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Alan Finn

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Alan Finn is the pen name of Todd Ritter, an acclaimed author of mysteries. He has worked as a writer, editor, journalist and ghost writer. He lives in Princeton, New Jersey, where he is hard at work on his next novel.

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Alan Finn First, I do a little happy dance every time I hear that someone enjoyed THINGS HALF IN SHADOW. So while I dance, I'll tell you that, yes, I'm working …moreFirst, I do a little happy dance every time I hear that someone enjoyed THINGS HALF IN SHADOW. So while I dance, I'll tell you that, yes, I'm working on another adventure with Edward and Lucy. All I can say right now is that it starts exactly where THINGS HALF IN SHADOW ends.(less)
Alan Finn What a nice library you have! Libraries in general rock, and it's great to hear when they help connect readers with books. Now, in answer to your ques…moreWhat a nice library you have! Libraries in general rock, and it's great to hear when they help connect readers with books. Now, in answer to your question, mediums were popular pretty much everywhere during that time period. Most major metropolitan areas had them, as well as smaller towns. I came upon plenty of articles from across the country regarding the exploits of sham mediums.(less)
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Things Half in Shadow

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Are We Past The Prologue?

“I am reminded every time I read one of how useless prologues are.”

That sentence came from a Goodreads reader, written as she was diving into my most recent book, THINGS HALF IN SHADOW. The book, you see, does have a prologue. And contrary to what this oh-so-knowledgeable reader thinks, it is far from useless.

When I saw that comment, my first instinct was to tell her how utterly insipid (and, yes, Read more of this blog post »
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"Warning!!! This book will make you lose weight. Eating? Sleeping? Page 1 to 436 afforded me very little of that.

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