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Crooked Fences: A Novel

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A troubled war veteran battling PTSD returns home to pursue his dream of becoming a police officer. But is he ready?

Experience the life-changing events through the eyes of the main character as he comes to grips with himself, his family, and the community around him.

The night of the ambush changes everything for US Marine Todd Goodson. One moment, he is discussing tactic
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ebook, 2nd Edition Revised, 246 pages
Published May 15th 2020 by COMMON FOLK PRESS
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Michelle
Jan 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Flaws & Self-Reflection

We are all flawed. Whether it be our upbringing or own views. Sometimes in life we need to review why we are and if its who we really are. And the make the the changes we need to be who we need to be.
J.M. Triangle
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Really enjoyed this novel.

Completely different than what I'd usually read, but so glad that I did.

I enjoyed Todd's transformation in the novel and how C.J. developed the character.

It's wonderful to read C.J.'s development as a writer, and I eagerly await his next novel!
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Mar 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A wonderful story! Todd's transformation from a broken man filled with anger and hate to a man that learned forgiveness and acceptance was truly inspiring. ...more
Shirley McAllister
Who am I? What is my purpose?

This is a book that needs read. It is a book about a young veteran returning home with PTSD. This is something that many suffer from and it is highly misunderstood.

This book starts in Afghanistan with four Marines, best friend, Thomas, James, Todd and Tucker on a mission they are hit by a roadside bomb. Thomas and James are instantly killed, Tucker is in critical and Todd walks away with minor injuries. After Todd returns home to New York he learns that Tucker has l
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