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Trapped in his own thriller

Life was fine for Douglas Preston as he worked on his latest book.Then he became part of the story.

By Jessica Brilliant Keener
Globe Correspondent / March 18, 2006

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Douglas Preston, the best-selling thriller writer, left his home in coastal Maine to vacation in Italy with his family in February. Two weeks into the trip, Preston was summonsed to appear before Judge Giuliano Mignini in Perugia. He was given an official warning for perjury, false testimony, and withholding evidence. ''The judge verbally accused me of planting evidence, and of ... (Full article: 1039 words)

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