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Sharon Wildwind

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Sharon is The Calgary Mystery Lady. Originally from the southern United States, she came to Canada a long time ago. As a child, she read adventure stories, science fiction, and mysteries, and knew more about bush pilots than she did about social graces. It took her a while to realize that the guys always got the best adventures and the best lines, a situation she set out to remedy by making up her own stories.

After a couple of real life adventures—one involving being in the U.S. Army and one working in public health in northern Alberta—she realized it was easier to write about adventurous women than be one. Her Vietnam veterans series takes place in the early 1970s. For her three veterans—two women and one man—returning to civil
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Average rating: 3.77 · 107 ratings · 30 reviews · 7 distinct works
Some Welcome Home

3.97 avg rating — 30 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Soldier on the Porch

3.85 avg rating — 20 ratings — published 2007
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Missing, Presumed Wed

3.47 avg rating — 17 ratings — published 2009
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First Murder in Advent

3.67 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 2006
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Loved Honor More

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Dreams That Blister Sleep :...

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Marathon Writer — Trench Warfare

David Jones (1895 – 1974) was a British painter, artist, poet, and writer. Born into a Welsh family living in England, he spent many years in Wales. In his mid twenties, he converted to Roman Catholicism. His experiences in the Great War as a soldier with the Royal Welsh Fusiliers, religious beliefs, and Welsh heritage helped form his work.


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Murder and Mendelssohn by Kerry Greenwood
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Ah Phryne Fisher. She's up to her usual tricks, this time with choral accompaniment. A rollicking good read.
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An Art of Our Own by Roger Lipsey
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I didn't know much about modern art when I started this book. It was a nice introduction. I can now recognize about a dozen artists' names and know that they belonged to various threads in modern art movements.
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Creative Lettering by Jenny Doh
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Loved this collection of comments and techniques from different letter artists. I found 7 keepers: letter styles I want to practice and experiment with. Great for anyone who wants to see letters in a lot of different ways.
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New Prayer Shawl Companion, The by Victoria A. Cole-Galo
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I'd heard about the prayer shawl movement for several years but didn't know anything about it. This book filled me in. Great range of patterns from one done entirely in garter stitch to a complicated lacy one that I could do only in my dreams. If you ...more
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Sharon Wildwind Liz Zelvin, Sharon's former blog sister, has a September giveaway for copies of her historical novel, Voyage of Strangers. In 1493, 2 young Jews sail for the new world. https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/en...


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