Thanksgiving in Summer

- by Rebecca York

If loved ones can’t join you for Thanksgiving, I say just move the holiday! When my Foreign Service Officer son was home a few weeks ago between year-long tours in Afghanistan, I wanted to do something special for him. So I decided to cook his favorite meal–one he’d remember in the Bagram Air Base mess […]

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WANTED–PIED PIPER

- by Rebecca York

I live in a small city between Washington and Baltimore where I’ve got plenty of room to indulge my love of nature.   In fact, I’ve been happily tending my flower gardens and feeding the friendly wildlife for years.  But recently, I saw a small gray animal dart out from under the front porch.  It was […]

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NINC DOES FORENSICS

- by Rebecca York

I’m sitting at my desk contemplating murder.   But how am I going to do it?  Poison’s supposed to be a woman’s weapon, but I don’t actually use it much.  I find it’s a lot more fun to blow people up with a pipe bomb.  Or send them in a speeding car off a cliff.  Or […]

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THE DISTRACTIONS OF SPRING

- by Rebecca York

I should be editing a novel.  It’s due soon, and I need to go through the whole thing, trimming  wordy sentences, adding character development, and making sure I tied up all the loose ends in the plot.  Instead, I keep slipping outside to wander through the garden.  So far I’ve only got daffodils, vinca and […]

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