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Truth in Fiction

Conscience by Alice Mattison

The arc of a novel is the thing that compels the reader to keep reading and resolves (or doesn’t) at the end. The arc of New Havener Alice Mattison’s new novel, Conscience, tells you something about…

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He’s in Control

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s suspense novel Vanished (2018).

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You Don’t Exist

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s suspense novel Hidden (2015).

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Clawing the Pavement

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Karen E. Olson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Olson’s mystery novel Sacred Cows (2005).

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Paper Chase

Karen E. Olson in Ives Main Library

Karen Olson isn’t a computer hacker, and she doesn’t have a single tattoo. As a reporter, she covered less-than-thrilling topics like zoning. …

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Polite Southern Society

Maddie Dawson at Guilford Station in Guilford, Connecticut

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Maddie Dawson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Dawson’s latest novel, Matchmaking for Beginners.

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Holding On to All That Hope

Maddie Dawson at Jacobs Beach in Guilford, Connecticut

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Maddie Dawson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Dawson’s 2016 novel, The Survivor’s Guide to Family Happiness.

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Armageddon-Style

Sandi Shelton, a.k.a. Maddie Dawson, in Rollwood Park in Guilford, CT

August is Summer Reading Month in Daily Nutmeg, and Maddie Dawson is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from Dawson’s 2010 novel, The Stuff That Never Happened.

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A Wide, Trackless Space

John Crowley in Conway, Massachusetts

August is Daily Nutmeg’s Summer Reading Month, and John Crowley is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from the prologue to Crowley’s latest novel, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (2017).

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Some Unsuspected Mercy

John Crowley in Conway, Massachusetts

August is Daily Nutmeg’s Summer Reading Month, and John Crowley is this week’s featured author. Please enjoy this excerpt from the prologue to Crowley’s latest novel, Ka: Dar Oakley in the Ruin of Ymr (2017).

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