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Grandpa Ed was badass

Grandpa Ed was badass Yeah. Forgive the word badass, it doesn’t come easy to my generation. But it is, in fact, the word that fits. And I thank the generation that coined it. In 1954 my father, Edward James Howard, … Continue reading

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Book excerpt from INTERMARRY, the novel that promises “The conversation on race has begun. Tread carefully.”

Fiona walked into the dark office and put her keys back in her purse. She was about to switch on the lights when a voice out of the darkness said, “Hello.” She nearly jumped out of her skin. “Jesus!” A … Continue reading

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Book Launch: INTERMARRY, Rhea Harmsen’s new novel promises, “The conversation on race has begun.”

INTERMARRY a new novel by Rhea Harmsen A strange menagerie in an unlikely setting. Jack Wolinski, a young white architect with a crazy scheme and some maxed-out credit cards. Fiona Reed, a young woman with the brass of a CEO … Continue reading

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An Amazon.com review of The Harvest of Reason by Rhea Harmsen

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful   Cerebral Romance, April 2, 2011   By Ebony Sno “Liz”   Amazon Verified Purchase(What’s this?)   This review is from: The Harvest of Reason (Kindle Edition) The Harvest of Reason … Continue reading

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Launching a new poetry CD titled Isaiah’s Longing in CD Baby Music Store

Rhea Harmsen & Lee Robinson | Isaiah’s Longing | CD Baby Music Store. Featuring poems written and read by Rhea Harmsen with original music composed by Lee Robinson.

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 50 from THE HARVEST of REASON) At the crack of dawn Maddie slunk down the stairs. She found John in the kitchen nursing a cup of coffee and staring at the floor. How long had he been up? READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-49 in earlier Blogs ) At the crack of dawn Maddie slunk down the stairs. She found John in the kitchen nursing a cup of coffee and staring at the … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 49 from THE HARVEST of REASON) It was a rare moment of peace and calm in a storm-tossed, deadline-driven world, when Maddie and John sat down for a late lunch with Maddie’s parents, the day before Thanksgiving. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-48 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 14 And if he meeteth with injustice he shall have patience… The Seven Valleys It was a rare moment of peace and calm in … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 48 from THE HARVEST of REASON) They went to Pasqual’s for dinner and sat at the smallest table in a corner of the terracotta room. A neon cactus flashed in the window. He got a kick out of seeing Maddie plunge into her favorite meal of blue-corn cheese enchiladas. She seemed to become delirious once she put the first bite into her mouth. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-47 in earlier Blogs ) They went to Pasqual’s for dinner and sat at the smallest table in a corner of the terracotta room. A neon cactus flashed in the … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 47 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie and Lisa came up the stairs from the little auditorium in the basement. They had just been down listening to a seminar given by a candidate for assistant professor. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-46 in earlier Blogs ) Maddie and Lisa came up the stairs from the little auditorium in the basement. They had just been down listening to a seminar given by … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 46 from THE HARVEST of REASON) During the next week it seemed that every free moment they could be together held an excitement all its own. Every meal that they could steal together was an attempt to seize life and drain its cup. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-45 in earlier Blogs ) “To the true lover reunion is life, and separation is death…” The Hidden Words   Chapter 13 During the next week it seemed that every … Continue reading

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