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T.M. Doran

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T.M. Doran is a writer and an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University. Born in Long Beach, California, the author has lived the majority of his life in Michigan.

"Toward the Gleam" is the culmination of 25 years of exploring the history and ideologies of the 20th century, along with a lifelong passion for the mystery genre and "The Lord of the Rings".

www.towardthegleam.com

"Terrapin" is a suspenseful mystery about how choices can profoundly affect our lives, even many years after these choices are made; also, it's a story about abiding friendship and transformation.

www.terrapinmystery.com

T. M. Doran has contributed to the Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, USA Today, New York Times, and the Detroit Free Press.

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Average rating: 3.84 · 385 ratings · 86 reviews · 4 distinct worksSimilar authors
Toward the Gleam

3.92 avg rating — 313 ratings — published 2011 — 4 editions
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Terrapin

3.21 avg rating — 42 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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Iota: A Novel

3.78 avg rating — 27 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Circling the Turtle

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007 — 3 editions
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An update on the sequel to Toward the Gleam. I've considered a number of titles and am pretty settled on The Lucifer Ego. Story editing complete and copyediting underway, meaning the story is close to being ready. Targeting a summer 2018 publishing date. Its own story, but with many links to characters and events in Toward the Gleam. Good time to re-read Toward the Gleam, though not essential t... Read more of this blog post »
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“Experience didn't necessarily point one toward true north.”
T.M. Doran, Toward the Gleam

“Temerity in the presence of evil is not prudence.”
T.M. Doran, Toward the Gleam

“Stoicism, hedonism, and anarchism are, at their roots, urges for control, for the ‘I’ to dominate the other, if not the world. Dependency on any external authority is antithetical to these credos. The movement that promotes utility is a movement to make men, if not certain men, gods. Efficiency for the sake of efficiency, progress for the sake of progress, and advancement for the sake of advancement is a path to deification for these men. The stoic, the hedonist, and the anarchist have more in common than what separates them.”
T.M. Doran, Toward the Gleam

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