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Gregg Bell

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in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
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John Steinbeck, Albert Camus, Fyodor Dostoyefsky

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December 2012


Gregg Bell writes thrillers mostly. Some serious. Some humorous.

A new one! A zany over-the-top humorous thriller. (Read at your own risk.) Just released for a limited-time introductory rate of 99 cents! OOPS-A-NAVY Only on Amazon! https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07BB4YXK5/

She thought he was neurotic. He thought she was psychotic. The Navy thought they were the perfect pair.

Shelby Ryder is a loose cannon. A Kansas farm girl, she became a Navy SEAL to avenge her parents, who were killed on vacation when a Russian sub torpedoed their catamaran. Earl Bernstein, from Chicago, became a SEAL to get away from his over-protective parents. Earl’s the sensitive type. He writes poetry and worries about his teeth enamel eroding.

The Navy thought by pairing t
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Bloody Sunrise

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The Test

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Man of God

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The Find

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I Love You I Kill You

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Louise Hart Thank you for the friend invite, Gregg.


Hazel *Craves the Angst Reviews* Hiya Gregg! Thanks so much for the friendvite! I just finished The Find and LOVED it! Consider me a fan ;) Hope your doing well. Happy Reading/Writing!


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Tess Burton thanks for the add + book recommendation Gregg! have actually been meaning of reading The Stranger for a while now - good to get a bit of a push!


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