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Carl Purdon lives in Pontotoc, Mississippi with his wife and two of their four children. Pontotoc is halfway between Tupelo, which is the birthplace of Elvis, and Oxford, which was the home of William Faulkner. Since he can’t sing, he writes. Since he’s not an expert on anything in particular, he writes fiction. In February 2012 he released his debut novel, THE NIGHT TRAIN. In June 2013 he released his second novel, NORTON ROAD.


Sequel to The Night TrainComing in 2015It has been almost three years since I released my first novel, The Night Train. Since then it has garnered 38 reviews on Amazon, with an average rating of 4.8 stars. I've received countless comments (Facebook, Twitter, in person), emails, phone calls, and even a lengthy letter from a fellow author who survived child abuse.

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Published on December 06, 2014 08:34
Average rating: 4.60 · 43 ratings · 9 reviews · 9 distinct works · Similar authors
The Night Train
4.54 of 5 stars 4.54 avg rating — 35 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Collected Stories and Poems
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2012
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Norton Road
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Them
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2011
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The Scented Scarf
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Heroin Zombies
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The Street Sweeper
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A Hanging
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Blinders
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For Whom the Bell Tolls
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I really liked it at first, but there were scenes in the middle that seemed to be little more than babbling. Enough to make me almost set it aside a couple of times, but I wanted to finish because it was Hemingway. Overall, it's a good read.
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