Links . . .

As you scroll down this page, you'll find interesting links in the following categories:  Fun Mystery Sites, Police Research Sites, Equestrian Sites, and Writer's Resources. 

Fun Mystery Sites . . .

BookLoons - columns, contests, excerpts, reviews, teen section. Romance and other genres.
Crescent Blues - interesting editorials on all things mysterious, book reviews.
Deadly Pleasures - articles, reviews of some of the best and current mysteries, interviews, author sites, links. 
Futures Mystery Anthology - Futures Mystery Anthology Magazine's home on the web. Reviews.
January Magazine - crime fiction reviews and author interviews. - a collection of links. Everything from mystery cons to mystery publications and organizations to mystery bookstores.
Mystery Ink - reviews, interviews, reference guide, award information and tributes, author links.
Mystery - an incredible wealth of information on this site, from data on tv mysteries and movies to organizations to bookstores to discussion groups.
Mystery News
New Mystery Reader Magazine
Over My Dead Body
Partners & Crime - a great mystery bookseller in Greenwich Village, New York
Poisoned Pen Press - the second largest mystery publisher in the country.
Reviewing the Evidence
Virtual Murder

Police Research Sites . . .

Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office, Columbus, Indiana - my local hometown Sheriff's department where I attended a Citizens' Academy, toured the jail's control room, took part in a ride-along, and role playing.
Columbus Police Department - my local hometown police department where I attended a Citizens' Academy, took part in a ride-along, role playing, and I got to shoot an officer's gun on their firing range.
Crime Scene Investigation
Fauquier County Sheriff's Office - the "real" Sheriff's department in COLD BURN.
How to Become a Police Officer - this website provides information on how to become a police officer.
Laurel Police Department - the police department featured in DEAD MAN'S TOUCH. I was able to tour the station which was very cool.
Public Safety Writers Association
Warrenton, VA Police Department - The "real" PD in COLD BURN.

Equestrian Sites . . .

Carter Performance Horses - web home of AQHA stallion, Peppy Dry Bonanza. Great source of equestrian links.
Churchill Downs - home of the famed Kentucky Derby.
Columbia Horse Center where you'll find all kinds of equestrian products.
Daily Racing Form
Visit - a stable meeting place.
Horses for Sale - where you can buy and sell horses online. Browse through tens of thousands of horses for sale, all displayed in full color photos . . .
Horse Jumps - the largest manufacturer of horse jumps in the world. Online ordering, fast shipping and the lowest prices around . . .
Laurel Park Racecourse
National Thoroughbred Racing Association
netEquestrian - Unique equestrian gifts and apparel, quality tack and equipment, horses and ponies for sale, stallion services and a comprehensive equine directory.
Pimlico Racecourse is a Maryland fixture and home of the Preakness Stakes
Ride Magazine - a Hunter / Jumper / Dressage / Eventing magazine.
Sidelines - a wonderful magazine about horse people, for horse people. Polo and equestrian magazine.
Tim Woolley Racing has a nice website.
Tom Chapman - wonderful equine artist. Tom used to be a jockey.
Thoroughbred Racing Protective Bureau
Total Horse - online supplier of equestrian products for riders and horses such as Weatherbeeta, Dublin, Masta, Caldene,Tagg, HV Polo, Saxon, LeMieux and many more, located in the UK

Writer's Resources . . .

American Booksellers Association
Kentucky Romance Writers - take them anywhere, and they'll take you everywhere!
Great information from Lee Lofland, a police procedural expert, found on his blog: The Graveyard Shift.
A great resource for mystery authors: Writers' Police Academy
Poisoned Pen Press
ISBN: 1-59058-302-9
December, 2006

Trade paperback
ISBN: 1-59058-478-3
May, 2007

ISBN: 1-59058-303-6
March, 2007


Sadly, gallant Barbaro, the 2006 Kentucky Derby winner, was euthan-ized on Monday, January 29, 2007.

The photo shown below is by Barbara D. Livingston.

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Columbia Horse Center is the "real-life" Foxdale Farm, Steve's base of operation.

Laurel Park Race-course is the "real-life" Washington Park in DEAD MAN'S TOUCH.

The folks at the Laurel Police Department were a big help to me regarding police procedural questions.

My local PDs:
Columbus Police Department and 
Bartholomew County Sheriff's Office
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