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Liam Sweeny

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I was born in a rotted wooden shack by the moonlight on a cold winter's night...

Okay, so I was born in a hospital in March on the nation's bicentennial year of 1976. People were partying and I was unleashing bio-terror on my parents every changing time.

Born and raised in the Capital District of New York, Albany and it's environs, I grew up with the pride of knowing that "going to the city" never meant Albany.

I didn't start writing fiction until I got back from Louisiana after Katrina. It took that to launch me from stanzas to scenes.

I've written three Sci-fi/Fantasy novels, a few collections and novellas, and I drifted to old haunts, to the most fun parts of my life - delinquency. So now I write cops and crimes.

I like making great charac
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Okay, so I stayed home on Black Friday. I also stayed home on "Grey Thursday" (a.k.a. Thanksgiving) and unfortunately, I'll be online on Cyber Monday (but with the tax office, so I should be okay.)

Whew! Police pepper-sprayin' folks in an Odessa, TX Walmart, some melee in a mall somewhere that involved a Taser... a shopper's taser, not a cop's... And ya know what? No one got arrested in that las... Read more of this blog post »
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Les Johnson These books are made for walking! http://sarahbookpublishing.com/produc...


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Liam Sweeny Zoë wrote: "Hi Liam. Thanks so much for Friending me. So, what's next up on your TBR pile?"

Haven't figured that out yet. Haven't been on Goodreads in a while. Still uploading my own already-read list.


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Zoë Sharp Hi Liam. Thanks so much for Friending me. So, what's next up on your TBR pile?


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