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Connie Cockrell

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A 20-year Air Force career, time as a manager at a computer operations company, wife, mother, sister and volunteer, provides a rich background for Connie Cockrell’s story-telling.

Cockrell grew up in upstate NY, just outside of Gloversville, NY before she joined the military at age 18. Having lived in Europe, Great Britain, and several places around the United States, she now lives in Payson, AZ with her husband: hiking, gardening, and playing bunko. She writes about whatever comes into her head so her books could be in any genre. She's published sixteen books so far, has been included in five different anthologies and been published on EveryDayStories.com and FrontierTales.com. Connie's always on the lookout for a good story idea. Beware, y
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If you live west of the Mississippi, you know we’re in a severe heatwave and drought. Arizona, where I live, has multiple fires in progress, one, the Backbone Fire https://www.facebook.com/BackboneFireInfo, is just 13 miles from me. Two small towns, Pine and Strawberry, have been evacuated to the town where I live. S

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This is an outstanding collection of the best science fiction from around the planet. If you want to know what the state of scifi is, world-wide, right now, here is where you want to go to find out. I’ll be thinking about these stories for a long tim ...more
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Leopard in Exile is from the Carolus Rex series Book 2. I received this book as a Christmas present, without book 1 but I figured, what the heck, and read it anyway. While I probably missed some great world-building and action, book 2 was just fine. ...more
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How the South Won the Civil War by Heather Cox Richardson
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All I can say is, “Oh! Wow!” A well-researched, but highly readable examination of just how the U.S.A finds itself in its current economic, social, and political turmoil. There were facts in this book that I never learned in my high school history cl ...more
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One of his latest books, my copy is the Ace, July 1988 edition. One of the things I liked most about the story is that many of Heinlein’s characters, from various of his many books, make an appearance. But even if this is the first book of his that y ...more
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Women of Futures Past by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
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A collection of stories by some of the best SciFi writers ever. I wanted to just gobble this book up but I made myself read just one or two at a sitting so I could savor every one of them. These kinds of stories are the reason SciFi is my favorite ge ...more
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Creature in the Night by Connie Cockrell
"Most people fear the dark in some way, whether it be handed-down folklore or the dreaded footsteps approaching behind us. Combine the two and you have the basis for this fun story.

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