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Re: Watergate: The Hidden History

Waldron's interview on Coast2Coast a few weeks back.

Re: Discovered a new likable mystery writer...

Thanks for the tip. Here are a few more:

Wednesday, July 18,2012
From courts to escorts
MSU grad Allison Leotta uncovers the world of call girls in 'Discretion'

The “D.C. Madam” scandal served as a jumping-off point for Michigan State University aluma Allison Leotta’s latest legal thriller, “Discretion.”

“As a prosecutor, I handled a lot of cases where the victims were prostitutes,” Leotta said in a phone interview. “I saw on a firsthand basis how dangerous their lives were, especially some college girl getting into the business thinking it’s a quick, easy way to make money.

“But that’s really far from the truth. I wanted to paint that picture realistically. What is it really like? What are the dangers? What are the unsavory things that have to happen? I didn’t want to glamorize it at all. I hope I hit that chord in ‘Discretion.’” ...


Former CNN Anchor Kitty Pilgrim on Her New Novel ‘The Stolen Chalice’ (Q&A)
She talks about her new “romantic thriller,” making the leap from journalist to novelist and traveling the world for research.
11:05 AM PDT 8/3/2012 by Andy Lewis

Kitty Pilgrim, the CNN-anchor-turned-novelist, has a new book out, The Stolen Chalice, a follow up to her 2011 debut, The Explorer's Code, which continues the adventures of archeologist John Sinclair and Oceanographer Cordelia.

Pilgrim, who is also a member of New York City’s famed Explorer’s Club and the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations in addition to being a former news anchor, talked with The Hollywood Reporter about her "romantic thriller," making the leap from reporter to novelist and traveling the world for research...


Kirk Douglas lives up to his on-screen persona...

How 'Spartacus' broke the blacklist

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