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Randy Ray Wise

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A Texas author writing in the style of Southern fiction.

Favorite books:
Last of the Mohicans, James Fenimore Cooper
Tom Sawyer, Mark Twain
The Grapes of Wrath, John Steinbeck
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Thirteen Moons, Charles Frazier
Cold Mountain, Charles Frazier
No Country for Old Men, Cormac McCarthy
The Road, Cormac McCarthy
The Secret Life of Bees, Sue Monk Kidd
Mudbound, Hillary Jordan
True Grit, Charles Portis
The Dog of the South, Charles Portis

Read more about Randy's work here:

Buttermilk Moon at Amazon.com

Buttermilk Moon at Authonomy.com

Buttermilk Moon at Smashwords.com

Buttermilk Moon ebook at Barnes & Noble


Here is a preview of my novel, Buttermilk Moon.

Buttermilk Moon by Randy Ray Wise




THE SHRILL STEAM WHISTLE stifled the woman’s cries. Abner swatted flies from her face and stroked her tangled hair. She shook and pushed him off, then stilled for a moment. He tilted his hat, scratched his oily scalp, moved to the sliding door and watched the yellow moon. They would not make it to Wichita. The baby would come this night. He counte... Read more of this blog post »
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Buttermilk Moon
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Riley Child-Rhymes with Hoosier Pictures by James Whitcomb Riley
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I discovered this book at an antique store. A very nice collection of children's rhymes. I particularly like "The Raggedy Man". Excellent illustrations and overall a real treasure.
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There's plenty to not like about this book: the length, the cardboard-like characters and seemingly never-ending explicit description of unimportant details in the lives of these people. Then there's Meyer's insistence on perpetrating the age-old no- ...more
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Boneshaker by Cherie Priest
Boneshaker (The Clockwork Century, #1)
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I picked up this book because I wanted to read a good Steampunk novel. I must say I was somewhat disappointed. Although Cherie Priest has a great premise with Boneshaker, her implementation of the premise was weak.

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