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PUBLICATION DAY for Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

PUBLICATION DAY for Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker

It’s here!!!! Watch my unboxing video here or on YouTube! “A vivid and intense historical thriller featuring murder and mystery, mayhem and madness in 1901 Spokane.”  — New York Times bestselling author William H Keith Archie Prescot has traveled across the country to design the now-iconic Spokane clock tower for the new Great Northern Railroad Depot. When …

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Second KREM 2 News Interview!

Second KREM 2 News Interview!

I had the honor of being interviewed a second time by KREM about Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker, this time down by the clock tower that inspired the book! You can watch the interview here, and be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel while you’re there! I was so excited to meet Nicole Hernandez downtown …

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I LOVE Libraries!

I LOVE Libraries!

Libraries will always hold a special place in my heart. In my junior year in high school, I was encouraged to intern somewhere in a job shadow. This turned into working at my local public library for two years, which then led to my doing a work-study at my college, Whitworth University, until graduation. Working …

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Spokesman-Review Newspapers that Inspired Events in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries

Spokesman-Review Newspapers that Inspired Events in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries

The Spokesman-Review and The Chronicle were the main newspapers of 1901 Spokane. Both were owned by William H. Cowles by 1901, who moved them all into the Review Building, which can still be visited today.  As I may have mentioned before, I love traveling down the rabbit holes of researching history, and the best place …

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The Campbell House

The Campbell House

And how it inspired the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries. It all began with a door. On my first tour of the Campbell House, back in 2017, the docent pointed out this simplistic door, saying it was a wood chute for the groundskeeper. He would chop wood or have it ordered in, and then deliver the …

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News Clippings: Clock Tower

News Clippings: Clock Tower

Below I’ve collected a series of clipped newspaper articles referencing the timeline of the building of the Great Northern Railroad Depot and its iconic clock tower, which heavily influenced the events that unfold in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries, beginning with the first book, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker. The clock tower is the basis for …

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Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker COVER REVEAL

Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker COVER REVEAL

I am so excited to reveal to you all the cover for the first book in the Spokane Clock Tower Mysteries, Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker! “A vivid and intense historical thriller featuring murder and mystery, mayhem and madness in 1901 Spokane.” — New York Times bestselling author William H Keith Set in Gilded Age Spokane, …

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History to Mystery

History to Mystery

My historical mystery Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Taker is the first in a series of murder mysteries set in Spokane in 1901. Archie Prescot has traveled across the country to Spokane, Washington to design the clock tower for the new Great Northern Railroad depot. When his talent for creating unique clock chimes connects him with a …

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Publication Day for Happenings

Publication Day for Happenings

Happy publication day! Today Happenings, my first book of poems, is published! To purchase a copy, head to books2read.com/happenings to order from your favorite ebook retailer. You can also ask about it at your local library, as more requests lead to libraries getting a copy to make available! I’m working hard on getting everything ready …

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