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Judy Croome

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Judy Croome lives and writes in Johannesburg, South Africa. Shortlisted in the African Writing Flash Fiction 2011 competition, Judy’s short stories and poems have appeared in various magazines and anthologies, such as the Huffington Post and the University of the Witwatersrand’s Itch Magazine.

A vegetarian, Judy loves her family, cats, exploring the meaning of life, chocolate, cats, rainy days, ancient churches with their ancient graveyards, cats, meditation and solitude. Oh, and cats. Judy loves cats (who already appear to have discovered the meaning of life.)

Her books “The Weight of a Feather & Other Stories” (2013), “a Lamp at Midday” (2012) and “Dancing in the Shadows of Love” (2011) are available, and she is currently researching...more

Average rating: 3.98 · 211 ratings · 126 reviews · 6 distinct works · Similar authors
The Weight of a Feather and...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 37 ratings — published 2013
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A Lamp at Midday
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 36 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Dancing in the Shadows of Love
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Notes from Underground
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The Fall: Tales from the Ap...
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The Fall by Matt Sinclair
" A really enjoyable read for a cold winter's night. Overall the book was a good entertaining read although, as is usual for an anthology, I enjoyed some stories more than others. Flight Plans left me feeling hopeful, while The Last Sacrifice was in... " Read more of this review »
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The Weight of a Feather and other stories by Judy Croome
" Review by Krystal Sital

One of the best books I’ve read in a long time, The Weight of a Feather and Other Stories is a gripping and haunting collection of short stories. It will send you spinning but never, not once, will you be lost or confused. C... " Read more of this review »
I like people too much or not at all. I've got to go down deep, to fall into people, to really know them. Sylvia Plath
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Dark Whispers by Joanne Macgregor
Dark Whispers
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A tense, intelligent thriller that taps into every women's greatest vulnerability: the trust between a woman and her male gynaecologist.

Macgregor has written an entertaining novel about South African psychologist Megan Wright who discovers a female...more
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“How easy it is to be bitter or angry; that's when you're at your weakest! But when you choose to be kind, to forget your hurt, that's when you find within the greatest strength of all.”
Judy Croome, Dancing in the Shadows of Love

“Today's news is tomorrow's history.”
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“I gasp my last sigh and realise how right Tree is: all is as it is, as it is meant to be.”
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“The moment we begin to fear the opinions of others and hesitate to tell the truth that is in us, and from motives of policy are silent when we should speak, the divine floods of light and life no longer flow into our souls.”
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“Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a harder battle.”

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“I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought; and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder.”
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Whispering 'it will be happier'...”
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Ugbomeh Thanks Judy, take care of yourself ok.......

Yvonne Hi Judy! Thanks for friending me!

Hammad Hammad Hello, Judy.
I've just watched Anthony Bourdain's Parts Unknown in South Africa. I have to say, South Africa is a very interesting country. It is a very good episode.

Hammad Hammad Hello, Judy.
Hello from Malaysia.

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Judy Croome All the best for 2012 to you and your family too, Georges!

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