Sept. 8, 2011
Gloria Galloway will be signing copies of her recently published book, “Dead by My Side” at the college store from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sept. 14. Not only does Galloway spend much of her time on campus, but City College is actually mentioned in the book.
Galloway studied business law at City College in 1968. She worked for General Motors, retired early and now works on campus in Mohr Hall as an administrative assistant.
“Dead by My Side” is a murder mystery and a ghost story that takes place in Sacramento.
“There is a body found at Shakespeare Stage in the book,” Galloway says.
According to Galloway, she began creating stories as a little girl, mostly with her dolls.
“I wasn’t killing yet, that came later,” she says.
Galloway started writing out her stories in her teenage years. Inspired by “Nancy Drew” and “Sweet Valley High,” Galloway read these stories starred girls who would solve crimes and end up marrying the star football player.
After writing historical romance for a number of years, Galloway decided to embark on a darker style of writing.
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