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Marney Keenan Tells the True Story of the Oakland County Child Killer
by Erin Evans
“Money and power can make a whole lot of things disappear,” said Marney Keenan (66). This was unfortunately the truth of the Oakland County Child Killings case, a 44-year-old murder investigation that has yet to be solved.
Keenan’s book, The Snow ...
Chasten Buttigieg, husband of former Democratic presidential contender Pete Buttigieg and a Traverse City native, will join the National Writers Series for a free virtual event on September 10 to discuss his memoir, I Have Something to Tell You.
Joan Schmeichel Writes Mysteries from Fairy Tale Characters to Football
by Erin Evans
Joan Schmeichel, 88, is always working on a story, and when she isn’t, she is thinking of her next one. When the idea of a character named Roman Boles — a 23-year-old football player — came to her, she was inspired to create his story. Schmeichel ...