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Susan Aylworth

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in Mesa, Arizona, The United States



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Susan Aylworth loves books, poems, plays, words in almost all polite forms, and good raspberry jam. Her first book, started when she was nine, "was a rip-off of Black Beauty. I wrote eight whole pages." For her fifth grade career day, she stated her ambition to become "a rich and famous author." Decades later, she is pleased to have achieved the 'author' part of that goal.

A former university professor, she enjoys researching backgrounds and careers for her novels. "It's one way to live many lives all at once." Servant to two spoiled cats, she lives in northern California with her writer husband, Roger. She wishes the kids would visit more often.

Susan loves "travel, great music, and hearing from readers." Reach her at

When you're brain-weary ...

What do you do when you're brain-weary? You know the feeling: you're sleeping enough at night; your daily workouts, if you have them at all, aren't enough to wear you out; still, because of the mental work you're trying to do, you feel exhausted, and it isn't even bedtime yet.

I realized I must have hit that brain-weary, unable-to-think-anymore level recently when I found myself watching a TV... Read more of this blog post »
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Some readers have loved this story and others have found it difficult due to Joe's continuing attachment to his late wife and the fact that he sometimes talks with her as if she is there, imagining what her responses might be. I'm curious how others feel. Anyone?
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Always a Hillerman fan, I had managed to miss this book. When I saw it on someone else's list, I got a copy and began reading. I was immediately entranced.

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