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Beth is continues to work on a family memoir of her parents’ immigration from Hungary to Canada during the Great Depression. Currently she is writing a journal about a couple learning to deal with pancreatic cancer. Her book about Family Pets(working title) is waiting for illustrations.
D.N. "Scotty" Curran
The Trial of Andre Moussad
Murders in a French town after WWII make unlikely allies of a police detective and a museum caretaker.
The Vatican's Avenger
An Irish parish priest is sent from Ireland to the Vatican. In the political wing of the Church, his task is to rescue escaped prisoners or war and Italian Jews. To complicate matters, the priest falls in love with of his assistants, an Italian Countess.
Robert Lee Murphy
is the recipient of the Will Rogers Bronze Medallion Award for Eagle Talons. His next book,Bear Claws, The Iron Horse Chronicles–Book Two, was released in November .
What's Happening Now
With nowhere to run from the Mara Salvatrucha gang in Honduras, Javier Salazar and his little sister, Ana, set out on a perilous journey to find their mother in America. Traveling on La Bestia, the train of death, they quickly learn how treacherous riding the train is. Along their harrowing journey, they endure incredible hardships and danger and wonder if they will ever make it across the border. They develop close friendships with other migrants and encounter gang members who care nothing for the lives of those traveling through their country, except to rob, extort and rape them. It is a dangerous journey, and one that many do not complete. Javier and Ana risk everything, including their lives to reach the promised land.
Ronald David Lawrick
Two strangers meet under mysterious circumstances at the grave of recently buried Darcy McCarthy. They are thrust into a mystery which began before they were born and now, these many years later, they must uncover answers not realizing that their presence may mean peril for them both. After 20 years as a journalist and 15 years as an analyst, author Ronald David Lawrick has turned to writing mysteries with a surprise twist. Look for this publication in early 2018.
Club President Robert Turtle is working on the third volume of his Beasts of the Open Space series. It's an ecological fantasy about how prehistoric animals live in harmony with their environment or not. He hopes it will be ready for Earth Day in 2018.
Projects in the works.....
Patricia Rusch Duffey
Gwen-In Her Own Words
Growing up in the Depression, Gwen and her family made their way from Nebraska to Oregon. She kept journals which she shared with Patty to bring them to life for her children and grandchildren.
This novel features a lead character who solves puzzles and makes decisions based on the images in her dreams.
The fifth in the Amazon best-selling Matti James Mystery Series by MAR Unger will be in print this summer. Cathy's World focuses on an aging child star neighbor of Matti's. Cathy's behavior waivers between the dramatic and dementia. After all, what sane woman would bury her husband in the back yard? Yet, Matti is determined to prove someone is out to kill Cathy. If Matti gets in the way, she'll also wind up dead.