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Brian Robert Smith

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Oshawa, Canada
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A few years ago I lost my job…
It had been because of corporate downsizing and bailouts; a financial crisis—however you want to look at it. Basically, though, it all had come down to the same thing. I'd lost a career that, up until that point, I'd spent my whole adult life doing. It was what I'd gone to school for. It gave me financial security. From it, I felt confidence when I asked my wife to marry me. We've had children. We've enjoyed a North American, middle class lifestyle. But suddenly, all I had seemed in jeopardy, because I'd lost my job…

Before this day, I had started writing. It had been years before that in fact, and I had completed many stories. Somehow, I had found the creativity within me that had been locked away from the dile
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Brian Robert Smith Hi Jay. I'm working feverishly on it at 1,000 words a day. I should have it done by the end of April. With May for editing and formatting, I'm looking…moreHi Jay. I'm working feverishly on it at 1,000 words a day. I should have it done by the end of April. With May for editing and formatting, I'm looking at a June release.(less)
Brian Robert Smith Hi Jay: I happy to hear you're enjoying Purified. My next -- Sins of a Priest -- is done and is in copy edit now. The e-book will be on Amazon in…moreHi Jay: I happy to hear you're enjoying Purified. My next -- Sins of a Priest -- is done and is in copy edit now. The e-book will be on Amazon in December. I'll let you know since I'll be looking for reviews before I start advertising it. Thanks for your interest.

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"Nice light quick reading book. It reminds us the joys and insecurities of being a teenager. This book is funny and the actions are unexpected. Quite an enjoyable read! "
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message 17: by Pam

Pam Brian ~

Life has taken me hostage and has kept me away but I just want to say, THANK YOU for the gift of your friendship! Looking forward to sharing Great Reads with you in 2017 ❤muah❤




**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time!


message 16: by Pam

Pam Looking forward to sharing Great Reads with you in 2016 ❤muah❤




**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time!


message 15: by Pam

Pam

**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you.


message 14: by Nancy

Nancy Patterson Is your book available in Kobo format?!


message 13: by Theresa

Theresa I would like a ebook or pdf format.


message 12: by Theresa (last edited Apr 16, 2014 07:00PM)

Theresa Thank you for the invite. I would love to read your book. My email address is theresa10moss@frontier.com
I will give you a review here on Goodreads and on Amazon. Again thank you for your generous offer! I would like an ebook or pdf.


message 11: by Brian

Brian Smith Thanks Stela: I hope you enjoy it.

Brian


message 10: by Stela

Stela Brian wrote: "Purified by Brian Robert Smith

Awesome "Purified" News!

Purified was voted as April's Book of the Month on Goodreads' Making Connections Group. A special thanks goes out to everyone who voted for..."


Congrats, Brian! I'm looking forward to reading it, too!


message 9: by Brian (last edited Apr 01, 2014 04:22PM)

Brian Smith Purified by Brian Robert Smith

Awesome "Purified" News!

Purified was voted as April's Book of the Month on Goodreads' Making Connections Group. A special thanks goes out to everyone who voted for it. Brian Robert Smith


message 8: by Brian

Brian Smith "Purified" is one of the nominated books on the Making Connections group Book of the Month poll. If you would like to support it, you can vote for "Purified" here: https://www.goodreads.com/poll/show/9...


Kynthos-the-Archer (Kyn) Hi Brian,

Thanks for your friendvite.

Kyn


Lucinda Dear Brian,
Thank you for the friendship request! Your sci-fi novel Purified does look really interesting, and so i would love to take you up on the offer of providing me with a copy for review purposes.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


message 5: by Brian

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Read the reviews here. For a sample, just click on the cover: http://www.amazon.com/Purified-Brian-...


Alejandro Thanks for the friend invite.


Cheryl Landmark Thanks for the friend request, Brian. Your book sounds interesting.


message 2: by Brian

Brian Smith "Purified" is now available on all e-book platforms: Amazon, iBooks, Kobo, Sony Reader, Nook (Barnes & Noble), Diesel, Blio, Flipkart…

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message 1: by Brian

Brian Smith My new thriller, Purified, is now on Amazon, iBooks, Kobo, and Smashwords. You can read the preview here. Just click on the cover...

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