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Jeff Russell

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I am a tale-spinner. My childhood heroes were Jules Verne and Victor Appleton II, architects of fantastic adventures. Hemingway stepped in when I discovered that the trials and triumphs of real people – those with limited physical and financial resources – were even more intriguing than science fiction. Today I try to follow that example with my own characters. They are the ‘you and me’ of the world, ordinary people facing extraordinary circumstances, beaten down perhaps and yet determined to succeed. Invariably they find adventure, romance and self-fulfillment, as should we all.

When not absorbed in the pages of some new author or hammering away at my latest manuscript I can be found living and running in Stowe, VT. Visit my website at www.
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Jeff Russell I'm fortunate in that I usually have more to write about on my mind than time to write. If I'm trying to think of how best to word something then I…moreI'm fortunate in that I usually have more to write about on my mind than time to write. If I'm trying to think of how best to word something then I take a short walk and talk it over with myself. The answer usually pops into my head and if I'm lucky it will still be there when I get home :-)(less)
Jeff Russell The opportunity to be creative at relatively low cost. There are many ways to exercise the creative spirit but few are as convenient as writing.
Average rating: 4.15 · 55 ratings · 32 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Cab's Lantern

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The Dream Shelf

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My latest story - THE GIRL WHO WATCHED OVER DREAMS - is now out there in the ebook ether and available for free for anyone willing to offer a review. If you enjoyed THE DREAM SHELF then I'm sure you'll enjoy this one as well.

Cheers,
Jeff
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The story of a man's quest to uncover his father's hidden past
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3,000 pulses later by Martha  Rhodes
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Real people, plus real lives shattered, plus real triumphs equals inspiration that surpasses even the most powerful fiction. It takes a courageous person to share such a personal and harrowing story, one that begins with a brush with death and contin ...more
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Sailing Solo Alone by J.J. James
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If you are an experienced boatsman then read this book for its clever wit. And if you are not an experienced boatsman but fancy being one someday then read this book for its cautionary wisdom. In a world filled with do-it-yourself guides this ‘How No ...more
Cab's Lantern by Jeff  Russell
" Thanks Trang for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. I'm glad you enjoyed the story.
Cheers,
Jeff
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The Dream Shelf by Jeff  Russell
" Thanks Kristyn for taking the time to write such a beautiful review. I'm so glad you liked the story.

Cheers,
Jeff
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Cab's Lantern by Jeff  Russell
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A romance and thrillling story about Cab, a boat captain wo will take Wicki under his wings to show her around, diving underwater so she can get some data and information for her thesis They will make a beautiful discovery and as the story unfolds..." Read more of this review »
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I’m Jeff – talespinner, avid reader and addicted runner. I have four novels (literary/commercial fiction) out there in the ebook ether and
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" THE GIRL WHO WATCHED OVER DREAMS
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Katrina Hammond wanted to stay home and care for her ailing mother but Gloria refused to let the
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"The Dream Shelf by Jeff Russell is a thrilling and mysterious story about a son trying to figure out who his recently deceased father was in the early years of his life. The Dream Shelf takes the reader on a historical adventure, filled with hards..." Read more of this review »
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The title of this novel – Follow Me – is wonderfully appropriate, as it relates to the story’s connection to seventeenth-century poetry and to a plea on the part of the lead characters to connect with each other over place and time. I believe it is a ...more
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“He helped Vicki with her BCD, tank and weight belt before getting into his gear.”
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