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A writer since childhood, I continued writing through college but put literary endeavors on hold to finish medical school and Family Medicine residency training. My medical career established, I returned to writing fiction.

I won a Lefty Award, was nominated for an Agatha Award, and was chosen one of Suspense Magazine's best debuts of 2016.

Raised in the southeast and schooled in the northeast, I migrated to the southwest after a three-year stint in Alaska reminded me how much I needed sunlight and warm weather. After a time in the desert, I missed deciduous trees so I headed northeast to the Chicago area. I completed Southern Methodist University's Writer's Path program in Dallas, Texas. If pushed, I will admit Texas brisket is as good as Ca
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Alexia Gordon Linda wrote: "I see you're reading about the space program. My Dad worked on Mercury/Gemini programs and knew the first seven astronauts and met von Braun. We were in St. Louis at the time and he worked for McDo..."

Unfortunately, I didn't learn much about the space program or Wernher von Braun from reading this book. It was short on evidence and long on conjecture, assumption, and pejorative insinuation. Von Braun was a footnote to the author's opinion about Germans.


message 1: by Linda

Linda I see you're reading about the space program. My Dad worked on Mercury/Gemini programs and knew the first seven astronauts and met von Braun. We were in St. Louis at the time and he worked for McDonnell (now McDonnell/Douglas). I am a HUGE space program fan!!


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