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Step Inside Rita’s World:
News & Views with author Valerie Webster

 

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Valerie Webster of Boulder, Colo. draws readers into the shadowy worlds of crime and crime fighters by using her 30+ year career in cyber and real-life security.

The result is riveting fiction based on real cases and policing applications with the main character Rita Mars—an ex-investigative reporter fighting crime around Washington D.C.’s beltway and beyond.

Webster’s debut novel Driven: A Rita Mars Thriller received critical accolades from readers.

Her second book in the crime fiction series, Objects of Desire publishes in late 2022.

Webster is a member of Mystery Writers of America and the national and Colorado chapters of Sisters in Crime.

Purchase Your Copy of Driven on Amazon Here.

Knee-deep in the Hoopla

An undefeated season meets a singular phenom who could drop a shot from mid-court.  March Madness Women’s Final was a three-ring, three-point thriller and we could not look away.  It was legendary play from surefire hall of famers.  Dawn Staley and...

Return of the Writer

“That deaf, dumb and blind kid sure plays a mean pinball.”  We’ve all read stories of the physically challenged who have overcome.  Like most, I could not conceive that nothing threatening my life and my work would happen to me.  Hey, I made it almost...

Falling Into Success

Falling Into Success

Author T..J. Newman, former flight attendant, is now known for the international success of her very first book, “Falling”, The book was named “Best Book of the Year” many organizations and hit #2 on the NYT Bestseller list at its debut.

Unmasking Intrigue: The Latest Trends in Crime Fiction

In recent years, the landscape of crime fiction has become delightfully unpredictable, reshaping the genre’s expectations and norms. The once rigid boundaries of classic whodunits, thrillers, and noir have transformed into a fluid arena, thriving on audacious...

Why I Write

Why I Write

I fought my way into this world backward – my mom reminded me of that til the day she died. I made quite an impression on her. It made such an impression that I’m surprised she had any more children.

Make Your Own Table – Advice From A Woman Like Us

Make Your Own Table – Advice From A Woman Like Us

To friends and fellow authors who carry their dream like a talisman, I saw a moment in history this weekend. It could be a history for any of us. I captured the video of a woman who did the work every day, who dared to aspire and who saw her work transport her beyond...

Simply The Best

Simply The Best

Tina Turner was an unstoppable artist and performer who made her way into people’s hearts across the globe.

Driven - Rita Mars

"A Real Page Turner!"

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