Official Launch for Curse of the Ninth

Not to be eclipsed by American Dirt, today is the official launch day for Curse of the Ninth (a Los Angeles Dirt story). In the music world, there is a superstition, Curse of the Ninth, whereby a composer who produces a ninth symphony has reached a decisive landmark – to embark on the tenth is aContinue reading “Official Launch for Curse of the Ninth”

LOVE TRIANGLE, A CONTEST OF WILLS

Oh what a tangled web! This is the first in a series of newspaper articles that spread like wildfire across the country from San Bernardino to Boston between the period October, 1930 to April, 1934. These articles are what helped me shape the story Curse of the Ninth available now for presale.             “First wife assertsContinue reading “LOVE TRIANGLE, A CONTEST OF WILLS”

Phoebe Mae

Did this sweet Phoebe Mae belong to “a fantastical religious cult, one of the causes of Doc’s infatuation” with her, as his ex-wife would later testify in court? Would his life be forever cursed the moment he first heard the young piano teacher play? Curse of the Ninth

EXTRA, EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Did He Fall or Was He Pushed?

Excerpt from Curse of the Ninth: GLENDALE, September, 1930: The year after the fall of Wall Street – The Stock Market Crash 1929. “Dr. Belyea, who attended me, stated my ‘skull was fractured, three vertebrae were broken and the fall had cut a bad gash in the victim’s scalp.’”  “Well, I certainly was the victim,Continue reading “EXTRA, EXTRA! READ ALL ABOUT IT! Did He Fall or Was He Pushed?”

Curse of the Ninth

Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenee Signs with E.L. Marker™ https://widopublishing.com/novelist-and-screenwriter-ruthie-marlenee-signs-with-e-l-marker/ Novelist and Screenwriter Ruthie Marlenée Signs with E.L. Marker™ SALT LAKE CITY, October 2, 2018 Like her main character Charlie, Ruthie Marlenée grew up hearing wild, colorful stories about her wealthy, entrepreneurial grandfather.  Later, knowing she liked to write stories, her father approached her.  “Kid, you wannaContinue reading “Curse of the Ninth”