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In a world filled with sound, silence is often times a blessing Read More

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"What an emotionally engaging, touching story! I absolutely love it how you choose to focus on such an "insignificant" episode and expand it into..." Read More

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May 27, 2019

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He goes by many names. He is a cult survivor, a cult junkie, a cult leader... and he is responsible for the suicides of millions. Read More

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May 27, 2019

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The last story in which I give all the characters of my stories a happy ending Read More

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A girl of dreams, a girl of goals; that’s who she's. She's a person that believes that dreams and goals are what we live for, facing obstructions and handling them are suspension of live, and what we love is the fuel that keeps us moving toward our dreams. For her… Read More

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In Sequel two of the Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy, Sons of Benjamin Patrick gather into the Bloody Bucket and a reunion reveals surprises not told in the Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy. Genetics show themselves in the actions of the sons. The pages reveal the story as seen by… Read More

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A playful, big-hearted tragicomedy in the Russo/Irving mold, American Corporate chronicles the misadventures of middle-aged Jack Sullivan and his family as they bounce across the country in search of gainful employment, domestic tranquility, and a few people they can trust. It is a story that working parents past, present and… Read More
“This is your last chance to do something right, son. Don’t screw it up.” With these words ringing in his 60-year old ears, Howard Brown, Jr., sets out from Kentfield, California to find his wayward and possibly psychotic sister and return her to their dying father’s bedside. The search leads… Read More

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May 09, 2019

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When a film producer arrives at the California Heritage Gallery to view Hack's paintings, he's accompanied by the artist's childhood sweetheart, a woman he hasn't seen in twenty years except in dreams, where she appears almost nightly, a heavenly image of beauty and light. Now Hack is overwhelmed with desire… Read More

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May 06, 2019

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Seeking Unity is Sequel Three of the Echo Valley Series. Lawyer and Assistant Prosecuting Attorney Eliza Hardigan Yoder continues the fight to bring unity and equality to the valley and mountain community where she was born and grew up. The struggle to cleanse the valley of bootlegging, murder, the infestation… Read More

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April 29, 2019

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April 25, 2019

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The title is a takeoff on what has traditionally been assumed to be the basis of the decision on professorial tenure at universities and some colleges. It is phrased as publish or perish, meaning the tenure candidate has published or he doesn't get tenure. The novel's hero, Fred Blane, would… Read More

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April 24, 2019

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April 24, 2019

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Fresh out of high school, Joe Barnes goes to work in the business office of a daily newspaper, and soon finds himself positioned between the opposing sides in a bitter union-organizing struggle. He is led to believe that he has a promising career if he is helpful to the company's… Read More

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April 23, 2019

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April 22, 2019

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This novel combines elements of money, banking and finance with politics, sex and violence. The story is set in an island nation formed a century before by people opting out of the complexities of mainland life. The founders of Isoland regarded themselves as sinned against by bankers and financiers. Consequently,… Read More

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April 16, 2019

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The setting is a Massachusetts mill town in the months leading up to Pearl Harbor. Events in North Eliot revolve around a small variety store operated by Dora Brennan and her husband. The Brennans have a son, Freddie, from whose 10-11-year-old perspective some of the foibles and more serious transgressions… Read More

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April 15, 2019

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It is illegal to indict a courier for the contents of any message they deliver. When the ruler of the wealthiest nation on earth receives a cryptic note marked by "The Charlatan," he learns that all of the gold he spent decades stockpiling is worthless. The richest country in the… Read More

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April 11, 2019

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Jarad López, a sophomore at Albany High School, has lived an average life. He gets good grades, is captain of the fencing team and has friends all over the school. That is, until the fateful day his entire world turned upside down. He (or she) now struggles with figuring his… Read More

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Announcing: The Audio Version has just launched!!! Copy and paste this link for a free audible copy: https://www.audible.com/pd/B083K1H12W/?source_code=AUDFPWS0223189MWT-BK-ACX0-178160&ref=acx_bty_BK_ACX0_178160_rh_us Follow the links to Amazon.com for the completed version of Memoirs of the Yankee Cowboy by Cookie Reese, Photo by Duncan Adler. The first sequel of the Yankee Cowboy novella series, Memoirs… Read More