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Jean's Latest Blogs

Mar.28.2012 - 11:20 am
Perhaps my most unusual book promotion happened for The Galloping Horses of Willowbrook.  My sister (and co-author) and I rode an 1894 Armitage Herschell carousel, the...
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Nov.09.2011 - 9:15 am
I wrote my autobiography in the seventh grade. It was titled “From Pillar to Post,” a title suggested to me by my mother to describe our family’s nomadic lifestyle. I...
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Jun.02.2010 - 8:53 am
I formed the Daring Dashing Detectives in 1956.  I was nine years old and playing with my friends among the ruins of an abandoned military compound deep in the bowels of a forest...
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May.05.2010 - 7:42 am
I learned to fly at the age of 12—literally.  My father, an air force fighter pilot, believed his four children should understand the experience of flying.  But he had another...
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Comments from Jean

Nov.02.2009 - 3:18 pm
In response to: A Small Island City
Hello Heather, Damariscotta is one of my favorite places as well--love the bookstore there!  One of the best.  Keep...

Published Reviews

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Aug.01.2008
Published by Historical Novels Review
This is a fictionalized account inspired by the life of the true Billy Laird, the only American Civil War soldier from the state of Maine to be tried for desertion. Billy’s mind “...