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Brad Strickland

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William Bradley Strickland (b. 1947) is the author (or co-author) of over 60 novels and over 60 pieces of short fiction and poetry.

Born in New Hollard, Strickland earned his Ph.D. in American literature from the University of Georgia. He has taught English courses at the University of Georgia, Oglethorpe University, Truett-McConnell College, and, since 1987, at Gainesville State College.

His first novel was 1986's To Stand Beneath the Sun, followed quickly by the books in the Jeremy Moon trilogy.

Strickland has shared co-author credit on many of his books: with his wife, Barbara, on stories in the Star Trek and Are You Afraid of the Dark? properties; and with the late author Thomas Fuller, books in the Wishbone series, involving the popular J
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Fields of Gold, Jim Stephens’s first novel, is a historical romance set during and after World War II. It is meticulously researched and weaves a bittersweet tale of a young man growing up fast under the twin pressures of love and death.

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“The only real nourishment you boys ever get comes from my cooking." - Florence Zimmermann”
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“At least, I’m not as terrible a magician as whoever enchanted that poor cat!
- Mildred Jaeger”
Brad Strickland, The Doom of the Haunted Opera

“Quantum materiae materietur marmota monax si marmota monax materiam possit materiari?”
– Father Foley”
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