Kelly Brakenhoff

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As an American Sign Language Interpreter with more than twenty years of experience, she’s worked in college classrooms for fifteen different majors. From traipsing across muddy farm fields, to stomach churning medical procedures, and stage interpreting for famous figures, Kelly’s community interpreting interactions number in the thousands. Unfortunately, once she’s stepped away from the job, she usually forgets 90% of what happened. Which helps her keep confidential information safe, but also makes it really hard to grocery shop for more than 5 items without a written list.

Kelly wants to live in a world filled with peace, love, and joy, where people who can hear learn enough sign language to include deaf people in everyday conversations and
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"An enjoyable read. Interesting characters. And learned some interesting points about the challenges that deaf students have in school. All set in rural Nebraska, a refreshing change from the big city crime novels. Definitely recommend it!"
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"I really enjoyed this. The author clearly understands college politics, life in small town Nebraska, deaf culture, and the anxiety of being new at a job. The plot moves along at a good pace and continues to get more complex as it goes. I recommend..." Read more of this review »
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You Were Always Mine takes readers on a chilling roller coaster ride. How perfect that I finished it before Mother’s Day because the heart of this story is Jessica’s palpable, aching love for her children. The domestic setting reminded me of Hank Phi ...more
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“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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“If you tell the truth, you don't have to remember anything.”
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“Calories don’t count if they’re connected to a celebration. Everyone knows this.”
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