I hope you remember me from the Examiner.com articles about you. The last one (I think) was in January. Life should be fun says Magical Alienation Author
Best,
Terry


message 6: by Kris

Kris Neri Hi Terry. Good to connect with you here. Always great to meet another writer.

Kris

Kris Neri
Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery


message 5: by Terry

Terry Ambrose Thanks Peg, I've been on GR for a while, just hadn't told it to notify the world I was here. I guess that may have happened! Hope all is well with you and keep me in mind for a future interview if you need one (for you or your books).


message 4: by Peg

Peg Brantley Good to see you here, Terry!


message 3: by Jill

Jill shure Hello Terry:

I just looked over some of your reviews, etc.

A nice visit.


Lorelei Orion Hi, Terry. Thanks for the friendship!


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Terry,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this mystery author on Goodreads! I hope you will put my books, A Real Basket Case, To Hell in a Handbasket, Deadly Currents, and my upcoming May release, Wicked Eddies, on your to-read list. If you'd like to enter a contest for free mystery books, sign up for my email newsletter at: http://bethgroundwater.com/ . Also, if you'd like to interview me for your National Crime Fiction Examiner column, let me know.
- Beth


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