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Brian D. Meeks

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Brian D. Meeks is a graduate of Iowa State University with a degree in Economics. He is the author of the Henry Wood Detective Series and also wrote a book about the 1986-87 Iowa Hawkeyes Men's basketball team titled Two Decades and Counting: the Streak, the Wins, the Hawkeyes Thru the Eyes of Roy Marble."

He lives and writes in Eastern Iowa.

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Underwood, Scotch, and Wry

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Henry Wood Detective Agency...

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Henry Wood Detective: Boxed...

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Secret Doors: The Challenge

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“I take many things seriously. Rudyard Kipling, Harper Lee, Oscar Wilde, and Elmore Leonard are all held in the highest regard. I am dead serious when I discuss the many reasons that Ernest Hemingway’s greatest contribution to literature was his generous decision to take his own life. I will not be sucked into a discussion of politics by people who prefer emotion to reason. The designated hitter is an abomination, and the day pitchers and catchers report is the start of the new year despite what those ill-informed calendar makers might try to tell you.” “I”
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“remember thinking...extra okay." He showed it to her, and she giggled. If there were a better moment in all of recorded history,”
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“There had always been a part of him that suspected this day might come. How long can one be miserable before it loses its appeal? The first day wasn’t the problem, but he knew there was a fair amount of unpleasantness coming if he should choose to ignore the wishes of his mind and body. They would likely retaliate. He”
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Brian Meeks Douglas wrote: "Brian, thanks for your Goodreads friendship!
Douglas from OHIO but in Los Angeles!"


Hey there. :-) I'm just getting to the point where I make Goodreads a part of my daily routine. I'm mostly a Twitter guy, but every week I'm becoming more of a fan.


Douglas Wickard Brian, thanks for your Goodreads friendship!
Douglas from OHIO but in Los Angeles!


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