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Ray Garton

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Ray Garton is the author of several books, including horror novels such as LIVE GIRLS (which has a movie in the works), CRUCIFAX, E4 AUTUMN, and THE FOLKS; thrillers like TRADE SECRETS and SHACKLED; and numerous short stories and novellas. He's also written a number of movie and television tie-ins for young readers. He lives with his wife, Dawn, in California.

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Heather Wildman Oh don't mind them. Invisible books are the best kind... they always keep you guessing. ;)

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Lisa Kessler Hi Ray! :)

You're incognito over here... No books, no picture...

Good to "see" you though!

Lisa :)

Rhonda you need books on your shelf! :)

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