Monthly Archives: November 2014

Brothers in Arms – The Siblings Who Went to War

Five brothers in WII wanted to serve together, so the Navy allowed them to be assigned to the same ship. Today there’s a policy prohibiting this sort of thing. In November, 1942, the cruiser USS Juineau was in the South … Continue reading

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Disturbing incident at work today: they found out I’m a writer

“We’ll get you next time John L. Monk!” Ted yelled, shaking his fist and scattering a few remaining sparks of blue lightning via Disturbing incident at work today: they found out I’m a writer. Need a laugh? (Dumb question. Of … Continue reading

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“Courier” by Terry Irving – Update: #AudioBook

Here’s a book I’d buy for the cover: a motorcycle-riding Vietnam vet! “It felt like the motorcycle had become a part of his body–a part that made him whole.” Get pulled back into 1972, a time before cellphones and the … Continue reading

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“Variation West” by Ardyth Kennelly

I haven’t read it yet, but you may have been watching for it if you read my blog post Good Morning, Young Lady by Ardyth Kennelly  — and here’s the scoop, thanks to Nancy Trotic, who knew Kennelly as her great-aunt: Variation West by Ardyth … Continue reading

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The Brothers Cro-Magnon by Roger Pepper

Love that cover! Man, the most dangerous animal ever to roam the earth, destroys Siberia’s Pleistocene Park. Soviet scientists found human sperm on the skirt of a Neanderthal woman recovered from the permafrost. Sperm rapidly cooled to subzero temperatures in … Continue reading

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CHIMERAS: A Medical Mystery by E.E. Giorgi

She may be a full-time scientist, but E.E. Giorgi is an award-winning novelist as well–oh, and a photographer too. I’d just read her futuristic “Gene Cards” and loved the inside information on hackers, GMOs and genetics. (No surprise, “Gene Cards” just … Continue reading

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Fact, Fiction and Family Ties…

Originally posted on historywithatwist:
I’d like to welcome historical fiction novelist Deborah Lincoln to historywithatwist. Deborah’s novel Agnes Canon’s War was inspired by her own family’s extraordinary ancestors. It also turned out that, in creating other characters for her novel,…

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