Thank you Ms M’s Bookshelf for this very pleasant surprise.

First Chapter, First Paragraph, is a meme hosted by Bibliophile by the Sea. Anyone can play — just copy the first paragraph of the first chapter (or prologue) and include a picture of the book cover. Leave your link at Bibliophile by the Sea. The book I’m dying to start is by a contemporary author […]

via First Chapter, First Paragraph & Teaser Tuesday: The Seven Year Dress by Paulette Mahurin — Ms M’s Bookshelf

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About The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap

The year 1895 was filled with memorable historical events: the Dreyfus Affair divided France; Booker T. Washington gave his Atlanta address; Richard Olney, United States Secretary of State, expanded the effects of the Monroe Doctrine in settling a boundary dispute between the United Kingdom and Venezuela; and Oscar Wilde was tried and convicted for "gross indecency" under Britian's recently passed law that made sex between males a criminal offense. When the news of Wilde's conviction went out over telegraphs worldwide, it threw a small Nevada town into chaos. This is the story of what happened when the lives of its citizens were impacted by the news of Oscar Wildes' imprisonment. It is chronicle of hatred and prejudice with all its unintended and devastating consequences, and how love and friendship bring strength and healing. Paulette Mahurin, the author, is a Nurse Practitioner who lives in Ojai, California with her husband Terry and their two dogs--- Max and Bella. She practices women's health in a rural clinic and writes in her spare time. All profits from her book are going to animal rescue, Santa Paula Animal Shelter, the first and only no-kill shelter in Ventura County, CA, where she lives. (see links below on Ventura County Star Article & Shelter) To find out more please go the The Persecution of Mildred Dunlap on facebook or Amazon or e-mail us at the gavatar addresses. Thank you. (photos: of Paulette, her family, and a reading at The Ojai Art Center, July 2012)
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10 Responses to Thank you Ms M’s Bookshelf for this very pleasant surprise.

  1. tazzielove says:

    Very nice surprise.

  2. A nice and welcome surprise.

  3. natuurfreak says:

    What a fantastic surprise !

  4. Clowie says:

    A lovely surprise for you. And it’s a fun way of sharing books of interest.

    • Hi Clowie. Yes it is a fun way to share. We have such a great and generous cyber community helping each other. Hope all’s well with you and you’re all settled in and getting out now for those great walks of yours. Hug the bipeds from me and my gang. ❤

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