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The Debuts

Debut Dagger Winner’s Journey (So Far) by Sherry Rankin

Mystery novels have always fascinated me. As a girl, I would hide beneath the blankets with a flashlight to finish Nancy Drew mysteries after my parents had called ‘lights out.’ Later on, I developed a particular fondness for the classic British myst...

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