E.C. Diskin

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E.C. Diskin studied Radio/TV/Film and English in Texas (TCU), moved to New York to dance with a tap dance company in Soho, and finally became "an adult" when she moved to Chicago for law school. But after several years behind a desk, a drawer full of story ideas, and two little ones at home, she took a break from the law and began writing fiction. Fortunately, the fantasy of living a creative life became reality with the success of her debut legal thriller, The Green Line. Her second, Broken Grace, ventured into psych thrillers, and her latest, Depth of Lies, dives into the veneers and secrets behind the closed doors of suburbia. When she's not reading, writing, binge-watching Netflix, chauffeuring kids, or at the movies, she likes to play ...more

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Facebook keeps sending me memories from my own timeline and it's impossible not to pause and think about the roller coaster ride of the last few years and particularly the wild swings of emotion in 2015. It's hard to believe that at this time 3 years ago, I was still pondering what to do with my unpublished manuscript after the long and disappointing attempts at finding a publisher. Then there... Read more of this blog post »
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“Because if someone owed me several thousand, and then stole from my house, and then I found out he had the money and didn’t pay me back, I’d be pretty pissed,” Hackett said.”
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“one to find them. “I was at a friend’s when it happened.” “And how did you feel when they were killed?” Her response sounded annoyed. “Well, obviously, I was upset.” “And how old were you when it happened?” “Seventeen.” “Now, is it just you, or do you have siblings?” She hesitated, and then it was almost a chuckle as she said, “It’s kind of both. I mean, it’s not just me, but it might as well be.” “What do you mean”
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“know, I get how this works,” she said. “I came to you and I’m supposed to tell you all about my life, but I really don’t like talking about all of this. It took me a long time to put all that behind me. I just need help with this insomnia.” “Isn’t it possible it’s all related?” Dr. Newell asked. “Can’t you just give me some meds? I mean, maybe I just need a little Ambien or something.” “I can, but”
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