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Manchee, William L. 1947-

MANCHEE, William L. 1947-

PERSONAL:

Born August 22, 1947, in Ventura, CA; son of Leonard T. (a clerk) and Wilma M. (a beautician) Manchee; married December 16, 1967; wife's name Janet (a nurse); children: James Justin, Jeffrey William, Michael Daniel, Maryanna. Education: University of CaliforniaLos Angeles, B.A., 1969; Southern Methodist University, J.D., 1975. Politics: Independent. Religion: Roman Catholic. Hobbies and other interests: Fishing, travel.

ADDRESSES:

Office—Manchee & Manchee, 12221 Merit Dr., Suite 750, Dallas, TX 75251. Agent—Charles McGarry, 900 Jackson St., Dallas, TX 75202.

CAREER:

Manchee & Manchee, Dallas, TX, attorney, 1976—. State Bar of Texas, member. Military service: U.S. Marine Corps, 1970.

WRITINGS:

Twice Tempted (suspense novel), Top Publications (Dallas, TX), 1997.

Undaunted (mystery novel), Top Publications, 1998 (Dallas, TX).

Brash Endeavor (mystery novel), Research Triangle Publishing (Research Triangle Park, NC), 1998.

Death Pact (mystery novel), Top Publications (Dallas, TX), 1999.

Second Chair (mystery novel), Top Publications (Dallas, TX), 2000.

Trouble in Trinidad (adventure novel), Top Publications (Dallas, TX), 2001.

Case Call Mystery (poetry), 2002.

WORK IN PROGRESS:

Yes, We're Open: Defending the Small Business under Siege; Deadly Distractions, a fifth mystery featuring Stan Turner; Plastic Gods, a Rich Coleman novel.

SIDELIGHTS:

William L. Manchee told CA: "I write primarily for enjoyment and as a diversion from a stressful law practice. There is a lot of satisfaction in creating a novel and then sharing it with friends and fans around the country. My writing is inspired by my own experiences in practicing law for over twenty-five years. I'm an organic writer, and each story grows from a plot idea or an interesting character that I have met."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Business Wire, August 16, 2001, review of Trouble in Trinidad, p. 0211.

Library Journal, June 1, 2000, Rex E. Klett, review of Second Chair, p. 210.

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