Gail M. Baugniet

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Over the years, reading and writing were an integral part of my eclectic employment history as an Insurance Underwriter, Statistical Coder, and Claims Adjuster; as a Professional Realtor; as a Police Reservist and Part Time Peace Officer; and finally, as a Security Dispatcher. During this time, I also composed short stories and haiku poetry for private enjoyment.

Now that there is time to write novels, my lifetime experiences offer plenty of background material for a planned mystery series. My first Pepper Bibeau mystery, FOR EVERY ACTION There Are Consequences, is set in Chicago's Loop and introduces Hawaiian-born Pepper Bibeau as an Insurance Investigator whose assignments sometimes lead her into a mystery maze of murder! In the second nov
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Gail M. Baugniet Write about what interests you. Enjoy the research, and get your story down on paper without excess concern for grammar or detail. Once you've written…moreWrite about what interests you. Enjoy the research, and get your story down on paper without excess concern for grammar or detail. Once you've written the story, you can add all the delicious details, develop the characters, and embellish the plot line during the editing process.
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Gail M. Baugniet It's NaNoWriMo time again. I am working on my next Pepper Bibeau mystery. Also, I am in the editing stage of a short story for a Hawai'i mystery…moreIt's NaNoWriMo time again. I am working on my next Pepper Bibeau mystery. Also, I am in the editing stage of a short story for a Hawai'i mystery anthology. Both stories are set in Honolulu so I don't have far to go for my research!(less)
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FOR EVERY ACTION There Are Consequences (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: 26-year old Pepper Bibeau deals with a few unresolved personal problems while she plugs away at her new job as an insurance investigator for a Wisconsin-based company. Ten months out of the Army after a 12-month tour of Vietnam with the Army Nurse Corps, she experiences what was once referred to as "shell shock" or "combat fatigue." Pepper also begins to question her decision to have relatives in Hawaii raise her son. Her latest investigation takes her to Chicago where she witnesses the devastating consequences of one person's greed.
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Linda Heavner Gerald Gail, I would love for you to read my latest book, Enchanted. It rated #17 for a while on Amazon but I don't have the base to keep it there long. I sent the link in case you are interested:

http://amzn.to/29iZ43G

Thank you. Linda


message 12: by Maria

Maria Lynch Thank you for being my Goodreads friend.


message 11: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Gail. Thanks so much for Friending me. How's the writing going with you? Love the quotes, btw.


message 10: by Cecilia

Cecilia Robert Hello Gail,

Thank you for the friend request. :)

Happy Writing!
Cecilia


Charlotte Liebel Gail...Thank you for your friendship. Wishing you a great year of writing!

~Charlotte M. Liebel

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message 8: by Jill

Jill Great to meet you here, Gail, and thank you for your friendship.


Carole Gill Hi Gail!
nice to see you here.


Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request!


message 5: by Kenn

Kenn Bivins Gail, thank you for adding me to your awesome cache of friends. I hope that you have the opportunity to treat yourself to PIOUS, a page-turner of a tale about an esteemed man who is confronted with all that he has tried to hide of his past when a registered sex-offender moves into his neighborhood.

Available on Kindle and nook for only $2.99
http://amzn.to/PIOUS4kindle and/or http://bit.ly/PIOUS4nook


message 4: by Gail

Gail Baugniet Tracy, thanks for friending back! The weather in Hawaii is always "82 degrees" although the nights get downright chills during the "winter" months.


message 3: by Tracy

Tracy Thank you for the friend request. It must be wonderful living in Hawaii. I always wanted to visit there.


message 2: by Stacy

Stacy Juba Hi Gail, nice to see you on Goodreads!


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Gail,
Thanks for befriending this fellow mystery writer on Goodreads!


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