Recent Updates

  • I've been struggling with my feelings about Brittany Maynard, the young woman who has moved to Oregon because of the state's Death with Dignity Act. This op-ed piece will run in The Oregonian on Sunday.More...
  • Thank you to David Lay and Book Bin East in Salem, Ore. for inviting me to speak about "If I Can't Have You" and my books about notorious Northwest crimes. Tonight I'm at the Book Bin in my hometown, Corvallis, Ore.More...
  • Who said you can't go home! (I know, Thomas Wolfe.) But you can! No matter where I live, Oregon is home. It's where my interest in true crime began (Ted Bundy, Diane Downs, many others). I'm excited I'll be talking about "If I Can't Have You" on Oct. 24 and 25. On Friday, the 24th at 7 p.m. I'll speak at Book Bin East in Salem, 2235 Lancaster Dr. NE. On Saturday, the 25th at 7 p.m. I'll be at the Book Bin in Corvallis, 215 SW 4th St. Thank you to one of the Pacific Northwest's great independent bookstores.More...