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I'm a preacher's kid, raised in Ohio, with two older brothers. My mother was a piano and voice teacher. We moved nine times when I was growing up due to my father's career. I attended Augustana College in Rock Island IL for two years, and then transferred to the University of Missouri-Columbia where I graduated with Bachelors in Journalism and Art. I worked for Christian Board of Publication in St. Louis for five years before becoming a stay at home mother of four and a free-lance author. I have 15 years in Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts and am very proud to be the mother of three Eagles and one Gold Girl Scout. I earned the District Award of Merit for my work leading Cub Scout Summer Day Camp for two years. After that, I did after school care...more

After several trials, I've set up a new web site for my books and blog. I'm now at Take a look at my new page and tell me what you think.
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On Higher Ground
4.8 of 5 stars 4.80 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013
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Stars Shine After Dark
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2001 — 2 editions
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Day Camp in Hawaii
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St. Louis is for families
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Created in Faith
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Stars Shine After Dark (Romance)
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Description: Mona Poole has been an actress since she was a child. She wants to lead a more normal life and decides to take some time off and go to college. At UCLA she meets Timothy Scott, the star quarterback. Everything seems to be going perfectly, except for the gossip in the tabloids. Who is leaking these false stories? When Tim's career ends suddenly, will they be able to cope with the sudden changes, or will jealousy tear them apart?

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"Stars Shine After Dark takes romance beyond the wedding and into the first years of marriage. A football star and a movie star must cope with a tragic...more "
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Think The Way God Thinks
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“Think the Way God Does” by Stacy Y. Whyte is a daily devotion about changing your thinking patterns.
The first devotion is pretty good. “Everybody wants success, and it’s great to have it—but make sure your emphasis is not on material gains. God want...more
Growing Your Own Turtleneck...and Other Benefits of Aging by Martha Bolton
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“Growing Your Own Turtleneck” by Martha Bolton is a collection of short, humorous stories on the subject of getting older. A seasoned writer, who wrote for Bob Hope, Ann Jillian and others, the author presents a variety of essays that are amusing and...more
Summers' Love, A Hilariously Funny Cinderella Love Story by Stu Summers
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“Summers’ Love” by Stu Summers is not your typical romance. It’s not a typical Cinderella story, either. And yet, it uses many of the typical clichés that are found in romance and comedy, but not in a typical manner.
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Vineyard City is an imaginary town in the Holy Lands during the Old Testament time period. The city was created by The Owner, who asks for one tenth of each citizen’s profit as a defrayment. The people and the temple have been misusing the offerings,...more
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“Everybody else is doing it is an excuse, not a reason. It could be that everybody else isn't, but the Devil is introducing you to the few that are in the hopes that he can fool you.”
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Paula Hrbacek Do you have a blog? I'm interested in swapping press releases about your children's books in exchange for a blog post about Day Camp in Hawaii or my novel, Stars Shine After Dark.

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C.J. Heck C.J. HeckC.J. Heck

Hello Paula,

It's such a pleasure having you for a friend. I am looking forward to learning more about your work! Thank you and best wishes to you.

Warmest regards,

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