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Susan Furlong is the bestselling author of several mystery series and the forthcoming dark suspense novel, FRACTURED TRUTH, the second book of Bone Gap Travellers series. She contributes to the New York Times bestselling Novel Idea Mysteries under the pen name Lucy Arlington. Susan has worked as a freelance writer, academic writer, ghost writer, translator, high-school language arts teacher, and martial arts instructor. She and her family live in central Illinois. Visit her on Facebook or at www.susanfurlong.com.


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Susan Furlong I'm wrapping up edits on my cozy mystery, War and Peach, 2/2017 (Berkley) and working on a new dark suspense series featuring a PTSD afflicted female…moreI'm wrapping up edits on my cozy mystery, War and Peach, 2/2017 (Berkley) and working on a new dark suspense series featuring a PTSD afflicted female military vet and her working dog. It debuts in 2018 with Kensington Books. (less)
Susan Furlong I don't wait for inspiration. I set a schedule for writing and stick to it. If I waited for inspiration, I probably wouldn't accomplish much writing.…moreI don't wait for inspiration. I set a schedule for writing and stick to it. If I waited for inspiration, I probably wouldn't accomplish much writing. (less)
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1. The Irish Travellers are looked down upon by the local people, despite the fact that many of them have been settled in America for generations. Why do you believe they are discriminated against? What makes the Irish Travellers different from the settled people?

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“Wilco and I would find a body, a young soldier, nothing more than a boy or girl really, and I’d see the marriage that would never be, the kids and grandkids that would never happen, a family tree altered forever. I grew to understand that there was no closure for the heart-wrenching grief felt by those who have loved and lost. They’d hold their sorrow for a lifetime of milestones that would never be. And that realization slowly ate away at me.”
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“Southern Girl Secrets #107: If someone’s tryin’ to bring you down, it’s just ’cause they know you’re above them.”
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“If the burden is too much and stays too long, even love bends, cracks, comes close to breaking and sometimes does break. But when it's in a thousand pieces around your feet, that doesn't mean it's no longer love.”
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“Writing is not always a writer's playtime. It's actually a work in progress. Few understand this and mistakenly believe we're wasting time. But it's never a waste of time when doing what you love.”
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“What's the point of wandering?
to find a better place?
a home?
But the loneliness will always capture me
in its claws
of no tomorrow”
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Beth Hi Susan,
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