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A.B. Michaels

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A native of northern California, A.B. Michaels earned masters' degrees in history and broadcasting, and worked for many years in public relations and marketing. Now that she's an empty nester, she has time to write the kinds of stories she loves to read. Her historical series, "The Golden City," follows characters who make their way in turn of the twentieth century San Francisco. "I love creating flawed characters I can relate to, who have to make difficult choices, and who long for happiness like the rest of us. So much was happening in the early 1900's that help shape my novels. Once I tear myself away from the underlying research, they are fascinating stories to write."

Currently Ms. Michaels lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband and tw
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I was happy to return to Three Pines, the fictional setting for Louise Penny’s Inspector Gamache mystery series, but the character who takes center stage, C.C. de Poitiers, couldn’t be a more horrendous a human being unless she started slaughtering p ...more
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Fans of true crime will really appreciate this re-examination of an unsolved murder from the days before Peking (now Beijing) was overrun by the Japanese in the years leading up to World War II. I read this just before traveling to China last spring, ...more
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Sometimes I like a “quick fix” when it comes to mysteries. I just want to enjoy a short story and not worry about remembering the intricacies of a plot over several days’ reading. The Thirteen Problems is the perfect little book for that. It’s also a ...more
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Ever wonder how dams are built, but don’t want to read a dry, technical explanation about them? Ivan Doig’s Bucking the Sun is a fascinating history and engineering lesson wrapped inside an entertaining family saga, chock full of melodrama and myster ...more
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The premise of Daniel Silva’s eighth Gabriel Allon thriller (about midway through the series so far) is that in Moscow, you shouldn’t trust anyone because you are never completely alone. Even though the novel was written nearly a decade ago, its mess ...more
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I attended an Oregon Coast writing workshop with Kristine Kathryn Rusch last September which required reading samples from across the mystery spectrum. I normally don’t read “noir” mysteries because they’re way too down and dirty (read “vicious”) for ...more
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