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Ann Swann

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Pre-Order TELEPHONE ROAD release date 8/4/20

"You can't always depend on others. Sometimes you have to save yourself."

Stalked, assaulted, and left for dead, Marlena thinks her life is over. Then she meets Destiny and they decide to take matters into their own hands. For these two, justice has a new meaning. It's called revenge.


A former emergency services dispatcher, rock-n-roll radio station secretary, hospital information operator, and grade school teacher, Ann Swann has been many things. Through it all were the words. She's been a writer since her teenage years and began winning fiction awards in college. As a child she grew up much like Stevie-girl in small town Texas. One difference? Ann never got up the nerve to enter the haunted house
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Ann Swann Great question. We were in New Mexico and there was a beautiful little stream with such a rocky bed that the water just seemed to stutter along in fit…moreGreat question. We were in New Mexico and there was a beautiful little stream with such a rocky bed that the water just seemed to stutter along in fits and starts. I used it for the basis of my book and also mention it in other stories.(less)
Ann Swann Hi Lorena, I've always loved suspense. I grew up reading Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock. I loved their collections of short stories. Then I move…moreHi Lorena, I've always loved suspense. I grew up reading Edgar Allan Poe and Alfred Hitchcock. I loved their collections of short stories. Then I moved on to Stephen King, Dean Koontz, and Mary Higgins Clark. Oh, and Jeffrey Deaver. His Lincoln Rhyme novels are packed with suspense.

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“Perhaps - I want the old days back again and they'll never come back, and I am haunted by the memory of them and of the world falling about my ears. ”
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