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Goodreads asked Jodie Toohey:

What are you currently working on?

Jodie Toohey My current project is a historical novel set in 1860 in Camanche, Iowa. On June 3rd that year, the town was hit by a tornado which wiped out most of the town. I chose this event because when I was growing up, the lore was that if Camanche (pop. @5,000) wouldn't have been hit by the tornado, it would've grew bigger than Clinton (pop. @35,000). My grandmother also grew up in Camanche and I loved hearing her stories.

In my story, the main character, a teen, is faced with raising her siblings when her parents are killed in the tornado. There's also a murder and romance...

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