R.C. Durkee

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R.C. Durkee is a writer and an artist who blends her love of history, nature and rural life into her creative projects.

The sixth generation to have lived on her family's 180 year old farm, she has raised draft ponies, sheep, cows and crops.

Living on a generational farm ripe with history sparked her interest in early American history, local history, historical places, century barns and buildings and Civil War sites.

Stories handed down have found their way into her essays, short stories and now novels.

RUM RUN is her debut novel.

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R.C. Durkee I am currently working on a Civil War novel. It will be story within a story separated by 120 years.
R.C. Durkee I am presently writing a book about such a mystery that has impacted almost my entire life. It involves soldier in an unmarked grave.
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Rum Run

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A NEW YEAR

It is the beginning of a new year and as of lately, I approach the stoke of midnight on January 1st with cautious optimism.
When I was young, New Year's Eve was a big celebration at my grandparents' home with all the uncles, aunts, cousins and family friends. The home was wall to wall with good chatter, lively games and scrumptious food and desserts. One food, though, baked away in the ov... Read more of this blog post »
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The fictional book world that I might like to be in (that comes to mind first) is Michael Crichton's "Timeline." I am interested in archaeology, anthropology, and history, and "Timeline" has all three interests. It is set in Medieval Times with ca... See Full Answer
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Burke put me right in the bayou. Loved his powerful, descriptive writing. Couldn't put it down and when I did, could't wait to get back to the bayou with Robicheaux and General Hood. Movie didn't do the book justice.
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This is the ghost story I've been looking for. First chapter grabs you. It's a page turner. I look forward to reading more of this author's books.
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Good mystery. Kept me engaged.
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