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Win a copy of my new legal thriller Weighing the Truth

GO TO GOODREADS.COM to enter to win 1 of 10 copies of Christine Z. Mason’s NEW LEGAL THRILLER, Weighing the Truth  .”. . an emotionally supercharged domestic thriller. . . [Weighing the Truth] will have suspense fans turning pages until

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8 Great Kids’ books ages 8 through 12

Here is G. Elizabeth Kretchmer’s blog @ gekretchmer.com/uncategorized/christine-z-mason-8-enchanting-kids-books-ages-8-thru-12/ featuring eight of my favorite contemporary and classic children’s books for ages 8 through 12. Christine Z. Mason: 8 Enchanting Kids Books Ages 8 Thru 12 Several years ago, I met Christine through

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My 9 Favorite Literary Mysteries

Having just published my new literary mystery/legal thriller, Weighing the Truth, author G. Elizabeth Kretchmer asked me to write a guest blog on her literary blog, and I chose the subject of literary or character-driven mysteries. All crime fiction, and most

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Press Banner Talks About Author Christine Z. Mason and new novel Weighing the Truth

Press Banner reviews novels by Christine Z. Mason http://www.goldenstatenewspapers.com/press_banner/eedition/page-b-community/page_794a5536-2b01-5a45-941a-da716fe597ff.html  

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Booksage Review of Weighing the Truth

Here’s another great review of Weighing the Truth! http://booksage.blogspot.com/ “. . . First of all, the thing that stood out right away for me is that Nat could easily have her own series of books (or even a TV show).

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Review of Weighing the Truth, my new character-driven legal suspense novel

  My new character-driven legal suspense novel, Weighing the Truth, has just been released in print and electronic formats. Here is a review by Midwest Book Review. “Weighing the Truth‘s legal suspense story opens with Natalya Drummond and her colleague’s

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The Mystery of Nan Madol to be featured in Santa Cruz Children’s Book Fair

  Children’s Book Fair The Santa Cruz Public Library will host a Children’s Book Fair Sunday, November 13, 2016, from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. for children, teens, parents, and educators. I’ll be reading from and discussing my middle-grade novel, The Mystery

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Sneak Preview: Bad Guys in Fiction

Here’s a handout/sneak preview of the presentation at the Pacific Northwest Writers’ Association July 2016 Conference that G. Elizabeth Kretchmer  and I will be giving on “How to Craft Anti-Heroes, Villains, and Scoundrels.” The outline covers lots of information on creating

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More info re my Crafting Villains presentation with G. Elizabeth Kretchmer at PNWA Conference

Here’s more info about my Villains presentation at the PNWA Conference in July. Topic: How to Craft Anti-Heroes, Villains, and Scoundrels Panel: G. Elizabeth Kretchmer and Christine Z Mason Description: Humbert Humbert, Professor Snape, Captain Ahab: What is it about unlikeable characters

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Giving presentation on creating fictional villains at PNWA conference in July

Gail Kretchmer and I will present a workshop for writers on creating good fictional villains at the PNWA conference in Seattle, to be held July 28-31, 2016. Check out this excellent writers conference! http://www.pnwa.org/?page=featured

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