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WoW: Hook ’em!

“This Street is Impassable. Not even Jackassable.” When I think of memorable first lines, this one from Deeanne’s Gist’s book, The Measure of a Lady comes to mind. Catchy, isn’t it? I knew I was in for a good time … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Dr. Richard Mabry

Dr. Richard Mabry’s first novel of medical romantic suspense, Code Blue, was officially released by Abingdon Press on April 1, 2010, and will be followed this fall by the second book in the Prescription For Trouble series, Medical Error. The … Continue reading

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The Importance of a Great First Line

The phone threatened to tumble from Keli Gwyn’s trembling hand as she pushed her reply to the nurse past the boulder lodged in her throat. “Are you telling me it’s time to . . . gather the family?” What’s going … Continue reading

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