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T.K. Thorne’s childhood passion for storytelling deepened when she became a police officer in Birmingham, Alabama. “It was a crash course in life and what motivated and mattered to people.” When she retired as a captain, she took on Birmingham’s business improvement district as the executive director. Both careers provide fodder for her writing, which has garnered several awards, including “Book of the Year for Historical Fiction” (ForeWord Reviews) for her debut novel Noah’s Wife. Her first non-fiction book, Last Chance for Justice, was featured on the New York Post’s “Books You Should Be Reading” list. Her newest nonfiction is Behind the Magic Curtain: Secrets, Spies, and Unsung Whitel Allies of Birmingham's Civil Rights Days. She loves t ...more

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Roses are Stealthy

 

Writer, humanist,
          dog-mom, horse servant and cat-slave,
       Lover of solitude
          and the company of good friends,
        New places, new ideas
           and old wisdom.

Roses are following me around. 

In my first mystery/thriller/crime/urban fantasy, I named my police officer-witch, “Rose.” 

Names are a funny thing. When you give one to a character, it can instantly color them a

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Advance caveat-I wrote this book, so read other reviews for a more unbiased opinion, but I do want to say that I tried to bring my skills as a novelist into play. It is quite a challenging endeavor to write a true story that has the kind of arc and n ...more
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Oz. I loved all the books. The world was so real to me, when I finished the last one and realized I was never going to be able to fly over the Deadly Desert to Oz, I cried like a baby. Not saying how old I was either!
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Do any of the gods care about such things or only that their contracts and agreements are fulfilled?”
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