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B.J. Thompson

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Barbara Thompson is a retired public relations liaison and currently a Calgary, Canada-based freelance editor and author of three literary/historical novels; No More Blood - Epilogue to the life of Truman Capote & In Cold Blood, Eighteen Minutes to the Beast - a Nixon Watergate Thriller, and Sessions - Predator vs. Shrink Who will survive?

The overriding theme in Barbara's work concerns the process of death, whether it be death of an historical icon, an idea or an event, her works cover those final moments when ultimate truth plays the only role. Barbara’s preferred way to tell a tale is through the Non-Fiction Novel approach; whereby iconic people and/or milestone moments in the past are tweaked and warped ever so slightly to reveal an answ
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Cabin Country Podcast... Cottage Life Wonderfully Revisited...

 

Once in a while I find treasure in this world, as wonderful and precious as an heirloom quilt or a warm cup of Joe on a frosty morn. Something that sticks to your bones, like the feeling you get when you walk up your parent’s driveway, and you know you’re home.

The treasure of which I speak are two men —

[image error]Bjorn Loinstadt and Fud Klugman.

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Description: Morality Tale on the the wages of sin in Washington D.C.
Following My War… (History)
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A White Christmas (History)
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Description: Christmas Eve, 1944, on the French Front Lines.
What Happens When You’re NOT An Alcoholic?! (Humor)
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Description: Burb's foray into the cold, hard truth of NOT following her Irish family's footsteps in becoming an alcoholic.
Ballarat or Bust (Mystery & Thrillers)
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Description: Fictional story of what could have happened to Manson Family murder victim, Sharon Tate, had she and her unborn son Paul Richard, had been given the chance to live on August 9, 1969.
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B.J. Thompson Saleh wrote: "Thanks For The Add,Girl."

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