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Michael E. Petrie

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California writer Michael E. Petrie was selected most promising new author by South Bay Writers Guild, has won two Erle Stanley Gardner Mystery Writing awards, Texas Bar Journal fiction writing contest, 2008 National Legal Fiction Writing Competition award, Best New Fiction Author at La Jolla Writers Seminar at La Jolla , California, and is a writer for numerous newspapers and magazines, including: SAIL - World's Leading Sailing Magazine, San Diego North County Times, The Californian, Western Horseman, Boomer Cafe, Pacific Skipper, Web Law Review, New York Bar Journal, and others.

YOU'RE THE ONLY ONE I CAN TRUST is his first full-length legal/mystery novel, inspired by experiences as a lawyer over a 20 year span practicing in the courts of C

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Legal/Mystery/Detective/Thriller/Boomer Lit – YOU’RE THE ONLY ONE I CAN TRUST by Michael E. Petrie should fit quite nicely into all these genres.

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