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Janet Chester Bly

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Janet Chester Bly is the widow of Award winning western author Stephen Bly. She is author and co-author of 32 books, and contributing author to five others. Janet's hobbies include decorating her home in “country clutter,” shopping for a touch of bling and dressy denim, making holiday wreaths, reading and reviewing inspirational fiction. She is choir director at her church in Winchester, Idaho--elevation 4,200 feet, population 325--situated on the Nez Perce Indian Reservation and home of Winchester Lake State Park. ...more

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"In Trails of Reba Cahill, Janet Bly takes the reader on a poignant, sometimes heartwrenching journey to explore just how deep and wide the Lord’s grace can be. Reba finds out her life is not at all what she thought, and yet she is so much more than h" Read more of this review »
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Karen Tyrrell Thanks Janet for friending,
Please check out my gutsy true story, Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness,
A Teachers eXposé of parent harassment, mental breakdown & Recovery. How did I reclaim my life?
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Cheers,
Karen :)


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