Monthly Archives: May 2015

Review For Menagerie of Broken Dreams

So heartwarming to get a nice review! This review is from: Menagerie of Broken Dreams (Paperback) James R Nelson’s book, The Menagerie of Broken Dreams, delivers an entertaining and suspenseful look at a part of Americana; that of the human … Continue reading

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This Book Saved Me!

I snuck this book into basic training and read two or three pages every night.  We were not supposed to have books with us, but I needed something to keep my sanity.  I’ll never forget how much this book helped … Continue reading

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In The Spotlight: Steve Hamilton’s Ice Run

Originally posted on Confessions of a Mystery Novelist…:
Hello, All, Welcome to another edition of In The Spotlight. The Great Lakes region shared by the US and Canada has its own unique culture. That’s especially true once you get away…

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Interesting Words by James Baldwin

This is a short excerpt from the Paris Review Series – The Art of Fiction. http://www.theparisreview.org/interviews/2994/the-art-of-fiction-no-78-james-baldwin “When I arrived in Paris in 1948 I didn’t know a word of French. I didn’t know anyone and I didn’t want to know anyone. … Continue reading

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A Great Review For Menagerie of Broken Dreams

So happy when my books connect with readers!  Saw this on Amazon.com this morning – “This book will take you back to the days when carnivals had the quirky, interesting, sometimes dark and scary sideshow attractions…but this story is beyond … Continue reading

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Favorite Authors – Rex Stout

I remember being an avid fan of Rex Stout in the 60’s and 70’s and reading all of his wonderful Nero Wolf mystery novels.  Nero Wolf was a very different kind of main character.  He was quite obese and confined … Continue reading

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Favorite Authors – Shirley Jackson

Have you ever read The Haunting of Hill House?  If not, you should.  I stumbled on it by accident as a kid on one of the many days I roamed the long hallways of the State Library in Escanaba, Michigan. … Continue reading

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