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Christine Kling

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in Missoula, Mont., The United States
March 15

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I have spent more than forty years enjoying “simply messing about with boats”―as Rat said to Mole in The Wind in the Willows. I've been a boat wife, mother and captain of my own boat. I've had articles and stories published in many publications including Cruising World, Sailing!, and The Tiller and the Pen, Gulfstream Magazine and Miami Noir. My first four novels are in a series about Florida female tugboat captain, Seychelle Sullivan.

As a techie person, I am intrigued by the fast changes occurring in the publishing industry and I'm trying my hand at self-publishing. I self-published CIRCLE OF BONES, a big international thriller set in the Caribbean, and SEA BITCH, a small collection of four short stories. Thomas & Mercer then offered
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We’re building a boat in Turkey!

I find it difficult to believe that I have let an entire year go by without blogging. I have no excuse other than I have felt like being silent what with all the other noise in the world. I’ve decided it’s time to change that. New year, new blog.


For those of you who have read my book, KNIGHT’S CROSS, you will remember that the book begins with Riley and Cole going to Turkey from Rhodes to visit...

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Marilee I just bought Wrecker's Key for my Kindle. You might want to update your page here at GoodReads... ie, it's already available on Amazon for Kindle. I hope to get reading soon.


Christine Hatfield You have the same name as me


Christine Kling Rick wrote: "Christine, I see great things in your future. Thanks for adding me as a friend. I will find Circle of Bones."

Rick,
Thanks back to you for the friending. Gosh, I hope that a year from now I'll be saying how amazingly clairvoyant you are :-) Now I'm off to find your profile and find out about your books. Thanks!
CK


message 6: by Rick

Rick Reed Christine, I see great things in your future. Thanks for adding me as a friend. I will find Circle of Bones.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Marshall Lubin Hi Christine,

Thanks for being a friend. I just finished delivering a Hunter 50 to San Francisco from San Diego. Nice trip, nasty weather! Saturday night I'm presenting a program on my book, From Boys 2 Men, An Adventure in Paradise to the Mission Bay Yacht Club.


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Beth Hi Christine,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!


Sundang Saputra Hi Christin.. thanks 4 being my friend ya


message 1: by Daniel (last edited Apr 26, 2008 10:32AM)

Daniel
Hi Christine, I've added Wrecker's Key and all your other books to my to-read list -- btw I loved the Florida Keys & Caribbean too.


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