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'The Weeping Buddha'

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'The Weeping Buddha'

'The Weeping Buddha'

'The Weeping Buddha'

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In The Weeping Buddha, a new mystery by Heather Dune Macadam, a police detective investigating a murder finds clues to an older case, the disappearance of a friend who vanished many years earlier. But the plot of the novel isn't entirely fiction. It's based on Heather Macadam's own experience with a friend who disappeared almost 20 years ago. She's found that basing a novel on people she knows could complicate her real life. (The Weeping Buddha is published by Akashic Books.)