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The Wives of Henry Oades
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"The Wives of Henry Oades" is based on real events. More than a half-century ago, my father, a law professor, came across an abstract on the Oades trials, and showed it to my mother, who was attempting to write short fiction in her nonexistent spare time. She was intrigued and gave thought to fleshing out the story, but that's as far as she got. She might have had three kids down with mumps tha... Read more of this blog post »
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“There was something of Francis in the boy, something pure and genuine and flawed. That type didn't think twice before running headlong into a burning house or a young girl's arms.”
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Johanna Moran Thanks so much, Cindy! It's a little strange, like throwing my child out into the world to sink or swim on its own...

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Cindy Thanks for the friend invite Johanna! Can't wait to read your book!

Johanna Moran Absolutely! Thanks, Claudia.

Claudia Osmond Hey Johanna! Thanks for the friend request! Here's to more great discussions to come!

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