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Admit to Mayhem, Midwest Book Festival Award, Nominated for a Clue Award in Suspense.

Suppose, 2018 Mystery & Mayhem Award.

D. J. Adamson is the author of the Lillian Dove Mystery series and the Deviation science fiction-suspense trilogy. She teaches writing and literature at Los Angeles colleges.
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Just Thinking

Why am I doing this? This isn’t what I expected.
It holds the list and the schedule. I thought it was my inner voice begging to do what I love doing. But, okay, assessing that list is my ego where all expectations are housed.
As Charlotte Bronte asked, “Is life so constructed that the event does not, cannot, will not match the expectation?”
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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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