The 5 Manners of Death

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The Five Manners of Death: Darden North

My thoughts:
What would you do if you were a construction worker and found and you unearthed a human skull on a university campus? What is this skull dated back to the 1960’s? What is this skull was meant to stay buried and never revealed? Within this novel readers will learn to understand the five manners of death, which I will define in detail and then link to the complex and intrigue plot of this novel. Everyone ages and dies at one time or another caused by getting older or a disease. That would be a natural death. If you are in a car or plane crash, you are accidentally walking across the street and get hit by a car and die or even have an allergic reaction to a medicine or overdoes on drugs. This would be labeled an accidental death. You…

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The Broadcast

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The Broadcast: Liam Fialkov

Imagine a murder that occurred a quarter of a century ago being linked to a series of newscasts today. Within this novel you will meet many different characters whose voices come through loud and clear and whose perspectives or viewpoints on different situations will vary. Movie actor Pedro Gonzales was said to have butchered his ex-wife in a horrific murder. The charge was first-degree murder but the trial shook up an entire country so why wasn’t he found guilty? Enter the television series titled the Broadcast which claims to have access to footage of events that happened in the past and if properly created and shown using what the station says is actually footage of what really happened in many cases that have been unsolved, the killers will be brought to justice. But, is this real or fake? As the public watches the footage and the…

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Historical Fiction

Date Published: May 2017

London Spies is a book of historical fiction set in London, England at the end of World War II.

Phyllis Bowden, a secretary at the American Embassy, is catapulted into the limelight when the Military Attache, Lt. Col. Ronald Lawrence, is arrested for espionage and her boss, the Assistant Military Attache, assumes the position. The arrest throws suspicion on everyone at the Embassy, particularly Lawrence’s secretary whose attempted suicide convinces Phyllis to be more curious about what really happened. With bombs still falling on a devastated city, Phyllis begins asking questions but she never imagined the dark underbelly of diplomacy. Entering a shadowy world filled with cryptic messages and dangerous men, Phyllis learns quickly that a safety net doesn’t exist and if she wants to survive, she better figure out the game fast.

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A Well Timed Murder : Tracee de Hahn

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 A clickWell-Timed Murder: An Agnes Lüthi Mystery (Agnes Luthi Mysteries)

A peanut allergy, a broken promise, an invention that would change the world of watches and a man whose life ended but whose daughter knew it was murder. Deeming the death due to a peanut allergy the ME thought the case was closed. But, Swiss-American Police officer Detective Agnes Luthi recovering from injuries and having difficulty walking is invited to a premier watch and jewelry trade show by her friend Julien Vallotoon whose there looking for Agnes. Guy Chavonon has a peanut allergy and has created he says an invention that will change the world of watch making. He is one of Switzerland’s more respected watchmakers and his jewelry house prides itself on creating fine pieces. But, he died during this trade show and although it is deemed accidental his daughter Christine differs. He boasted about a new technique he…

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  A House Without Windows

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House Without Windows: Stevie Turner

Imagine yourself in a huge box with all four sides covered in dark paper and living within this box with no sunlight, air, window or anyway to get out. Now, imagine what would happen if this box or rooms like it become your reality. Dr. Beth Nichols left work and never see the man who was watching her until she woke up in a dark cellar with no way out. Edwin Evans is mentally disturbed and considered that Beth belonged to him and for the next ten years as author Stevie Turner describes and relates she would live a nightmare that she hoped someday to be rescued from. Within the room was a small bed, a light bulb that did not illuminate the room and very few comforts of any kind. But, food was brought to her on a regular basis in return he…

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The Land of the Great Turtles

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The Land of the Great Turtles: Story by Grad Wagnon and Illustrated by Alex Stephenson

Responsibilities and loyalties to your customs and your people are paramount to the Cherokee Indians. The Cherokee people lived on an island surrounded by salty water. They were blessed by having been able to live on this special island and wanting for nothing as everything and anything they needed was provided. But, things in life are not free and all that was asked of them by the Creator was that they care for the animals that inhabited the island. One animal that lived there was one of my favorite animals, the Turtle. These were called Great Turtles and each year the Turtles would dig giant holes in the sand for their eggs and this would tire them out.

Children at times get curious and even though they are employed and told to care for the…

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