Category Archives: REVIEWS

Whole Brain Radiation

Originally posted on A New Beginning:
I’m done with the radiation treatments – the last one was the day before Thanksgiving. But I’m not happy with how I’m feeling. I feel frail and off balance. As if I’ve aged 20+…

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I know firsthand how the dreaded “C” word coming from an oncologist’s lips can set one’s world into a tailspin

A deeply heartfelt thank you to Craig Furchtenicht for this thoughtful review. A beautiful lesson in living, November 28, 2014 By Craig Furchtenicht (author of Dimebag Bandits) Verified Purchase(What’s this?) This review is from: His Name was Ben (Kindle Edition) … Continue reading

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We are kept in suspense until the final few pages. And while the threat of death is always present, this is actually a positive, uplifting story

From time to time, I post reviews from my book, as a heartfelt thank you to all who have purchased, read, and taken the time to write a review. And, to everyone who has mentioned it to someone, blogged about … Continue reading

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Reader writes, “my mother went through cancer treatment…”

Thank you Chasity Tarantino for reading my book and this very poignant, lovely review. I hope your mother is now doing well. Great read!, November 12, 2014 By Chasity Tarantino This review is from: His Name was Ben (Kindle Edition) … Continue reading

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Snatching beauty from despair

Thank you to all who have purchased my book and taken the time to write a review. I’ve already sent two checks off to Canine Adoption Rescue League. ( http://carldogs.org/)  The tails they are a wagging! Very grateful for all who … Continue reading

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Forensic Psychiatrist Reviews His Name Was Ben

In a private e-mail to me this reviewer, real name changed by the reviewer, wrote that he made a mention about Sara’s brother(with schizophrenia) in the review. He felt he needed to make the statement here as he’s a “psychiatrist … Continue reading

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A reminder of life’s fragile nature and the luck we’ve been given to be alive!

A reminder of life’s fragile nature and the luck we’ve been given to be alive!, October 22, 2014 By TeddyBear Verified Purchase(What’s this?) This review is from: His Name was Ben (Kindle Edition) Ms Mahurin is developing quite a reputation … Continue reading

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Miracles happen even if they are only in your mind and heart

I received this from Fran Lewis (her bio at the end of the review) this morning. It’s long, has spoilers, and is an honor to receive from this highly acclaimed woman. I’m deeply grateful for this. His Name Was Ben: … Continue reading

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A Manly Man ~ truly

Originally posted on Chasing Rabbit Holes:
I saw this and had to share….

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ROTTIE TAZZIE MADE IT TO A READER’S REVIEW

For those of you have been following my blog for a while you know that it was the loss of my 15+ year old rottweiler, one of the great loves of my life, that inspired me to donate all profits … Continue reading

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Thank you J.K. Bevill – Lost Creek Publishing

Kerry Bevill’s blog went silent a few months back but we stayed in touch. He continues to be a wonderfully giving, supportive friend. For all of us who know and appreciate how giving and generous he was in sharing and … Continue reading

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His Name Was Ben (Book Review)

Originally posted on Kev's Blog:
Paulette captures the essence of emotions in gripping story of how two cancer patients find each other and fall in love. It is a tale of highs and lows. It is the sense of…

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How often do we read a narrative that cuts so close, we bleed emotionally?

Extraordinary! Poignant! How often do we really get …, October 2, 2014 By Dr. William K. Fox Verified Purchase(What’s this?) This review is from: His Name was Ben (Paperback) Extraordinary! Poignant! How often do we really get to see, to … Continue reading

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Reviews for His Name Was Ben

I’m so grateful to all who have purchased a copy of my book. And to those who have taken the time to write a review. The profits are going to help rescue dogs. A few of the latest reviews: … … Continue reading

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THE KINDLE BOOK OF HIS NAME WAS BEN IS UP AND RUNNING ON AMAZON

The kindle book has been reformatted and is back up for sale on Amazon. For anyone who purchased the first version and wants it updated, Amazon will do this for free. The errors were not in the text itself but … Continue reading

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AMAZON RANKING: HIS NAME WAS BEN

While the kindle book is being worked on, I just saw that the Amazon ranking started off well. Below is a current screen shot and the next one is a zoom in which shows it’s #12 in books with health/cancer … Continue reading

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Introducing: His Name Was Ben

My book just went live on Amazon paperback and Kindle for anyone interested in reading it. As with The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap profits are going to rescue dogs. His Name was Ben

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“His name was Ben” by Paulette Mahurin

Originally posted on writerchristophfischer:
Today I have the pleasure to announce the long awaited release of Paulette Mahurin’s new book: “His name was Ben”. I absolutely loved Paulette’s first book “The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap”. She responded to my positive…

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An often taboo subject approached with much grace!

I continue to be extremely grateful to those who take the time read my book and to write a review. All the profits have gone to help save the lives of dogs and cats in the first and only no … Continue reading

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Very Different Story Line

  Loved it!, April 24, 2014 By mpchet Verified Purchase(What’s this?) I want to thank all those who have purchased and taking the time to write a review on my book, in the name of tolerance and because profits are … Continue reading

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