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Who’s Who in Flamingo Cove

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A Hot Flash of Homicide takes place in the fictional Florida town of Flamingo Cove. The city is located on the Gulf Coast of Florida, between Tampa and the Withlacoochee State Forest. Flamingo Cove is home to the Ward family. Four generations of cops. Wysdom Ward is our heroine. She just turned 40 and found […]

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Careful, or you’ll end up in my next novel

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Careful, or you’ll end up in my next novel I saw this on a t-shirt and laughed hard because it’s true. I can’t speak to what other writers do but I’m always eavesdropping on conversations out in the world. I don’t really try that hard to do it and I don’t go out of my […]

Flamingo Cove Books

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Welcome to Flamingo Cove. You won’t get murdered here. Probably. The fictional town of Flamingo Cove sits on the Gulf Coast of Florida, somewhere between the Withlacoochee State Forest and Tampa. It’s home to all sorts of characters, including the Ward Family – four generations of cops. The first book in the series is A […]

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‘A Hot Flash of Homicide’ Now Available

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A Hot Flash of Homicide is the first novel by author Dawn Dugle and the first book in the Flamingo Cove series. On the day she turns 40, an embattled police sergeant learns that she’s not only come down with a terrible case of peri-menopause but that she may never make detective.  When she gets […]

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Steve Azar: “There are no obstacles”

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Steve Azar has an infectious kind of positive energy. When he’s excited about a project or a song, he practically bounces off the walls and you wonder if he ever sits down – or finds time to sleep. Azar was born in the Mississippi Delta – the birthplace of the blues. When he was ten […]

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Tower of Power’s Jerry Cortez: Stay True to Yourself

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The weather outside was stormy but it was nothing compared to the atmosphere inside the Delta Sky Club in Salt Lake City. Flights had been delayed or grounded and scores of passengers were mad as hell. Some were yelling at ticket agents. Some were being nasty to the wait staff. Some were yelling into phones. […]