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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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Attack of the critters on Saturday. I watered my garden on Saturday and the peppers, which I’ve shared with you before, and my sunflowers in the front yard, were doing well. Above is a picture my husband took of the sunflowers. They were volunteers, probably planted by the chipmunks, but they looked very nice. On Saturday afternoon, I happened to be looking out of my patio d

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A story set in Asimov’s Foundation universe—I read this book once decades ago and have just finished a reread. The protagonist, Joseph Schwartz, finds himself, through a series of unusual mishaps, finds himself transported thousands of years into the ...more
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An author collection of science fiction short stories—I read this book once decades ago and have just finished a reread. This was a totally worthwhile time spent. I had remembered bits and pieces of these stories all these years—truly a mark of excel ...more
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A story about the 1956 Sinai War, the story covers not only the war, or at least the piece of it the main character, Gideon Zadok, takes part in, but also covers his and his family’s history. Some of the book moved a little slow for me and I wasn’t a ...more
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Smoke & Mirrorz by Cynthia Lucas
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A fantasy romance that I found very readable. Set in the contemporary era, a Jinn and a very human female meet while she’s on the run from an abusive husband. The fantasy part of the story was strong and quite enjoyable. Ms. Lucas deserves the Amazon ...more
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The Last Kind Words Saloon by Larry McMurtry
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If you liked McMurtry’s Lonesome Dove, you’ll like this book. Focusing on Wyatt Earp and his family, and cattle rancher Charlie Goodnight, as well as a host of other characters, We get a glimpse of the early days of the Texas panhandle and Arizona. T ...more
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I’ll have to admit, the book starts off slow. I also didn’t find the main character, Dr. Daniel Lowell very sympathetic. I did like his partner, Dr. Stephanie D’Agostino. The antagonist is a Southern Senator, Ashley Butler who while holding up Dr. Lo ...more
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