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Patrick Dilloway

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Pat has never climbed Mt. Everest, never fronted a rock band (or played a musical instrument), never played on a pro sports team, never dated (or even seen up close) a supermodel, never been linked to any celebrity (A, B, D-list or otherwise), never walked down a red carpet, never had anyone discuss a "baby bump," never been featured on reality TV, and never been the star of a YouTube video. However, Pat has spent many lonely evenings (early mornings and midafternoons, too!) reading and writing, and that has resulted in the publication of this novel.


Today I went back to Las Vegas--the New Mexico one, which is like the Nevada one, only the opposite. I didn't like it the first time I was here in 2006, so I probably shouldn't have come back. I suppose I could have pushed on another hour or so to Santa Rosa, but whatever.

I left Colorado Springs a little after 10, after I got breakfast (French toast sticks again, but this time with sausage) and... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on October 30, 2014 20:15
Average rating: 3.67 · 42 ratings · 18 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Where You Belong
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Virgin Territory
3.44 of 5 stars 3.44 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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The Carnival Papers
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Where You Belong, Chapter 1 (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Chapter 1 of my novel "Where You Belong". The whole thing is for sale on Amazon.
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F. Scott Fitzgerald
“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Charles Bukowski
“Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.”
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Nick Hornby
“The plain state of being human is dramatic enough for anyone; you don't need to be a heroin addict or a performance poet to experience extremity. You just have to love someone.”
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“Let all of life be an unfettered howl. Like the crowd greeting the gladiator. Don't stop to think, don't interrupt the scream, exhale, release life's rapture.”
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“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”
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Beth Hi Patrick,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


Shawnette Hey, BJ...thanks for the invite into your circle of friends...looking forward to sharing chats, reviews and any/all recommendations...have a blessed week...Happy Reading :-)


Bradley Hello BJ, thank you for adding me as a friend. =)

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