Mary Birk’s Blog: Colorado Cold Case Crimes – Bennett Family and Patricia Smith Murders

Colorado Cold Case Crimes – Bennett Family and Patricia Smith Murders After 34 years, it looks like the relatives of the Bennett family and Patricia Smith will finally get answers. Tomorrow there’s to be a joint press conference on these cold cases by the Aurora and Lakewood police departments and the Colorado Bureau of Investigation. […]

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Mary Birk’s Blog: Most Gracious Advocate released!

Just a quick post to announce that Most Gracious Advocate, the fourth book in the Terrence Reid/Anne Michaels mystery series (Kindle and paper version) is finally out! This might be my favorite cover so far. (Thanks to JT Lindroos, my wonderful cover designer!) The Audible version should be released any day now, once again read […]

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Mary Birk’s Blog: French Lessons

This summer, David and I are going on a splendid adventure with our wonderful granddaughter. Morgan’s not only our only granddaughter, but our only grandchild! She turns fourteen and graduates from middle school in the same month. So it’s the perfect time for a celebratory trip! She picked where she wanted to go: London and […]

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Mary Birk’s Blog: Love Letters

In this age of email and texts, do lovers still send love letters? One of my friends recently recounted the story of her grandparents’ romantic correspondence, and it got me to thinking about love letters. Of course, I went to the internet and found there are entire books written on the subject! Not only that, […]

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Mary Birk’s Blog: Joy in the Morning

Who hasn’t felt it when you’ve opened your eyes in the morning? That feeling of hope, of a new chance, a new day, a new beginning? “Weeping may spend the night, But there is Joy in the Morning.” The proverb seems a little dark, seeming to require suffering before happiness. We want to skip the […]

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