The Last Weekend In October
By R. Ann Siracusa
Psychiatrist Mark LeBonge, driven by a strong sense of justice, arrives at the group home for convicted teenage sexual abusers, where his sister has worked the night shift… and finds her murdered
A Son By Any Other Name
By Shirley Ann Wilder
Carol Barton's life is turned upside down when a drunk driver takes her husband and youngest son from her.
Dark Water Echoes
By Pamela Moran
Blackwater Sound, Key Largo, Florida: Echoes across a dark body of water. Echoes from the past. Echoes haunting the future.
By Mary Galusha
In 1892, Austrian immigrant Lili Kohl arrives in Cedar Creek, Montana, unprepared but determined to file for a homestead for her family. She wants her father to be proud of herr, but how can he be when the only work she finds is an unusual position at the town's only bordello?
By Toni Noel
Allison Marble's hopes of attending an amazing writer's conference shatter when cash spill out of her gym bag instead of makeup. Who switched bags with her?
For writers - How many times you've read about a cop meeting a suspect alone or with only one person 'backing' them up?
OCTOBER 21, 2016 Post
Male chauvinism = I'm such a vile man (Segura, 2000)
“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.”
― Douglas Adams
● The Last Weekend
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● I love judging writing contests. I'm finished for now, but I have another five words to start using.
● Sycophant - person who praises powerful people in order to get their approval: a person who tries to win favor with wealthy or influential people by flattering them.
● Vole = any of several small mouselike or ratlike rodents of the genus Microtus and related genera, having short limbs and a short tail.
● Runnel = a small stream; brook; rivulet; a small channel, as for water; A gutter; A brook or rill; A small stream of a particular liquid.
● fractious. = (typically of children) irritable and quarrelsome; e.g. 'they fight and squabble like fractious children’:or (typrically of a group or organization) difficult to control; unruly; e.g. ‘King Malcolm struggled to unite his fractious kingdom’
● Reivers = robbers, plunders, raiders (Scottish); To Reieve (v)
● Trying to get to Yoga three times a week.
Erotetic = interrogatory
Stramash = a disturbance or uproar
"Endangered words" taken from David Grambs The Endangered English Dictionary
● Breast Cancer Awareness Month
● Italian-American Heritage
● Pizza Month
● Class Reunion Month Link
● Domestic Violence Awareness
THIS WEEK IS:
● National Business Women's Week:
● Teen Read Week: 18-24
● National Health Education Week
October 21 is:
● Information Overload Day: Link
● Global Iodine Deficiency Disorder
(IDD) Prevention Day:
● Medical Assistants Recognition
● Reptile Awareness Day Link
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