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Author of psychologically driven fiction, Baker dissects the portals of the mind, from the macabre dysfunction in Magel’s Daughter and Magel’s Ghost, to the profound discoveries in Island Adrift and Ithaka. Nancy exposes the human desire to understand the sacred as well as the profane.
Magel’s Daughter and Magel’s Ghost stem from the need to understand familial dysfunction, particularly the psychological machinations of matriarchal power. The outrageous humor laced throughout the books reflects Nancy’s insights into the Norwegian community in Minnesota.
The Mac Books Trilogy include: Island Adrift, Ithaka, and Gitchee Gume. The central character of the trilogy is Mac who is a modern day Christ figure. The books explore what it would be
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Nancy Baker I break from my routine. Sometimes all it takes is a walk. Other times I need to re-dream the story.
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I recently spent a week with my sister in Grand Cayman. We have an old cottage, and as we like to say, it has character. My sister and I do this trip every year, and every year at the end of the week, I’m left with a mix of wonder and nostalgia.


Typically, our week begins with offering each other unsolicited advise about our respective lives; what to eat, what not to eat. What I think she should do about her brown...nostalgia.


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Sheri Poe-Pape Welcome Nancy! Please spread the word also about my Award-winning Book "Cassie's Marvelous Music Lessons" and the upcoming early chapter book. For boy or girl, ages 3-8,

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Sheri

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Martha Perez Nancy it's nice meeting you! Always nice to have another friend.
Check out my new Novel Broken Pieces you could read 3 Chapters
for free www.marthaperez.info :)


Veronica Dale Thanks for the friending! I feel a kinship with books that are psychologically driven and which contain a Christ figure. Like many of my favorite authors, I believe that spirituality is part of what makes us human. I draw on my background in pastoral ministry to incorporate these elements in what I write. By the way, I liked your last blog post!
---Veronica Dale (Blood Seed and Night Cruiser: Short Stories about Creepy, Amusing or Spiritual Encounters with the Shadow)


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Lynne Lexow Thank you for adding me to your friends list Nancy.


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R.B. Anderson Thanks for befriending me. I believe we are all drawn together for a reason, that will be fun to explore.


message 7: by Nancy

Nancy Baker I've been busy writing the third book of the Mac Triology: Island Adrift, Ithaka, and the one I'm working on now is called, Gitchee Gumee.(Ojibwe for Lake Superior)

Thanks for your interest!


message 6: by bill

bill What an incredible collection of books. It seem that your topics are much more interesting to people than mine (auto-biography).

All the best

Bill


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Verge LeNoir Hey there Nancy,

Thank you for adding me to your friends list.


Prasun Thanks Nancy for accepting my request for friendship. You are invited to visit my blog Green Planet here http://creategreenplanet.blogspot.com/


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King Steelo could you please read my first novel and leave a review??

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PSNRCVE/r...


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Brian Spellman Nice of you to make friends. Why don't you add some excerpts from your books as quotes?


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Tracy Hi Nancy, thank you for adding me to your friend list, Tracy Reed.


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