Local author Crystal Heidel releases debut novel ‘Still Life in Blood’

Rehoboth Beach Writers’ Guild member Crystal Heidel has published her debut novel. In the tradition of other bestselling crime and mystery writers such as Lisa Gardner’s D.D. Warren mysteries which take place in Boston or Laura Lippman’s Baltimore-based mysteries, “Still Life in Blood” is Heidel’s first novel in a series set in southern Delaware’s resort area. It features a captivating cast of characters that centers around the Delaware State Police Homicide Unit.

“Still Life in Blood” is the product of eight years and hundreds of hours of research on medical examiner procedures, painting and sculpting techniques and tools, historic painters, state police ride-alongs, and interviews and follow-up questions with a Delaware State Police homicide detective who says the novel is a “fantastic, true-to-life murder investigation with a local flair.”

The story revolves around Francesca Munro, a successful artist in Rehoboth Beach, who has kept her psychic abilities a secret for years. However,

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