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Mary Ellen Hughes Definitely getting feedback from readers - preferably positive feedback. But even thoughtful criticism can be great because it tells me the reader was…moreDefinitely getting feedback from readers - preferably positive feedback. But even thoughtful criticism can be great because it tells me the reader was involved enough in my writing to think deeply about it - always a good thing.(less)
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Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes
"Piper Lamb, the proprietress of Piper's Picklings, once again finds herself solving a murder in the small town of Cloverdale, NY. In this case, the murdered man is none too likeable. Suspects and motives abound. Suspicion is even cast on Piper, he..." Read more of this review »
Scene of the Brine by Mary Ellen Hughes
"I really enjoyed this book. Piper's friend Sugar is crushed when the man she is dating drops her because his family doesn't approve. When his co-worker ends up dead fingers are pointed at Sugar's son. Piper and friends jump in to help to try and f..." Read more of this review »
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