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Deborah Sharp, a Florida native and former reporter for USA Today, writes the funny, Southern-flavored Mace Bauer Mysteries. She's been a guest on the NBC Today Show, where she talked about her transition from journalism to mystery-writing, and the series' wacky "Mama'' character. On the board of Mystery Writers of America/Fla. Chapter, she's also a long-time member of the Writers' Network of South Florida. Deborah lives with her husband, TV reporter Kerry Sanders, in her hometown of Fort Lauderdale. The latest, and fourth, book in her series is MAMA SEES STARS (Midnight Ink, 2011) 
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John Cammalleri was born in Paterson, NJ, attended Rutgers University, and retired from a 33 year career that included Financial and Supply Chain Management in 2007. Soon after, he pursued a lifelong desire to write. His first novel, Protecting the Cittern, was published in 2010, and won a 2011 Royal Palm Literary Award from the Florida Writers Association. His second novel, The Ibex Trophy, was published in 2011, receiving an Editor's Choice award. He and his wife, Evelyn, live in Fort Pierce, FL. John is a member of several writing workshops, The Florida Writers’ Association, and is the Vice President of The Treasure Coast Writers’ Guild.
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English-born Maureen Bashaw, a long time resident and retired Fort Myers News-Press drama critic and feature writer, has published her fist novel, Killerscent. In the novel, set in her beloved Southwest Florida, Bashaw creates a protagonist whose traits and instincts she knows all too well.  He is a young man with autism spectrum disorder.  The author is the mother of a now adult son with autism.

She and her late husband, Richard, formed a support group for parents of children with autism when their son was six years old. That was 29 years ago when there were no classes for children with autism in Southwest Florida schools, when most people here had never heard of autism. Eventually, this support group evolved into the Adonis Autism Assistance Foundation. Bashaw is co-founder of the Adonis Autism Assistance Foundation (AAAF). A portion of the book’s sales will be donated to the Foundation.

The Foundation enhances the quality of life for people living with autism by providing resources, activities, information, advocacy and support to those who love someone living with autism. AAAF also provides financial assistance grants to fund autism related expenses for children and adults meeting the necessary criteria.

Killerscent is available for purchase through Amazon and Barnes and Noble.

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