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Christa Maurice

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Born in Northeast Ohio, Christa has lived on four different continents (including both sides of Asia)and traveled extensively. She has an extremely elaborate fantasy life and has been known to forget that the bands she made up don't exist to the extent that she has shopped for their albums on iTunes.

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Christa Maurice Other than my own, Tom and Sybil from Downton Abbey (which might be because I'm bingeing it right now.) Both of them are very innocent but determined.…moreOther than my own, Tom and Sybil from Downton Abbey (which might be because I'm bingeing it right now.) Both of them are very innocent but determined. Sybil never seems to feel she's in over her head whens he commits to becoming a nurse and forges ahead when it's difficult, so I get the feeling that, as a middle-class housewife in Dublin, she was the same way. Tom is an idealist and he's surprised when the tzar's family is shot and later when that family's house is burned in Dublin and he has to run and leave Sybil behind. He is almost more naive than Sybil and needs her strength. She needs his independence to break free of the suffocating life she's been born to. I would have loved to see a spin off show of their lives in Dublin.

Ask me next week and it might be Ronan Dex and Jennifer Keller on Stargate Atlantis or Georgianna and Darcy from Rhys Bowen's Royal Spyness series (though that might not be until summer because I think that's when the next book is due.)(less)
Christa Maurice I fight it every step of the way. I like to get in a minimum word count every day and if I don't I'm more frustrated than if I have to delete and star…moreI fight it every step of the way. I like to get in a minimum word count every day and if I don't I'm more frustrated than if I have to delete and start over, so fighting is the best of bad options.(less)
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Don’t Say a Word Chapter 6 (draft)

Chapter 6


 


“Hello?” The voice was still as familiar as her own. More.


“Mom?”


The pause lasted a week and an instant. “Taylor?”


“Yes.”


“Sweetheart. I never thought…. Are you all right? I’ve been following your press.” She laughed. “I imagined what I would say so many times and now I don’t know what to say. I’m so sorry.”


Taylor swallowed. She had meant to ask her question and get off the phone, but her m

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“No. Not another dime.” The man at the table said into the phone. “The sucker bank is closed.” Sucker bank. Good one. Alex gestured at the bare table, nothing but the daisy in the little vase in the center and a half empty sugar caddy.”
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Christa Maurice Roxanna wrote: "Christa"

Have you come up with a number yet for 2016 in the amount of books you are hoping to read. Because of my busy schedule lately I went with 10. Hoping to way over kill that commitment."


I don't normally set a reading goal for the year. Some years I read a lot, some not as much. But I have a 3 page wishlist for the library!


Roxanna Christa"

Have you come up with a number yet for 2016 in the amount of books you are hoping to read. Because of my busy schedule lately I went with 10. Hoping to way over kill that commitment.


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