Book-a-Day #Giveaway! A Girl from the Hill by Patricia Mitchell

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I remember feeling very proud at age four-and-a-half. Practically ready for kindergarten, I knew my ABC’s, the days of the week, and that on Sunday nights at eight, I could see my TV pals Dan and Dick and those girls who danced with paint all over their bodies. In 1968 my parents allowed me to watch Rowan and Martin’s Laugh In, a show full of sexual innuendo and political satire.

I am the youngest of five, also known as ‘the baby.’ My parents referred to me as ‘the baby’ until middle school, maybe even high school. In my family, being ‘the baby’ held significant meaning: I was not allowed to hear bad news, witness any kind of family strife, or be disappointed. This meant that I played only a minor role in the actual family dynamics. Reality and I would not meet until many years later.

For me, the best…

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Join Me for Lively Literati!

Join me on Thursday December 17th as I read with two fellow Rhode Island authors at Lively Literati at The Elephant Room, 2170 Broad Street in Cranston. The fun starts at 6:30. Lively Literati is a monthly event at The Elephant Room, and this month we are celebrating Memoir. I will be joined by Connie …

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Nov 14 – Meet Rhode Island Author Kevin Mulhern

It's comforting to know that in this world full chaos and evil there are bright spots. People who want to see children grow to be strong and confident. Take a look at Kevin Mulhern's work with his children's book Cody the Cloud, and if you like what you see come visit him and other Rhode …

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Nov. 8 – Meet RI Author Julien Ayotte

Julien is living my dream – a fruitful writing career in retirement! I’ve had the pleasure of getting to know him over the past year and he is an extraordinary individual with great spirit and an engaging sense of humor. You have to meet him at the Book Expo and get hooked on his writing.

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Following a successful career in the corporate and legal worlds as a financial executive, I retired in early 2002, expecting fully to enjoy myself traveling, and playing golf and tennis. Never did I expect to become an author of mystery and suspense thrillers.
When I was cleaning out some drawers in my office at home, I came across several chapters of a novel I had started to write in 1987. The first chapter was so old that the typewritten pages had turned yellow….aah, the good old days of the electric typewriter. My oldest daughter Barbara, an English major and graduate of Boston College, read the fifteen chapters in my manuscript and insisted I complete it. This happened in 2012, and out came Flower ofHeaven, my debut novel.
Since its release, Flower ofHeaven has won four national book awards, has gained over a hundred reviews on Amazon, has…

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