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Greg Jolley

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Greg Jolley (also published under Gregory French) earned a master of art in writing from the University of San Francisco. He is the author of sixteen novels and one collection about the fictional, film industry-based Danser family. He currently lives in the Very Small town of Ormond Beach, Florida

Greg also writes under the pseudonym "Gregory French" the latest title being, "The Girl in the Hotel"

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Greg Jolley I wanted to explore the life as lived after a person makes a significant change in her or his life. So often, we spend a great deal of time and energy…moreI wanted to explore the life as lived after a person makes a significant change in her or his life. So often, we spend a great deal of time and energy planning and enacting a big life change and that is often the story told. I wanted to look at other side of change.(less)
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Danser

3.50 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2014 — 2 editions
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Dot to Dot (Danser, #2)

3.73 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2015 — 2 editions
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Where's Karen (Danser, #4)

4.33 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2017 — 3 editions
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Murder in a Very Small Town...

2.94 avg rating — 18 ratings — published 2016 — 5 editions
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The Amazing Kazu (Danser, #3)

3.83 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2016 — 2 editions
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View Finder

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Malice in a Very Small Town...

4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2018 — 5 editions
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Interview with Greg Jolley

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April 8th, 2020


Interview with Greg Jolley
  
For those interested in exploring the subject or theme of your book, where should they start?

Anyone who wants to read odd crime fiction can open a Danser novel and start their adventure. The books are not a series; the only constant is that each is about a member of that strange and e... Read more of this blog post »
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Perfidia by James Ellroy
I love Ellroys work. His is a truly original voice. Perfidia is now on my To Read list.
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"This one intrigued me with its promise of a tale set among the movie making business. For some reason, those usually have a nearly irresistible appeal for me. Plus it was short enough to comfortably take a chance on a new author. The book tells a..." Read more of this review »
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A stunning, beautiful and frightening journey. Once again, Mr. Larson has written a story that causes a reader not to just wonder how it will end, but also regret that the book must end at all.
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The Parrots Perch
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This is an important book told with by the brave and honest Karen Kleit. Both a horror story and a journey to healing and justice, made all the more compelling as the story is true. Ms. Keilts voice is a rare
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“Darlin'? You want perfect? Go watch a movie."
- Bonnie (almost a Danser)”
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“Nonsense. God is watching."
- Baby Ruth, as she drinks from a pitcher of sea water. From the novel, "Cream of the Wheat.”
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“Despite my ghoulish reputation, I really have the heart of a small boy. I keep it in a jar on my desk.”
Robert Bloch

“The man who smiles when things go wrong has thought of someone to blame it on.”
Robert Bloch

“She was the only one left, and she was real.
To be the only one, and to know that you are real - that's sanity, isn't it?
But just to be on the safe side, maybe it was best to keep pretending that one was a stuffed figure. Not to move. Never to move. Just to sit here in the tiny room, forever and ever.
If she sat there without moving, they wouldn't punish her.
If she sat there without moving, they'd know that she was sane, sane, sane.
She sat there for quite a long time, and then a fly came buzzing through the bars.
It lighted on her hand.
If she wanted to, she could reach out and swat the fly.
But she didn't swat it.
She didn't swat it, and she hoped they were watching, because that proved what sort of a person she really was.
Why, she wouldn't even harm a fly...”
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Greg Jolley Majenta wrote: "Hello, Greg! Thanks for contacting me. Congratulations on your publishing success! Have a good week.

Best wishes from Majenta"


Thank you - we do live in good and interesting times!
Greg


Majenta Hello, Greg! Thanks for contacting me. Congratulations on your publishing success! Have a good week.

Best wishes from Majenta


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