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Ripley Patton

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Ripley Patton lives on 22 wooded acres on a lake in Southern Illinois with a cat named Lemmy. Her two young adult children, a daughter and a son, are her favorite people. When Ripley's not out exploring nature and getting her hands dirty, she's usually reading or writing a book.


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“Marcus looked down. “Ah, man! This was my favorite shirt. Who tore it?” he asked, trying to pull the ragged edges together.”
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“Marcus looked down. “Ah, man! This was my favorite shirt. Who tore it?” he asked, trying to pull the ragged edges together.”
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Nicole Thanks for the req - I have added the book to my to-read list :)


Hazel *Craves the Angst Reviews* Hi Ripley! Thanks so much for the friendvite! LOVED Ghost Hand and can't wait to see whats next for Marcus and Olivia! Looking forward to chatting with you. Happy Reading/Writing ;)


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Sadie Forsythe Thanks for the friend request. I have a copy of Ghost Hand and have noticed it's getting good reviews. I just haven't gotten to it yet.


message 2: by Tanya

Tanya Johnson thanks the friend request. I truly loved Ghost Hand and can't wait to read the next book in the series!


message 1: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request! Have a wonderful day!


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