Edna Buchanan

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Edna Buchanan worked The Miami Herald police beat for eighteen years, during which she won scores of awards, including the Pulitzer Prize and the George Polk Award for Career Achievement in Journalism. Edna attracted international acclaim for her classic true-crime memoirs, The Corpse Has a Familiar Face and Never Let Them See You Cry. Her first novel of suspense, Nobody Lives Forever, was nominated for an Edgar Award.

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Books by this Author

Love Kills
Cold Case Squad
A Dark and Lonely Place
Legally Dead
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My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. 1.The person most likely to murder you sits across the breakfast table. Your nearest and dearest, the one who sleeps on the pillow next to yours and shares your checking account, can be far more lethal than any sinister stranger lurking in the shadow. Love Kills.

Author Voices

November 07, 2011


265 Aragon Avenue

Coral Gables< Florida 33134


November 8, 2011

8 PM

Edna will introduce her new book, A Dark and Lonely Place, on the 11th. She will be available to sign books after the talk. Please join us for an entertaining evening.

This month marks the centennial of the fatal shooting that launched John Ashley’s legend. The bullet that took a life ricocheted into a series of prison breaks, bloody battles, and a historic gun fight on the dusty... see more

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