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Robert Germaux

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Both my parents were readers. I’m talking stacks-of-books-on-their-nightstands readers. So it’s no surprise that at an early age, I, too, became an avid reader. Everything from sports books (especially baseball) to Nancy Drew to the Hardy Boys to almost anything about distant and exotic places. And although I’ve always enjoyed putting words on paper, the writer in me didn’t fully emerge until I retired after three decades of teaching high school English. I quickly wrote two books aimed at middle school readers, at which point my wife urged me to try a novel for adults. As is usually the case, Cynthia’s idea was a good one. Over the next few years, I wrote several books about Pittsburgh private eye Jeremy Barnes. (I’m working on getting my J ...more

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Small Talk

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The Backup Husband

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Susan Barton’s Emotional Paramedics grabbed me right from the start, which I must admit was a pleasant surprise. After spending three decades teaching English in inner-city high schools, I have seldom come across an author who manages to successfully ...more
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