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Shannon McDermott

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Shannon McDermott is the author of the fantasy novel The Valley of Decision, as well as the futuristic The Last Heir. She has written the Adventures of Christian Holmes, a series of humorous detective novellas, and Beauty of the Lilies and Summer Leaves (Sons of Tryas, I and II).

Shannon lives in the Midwest and enjoys coffee, novels, and history.

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Shannon McDermott I have been writing seriously for around ten years - it's hard to say exactly, because it's hard to define exactly. I spend 1-2 years on every novel, …moreI have been writing seriously for around ten years - it's hard to say exactly, because it's hard to define exactly. I spend 1-2 years on every novel, with one major draft that is revised into the finished manuscript.

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In a sign that nature is healing, Disney is once again blitzing the world with Marvel content. Disney released the trailers (and dates!) for its Marvel shows that have been coming and coming and may, in 2021, actually arrive. I will focus our attention particularly on the Loki series, it being an incontrovertible truth of modern American culture that the principal point of the Marvel franchise is

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“They were the truth, so far as I can see."
"But you cannot see very far, and what you do see you do not understand. You do not know the truth.”
Shannon McDermott, The Valley of Decision

“When have I rebelled?"
"When have you ever obeyed?”
Shannon McDermott, The Valley of Decision
tags: faith, obey

“Do you know the secret of my success, Alamiri? It is not that I am a great warrior, or that I am cunning or strong - though all those things are true. The secret of my success is that I am bold enough to do what nobody else dares.”
Shannon McDermott, The Valley of Decision

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Shannon McDermott Sarah Grace wrote: "Thanks for the friend request Shannon! God bless! :)"

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Sarah Grace Grzy Thanks for the friend request Shannon! God bless! :)


Nelson Self Hi Shannon -

Keep up the good work!

Perseverance pays in pursuing your dreams. I wish your family a festive Thanksgiving holiday.

Nelson Self


Nelson Self Virginia Lucille (Nelson) Self
Springfield, Missouri
April 20, 1917 - March 19, 2015


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