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Brian J. Anderson

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A lifelong resident of Wisconsin, Brian J. Anderson grew up an only child in the Madison suburb of Middleton, spoiled rotten by a childhood filled with outdoor exploits and Midwestern warmth. Armed with a Biology degree from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, he has spent the last twenty-odd years in life science research, including stints in Agronomy, Microbiology and Biotechnology.

Brian had dreamed of writing a novel since the age of sixteen, (give or take) and after innumerable false starts and dead ends--not to mention decades of simmering experience, patience and maturity--found a story that wouldn’t let him go. The Ascent of PJ Marshall, his debut offering, is the culmination of this lifelong quest and the first chapter in his
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Ghosts of Florence Pass

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The SignalThe Signal by Ron Carlson

My rating: 4 of 5 stars


I must confess a soft spot for this book, having backpacked some of the same territory that estranged couple Mack and Vonnie traverse in this short and (somewhat) sweet novel. Carlson does a wonderful job of creating a sense of place and giving the reader enough technical jargon to put them squarely in the...

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“No one can tell what goes on in between the person you were and the person you become. No one can chart that blue and lonely section of hell. There are no maps of the change. You just come out the other side.

Or you don't.”
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“Write hard and clear about what hurts.”
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message 10: by Barry

Barry Lando Have you read the Underground Railway yet? Great historical novel. Also suggest you might be interested in my newest novel, "Deep Strike" about Russian hacking, rogue CIA agents, and a dysfunctional American president"--let me know..


Martha Perez Great meeting you Brian, Welcome to Goodreads :)
Best Wishes


George R. If you would like to download a free E-book copy of my latest mystery/thriller, "Random Acts of Malice," please let me know. www.randomactsofmalice.com .


message 7: by Flora

Flora D. Hi, Brian! Thank you for the friend request, lovely to meet you!


message 6: by Rusty

Rusty Nugent Hello Brian,

How are you doing? I am well.
Please stay in touch.
Read more books.
Rusty


Carole Gill thanks for adding me, Brian


message 4: by A.R.

A.R. Thanks for the add, Brian.


message 3: by Karen

Karen Malena Hello Brian! Thank you for the friend request! Best of luck on your writing!


message 2: by Davee

Davee Jones HI Brian! thank you for the connection, lovely to meet you.


Cassandra Thank you for the friend request.


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