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C.J. Zahner

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Cyndie "CJ" Zahner is a digital-book hoarder, lover of can't-put-down books, runner, author, and Mensa wannabe. That last trait explains the inspiration for her first novel, The Suicide Gene. Her second book, Dream Wide Awake, was inspired during long runs on Presque Isle State Park in her hometown of Erie, Pennsylvania. She is a proud mother of three and an even prouder grandmother of one.

Before becoming a novelist, CJ worked as a grant and freelance writer. Her articles varied from business to women’s health to the paranormal. Her most popular articles can be found on her website at https://cyndiezahner.com/.

In 2015, she began looking at life differently when her brother and his wife were diagnosed with dementia and early-onset Alzheimer
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C.J. Zahner Currently, I'm editing my novel, Project Dream, which is the prequel to Dream Wide Awake. (A reader suggested I write this before the sequel and I…moreCurrently, I'm editing my novel, Project Dream, which is the prequel to Dream Wide Awake. (A reader suggested I write this before the sequel and I thought that was good advice! Thanks Sharon Desser.) Dream Wide Awake's prequel explains what happened to Rachel, Lenny, Todd, John Michael and other Project Dream kids in that Nevada desert. I hope to have this novel published in the spring of 2019.
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To My Husband

If you see Jeff Zahner today wish him happy retirement!


Jeff is going on an adventure.


That’s how we do things in our family. Our oldest daughter, Jessie, inspired this family moto. “What adventure shall we tackle today, Layla?” she asks her two-year-old just about every morning.


And that’s exactly how Jeff is looking at his future. He’s gathered up books he wants to read, Marx toys he wants to or...

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