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I've been a fan of fantasy, science fiction, fairy tales and other "books of wonder" since I was young enough, I still thought kissing was icky. Then I grew up and decided I liked a strong dose of romance in the mix.

I live on the Texas coast with my fella of 30-plus years, our youngest son (who should be graduating college this semester) and the granddog Dolly, a princess wussy pitbull mix who lets the cockapoo down the street beat her up.


Daddy, Christmas 2012
My dad wasn't a rocket scientist, but he came close. He was a nuclear physicist with a near photographic memory. When the Alzheimer's disease kicked in, it made him furious.The son of a career master sergeant in the Army Air Corps/Air Force, Bob Young got his bachelor's degree and a master's at Baylor University, another master's and a PhD at Rice University and in between... Read more of this blog post »
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Description: Blood magic returns to the world after more than 200 years away.
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“I mean it today. And tomorrow, it will be today again, and I will mean it for that today. It's always today, Pearl. Don't worry about tomorrow, because it's always today, and every today we have, I will mean it. I will not leave you. Not willingly. Dont't make my mistake. Let me unmake it. Don't throw me away.”
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“The warmth in his eyes flared to heat and he captured her hand in both of his, bending over it to hold his lips against the back a long moment. He did not exactly kiss it so much as breathe her in. She feared her hand smelled of bacon, but he didn't seem to care.”
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“Amanusa sighed. She held out her hand to her husband who helped her to her feet. "Back to the salt mine Grey calls a workroom. I left my students practicing lancing."

"Good god," Grey exclaimed. "The floors will be awash in blood."

"Hardly. They're practicing on themselves. Most of them haven't managed to pierce the skin yet." Amanusa shook her head in mild disappointment.”
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message 24: by Robert

Robert Thanks for accepting my friend request, Gail.


message 23: by Nevey

Nevey Thanks for befriending me :) ...


message 22: by Liane

Liane Spicer Gail, thank you for adding me to your Goodreads circle. Greetings from a Caribbean author!


message 21: by Krista

Krista Hi Gail, Thank you for adding me as a friend.


message 20: by Terry

Terry Odell Thanks for adding this romantic suspense author to your Goodreads friends list. I notice we have a number of books in common.


message 19: by Serena

Serena thank you for adding me as a freind hope you made it threw ike we made it threw ok


message 18: by Derek

Derek Schneider Thanks for adding me. The first chapters of Avenging Autumn and The Wintermen are on my profile now.


message 17: by Jaz

Jaz thanks for your request. Nice to meet you! Jaz



message 16: by William

William hey Gail,
look forward to talking books
William Elliott Hazelgrove
http://www.billhazelgrove.com
Rocket Man by William Elliott Hazelgrove


message 15: by Pamela

Pamela Oh, you're from Galveston! Did you get much damage? I'm from around Dallas, but I've spent a lot of time in Galveston on vacations. We're planning on going to Dickens on the Strand this year, to help support the rebuilding.


message 14: by Roger

Roger Cottrell Hi gail,
Always great to meet another science fiction writer. Although I mostly write crime thrillers you might like to check out my Quatermass tribute, THE LUNDQUIST CHRONICLES on http://www.lulu.com/content/4649341 The ISBN is ISBN 978-1-4092-4155-3
take care.
ROGER


message 13: by Sherry

Sherry Thank you for the request Gail, I look forward to being your good friend on good reads! :)


message 12: by Erin

Erin Quinn Hi Gail, I did get an ARC of your new book at the RWA conference in SF when I pickd up SJ Day's book. It looks great. I haven't read it yet but I'll be sure to drop you a line when I do. I came home with so many books I felt like I"d hit the jackpot. Love it!


message 11: by Beth

Beth Hi Gail,
Thanks for befriending this mystery author!


message 10: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Thanks Gail for adding me as a friend. Hope life is back to normal, as much as 'normal' can be for you after the hurrican. I'll keep you in my prayers. If you have a chance I'd love for you to visit my website www.jeanniebarber.com. I loved your's!
Blessings,
Jeannie


message 9: by Becca

Becca My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We're here in Houston so just yell if you need anything.


cactusrose2004 Wow. Imagine my shock to find your friend request! :) Your book was awesome and I can't wait to get my paws on the next one!


Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend on Good Reads!


message 6: by April

April Yep, it's me, Sistah! :)


message 5: by Holly

Holly Jacobs Hi, Gail! Thanks for friending me! And I'm so sorry that Ike effected you. Hope your home was okay.

Holly

ONCE UPON A THANKSGIVING, 10/08


Marts  (Thinker) Hi Gail
Request granted!!
Look forward to the book ideas!!!


Stephanie Hi Gail, thanks for the add. Glad to hear you survived Ike. We did okay, too. Looking forward to sharing more good reads with you!

Stephanie


message 1: by Liz

Liz Hey Gail,
Thanx for adding me,
Smiles,
Liz


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