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Marji Laine

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January 16

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Marji is a "graduated" homeschooling mom who's thrilled to avoid the empty nest for a while longer. She lives in the Dallas area with her hubby of 35 years, her twin daughters, and a rescue pup named Rosie (or Madam Barksalot, depending on the day).

When Marji isn't editing or formatting for her authors or writing on her own projects, she leads a ladies' Bible study, works with the women's ministry at her church, and sings alto in the adult choir. As often as possible, she's playing strategy games and card games with friends and family.

She prefers mountains to beaches, dogs to cats, Tex-Mex, white roses, and the Pumpkin Pecan Waffle candle from Bath & Body Works. Her watching preferences include Hallmark mysteries, NASCAR, NFL games, and Pe
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Marji Laine Not exactly writer's block, but my plot got hung up in reality. The things I'd planned just couldn't happen. I set the whole story aside and began pla…moreNot exactly writer's block, but my plot got hung up in reality. The things I'd planned just couldn't happen. I set the whole story aside and began planning another one when the solutions started settling in my mind. Before long, I was able to go right back to the story I had set aside and fix the issues. Now, I'm in the final part of the book, and I already have the next one all laid out.
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Marji Laine I'm never bored! LOL! There is always some story going on in my head!…moreI'm never bored! LOL! There is always some story going on in my head!(less)
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REVIEW: Obsession by Patricia Bradley

Wow! I can breathe again. I’m reading (well, listening to) this series in a mixed-up order, but each book has been so full, with a riveting story, twisted plot, and engaging characters.

Set near the Mississippi River, the story involves likable characters amplified by an amazing vocal performance by Rachel Dulude. I’ve been listening to books more often nowadays. Some, like this one, are SO well do

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Sally Chambers Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Marji!
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Jan Moran Hi Marji:
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