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Award Winner at the Midwest Book Festival and Nominated for a Clue Award in Suspense, D. J. Adamson is the author of the Lillian Dove Mystery series and the Deviation science fiction-suspense trilogy. Suppose, the second in the Lillian series has just been released. She also teaches writing and literature at Los Angeles colleges. And to keep busy when she is not writing or teaching, she is the Membership Director of the Los Angeles Sisters in Crime, Vice President of Central Coast Sisters in Crime and an active member of the Southern California Mystery Writers. Her books can be found and purchased in bookstores and on Amazon. To find her, her blog L’Artiste, or her newsletter that interviews and reviews authors go to http://www.djadamson.co ...more

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As Good As It Gets, Jack Nicholson’s character, “How do you write women so well?”  Nicholson responds, “I think of a man and I take away reason and accountability.”
 
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“It’s one thing to ADMIT life is a roller coaster and another to hang on for the ride.”
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“There is no graduation from alcoholism. Or life, for that matter. I am also addicted to Pepsi, chocolate, men, being afraid, being afraid of not being afraid, men—again--and my independence, co-dependence and unsettling ability to fail no matter my attempt.”
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“There is no graduation from alcoholism. Or life, for that matter. I am also addicted to Pepsi, chocolate, men, being afraid, being afraid of not being afraid, men—again--and my independence, co-dependence and unsettling ability to fail no matter my attempt.”
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message 3: by Toya

Toya Taylor I won your book "Suppose" in a giveaway and it came it today. I love a good book and can't wait to read this one. I'll be sure to post a review when I'm done.


message 2: by SS

SS Hi, D.J. The book has finally arrived. Thank you so much for making good on the giveaway. I look forward to reading "Suppose."


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi D.J.,
Thanks for sending a friend request to this fellow mystery author!


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