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A powerful new voice on the crime-fiction scene (ForeWord Reviews), Corey Lynn Fayman has made a career of avoiding the sunlight in his hometown of San Diego, California, where hes worked as a keyboard player, a sound designer for the world-famous Old Globe Theatre, and an interactive designer for organizations both corporate and sundry. He also teaches at various colleges and universities.

Boredom, and a warped sense of literary ambition, led him to conceive of the character of Rolly Waters, the guitar-playing detective first featured in the San Diego Book Awards nominated mystery Blacks Beach Shuffle. Unduly encouraged by this early success, or perhaps from a personal need for symbolic revenge against guitar playing show-offs, he set
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Guitar Players and Private Dicks: 10 Traits in Common

I write mystery novels that feature a private investigator named Rolly Waters. Hes also a guitar player a very good guitar player, but not a particularly successful one. Thats why he has a day job as a detective. Heres 10 ways working guitar players are a lot like your classic fictional detective. They have []
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