Vera Jane Cook

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Vera Jane Cook Because I have a full time job and days set aside specifically for writing I can't afford to get writer's block. If I feel that I can't come up with a…moreBecause I have a full time job and days set aside specifically for writing I can't afford to get writer's block. If I feel that I can't come up with anything I usually take a walk and think about my book. That helps a lot because I return from the walk with ideas.(less)
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Stillness

I want to hear wind and the rustle of leaves. I don’t want the sun but rather the greyness of rain. I want to hear my thoughts and the sound of my tires on asphalt and the distant laughter of children. I want the time and the silence to remember who loved me. I want […]
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Description: Hearts Upon a Fragile Bough, gritty and mesmerizing, takes its readers through the uncharted territory of eccentric sexuality, murder and prostitution. From the shores of Ellis Island in 1912 to a Miami brothel in the 1930s, to a touching love story, where precarious relationships alters the course of destinies.
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Description: A murder plot in the deep south in the late 1960s and a cast of characters as colorful as a field of wildflowers.

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“Clarissa noticed his eyes, they were like indifferent tides, shielding knowledge of an impending storm”
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“He had become like an old sweater, full of holes but never to be discarded, too many cold nights to find it in the back of a drawer and pull out.”
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Making Connections: 1658. - WHERE THE WILDFLOWERS GROW by Vera Jane Cook 19 104 Feb 04, 2014 05:02PM  
“Evil does not alter easily.....”
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“He stood there breathing hard, getting fat on bad news.”
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“No truth on this goddamn planet ever made its way out of your mouth. If truth was hanging out of your nose you'd blow that goddamn truth bugger into a snot rag and toss it into a fire pit”
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“I am well practiced in avoidance and indifference though the hollowness in my soul resents her absence; I wear the mask I must.”
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