So I think I’m a writer

Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 4:58 pm

Well, I am. And I have  a book to prove it.  It’s called Cold Case in Ellyson.  Why “Cold Case?” In my varied life’s experiences, I was a cop in a small town. Why “Ellyson?” It’s an area near where I grew up in the South.  And what makes me a writer?  I’ve always had […]

Categories: Overview of the Book and Me

Taylor Mali

Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:34 pm

Susan Anderson’s carefully crafted tale of an unsolved murder in an old-fashioned town with old-fashioned secrets is as nostalgic as it is ominous. Personally, I wouldn’t be caught dead in the town of Ellyson. Then again, maybe I would… – Taylor Mali – one of the original poets to appear on the HBO original series […]

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Michael Carr

Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:32 pm

Her prose reveals an intimacy with the South that can’t be faked, and this authenticity is part of what enables her to move so fluidly between gorgeous sensory images and scenes of horrifying emotional power. Also, it’s always nice when a crime writer actually understands police work. . . . Susan Anderson is a natural […]

Categories: Review Excerpts

In training

Saturday, January 9, 2010 at 2:18 pm

As a new police officer, there is obviously a period of training before you’re let loose on the streets. One day I was riding with my FTO (field training officer). We were in one of the more questionable areas of town. My FTO (I’ll call him Bob) drove up to a group of men, one […]

Categories: On the Job