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Real-Life Inspiration for the Book

No Motive in Murdoch is based on true-crime events that took place in our hometown of Clifton, Texas in the mid-1980s. While the book was going to print (and unbeknownst to us), ProPublica Senior Reporter and New York Times Magazine contributor Pamela Colloff was developing a riveting series, "Blood Will Tell," that explores what happened in Clifton decades ago.

 
 
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The dialogue was perfection, and I felt like I was right there with the characters in some of the most intense times.
— Elysa