Smorgasbord Bookshelf – Meet the Authors 2022 – Personal Recommendations – #Historical Noelle Granger, #Mystery #Thriller Harmony Kent, #WWII #VichyFrance Paulette Mahurin

Smorgasbord Blog Magazine

In this first feature for the Smorgasbord Bookshelf I am sharing authors whose books I have read and can personally recommend along with one of my reviews for their books.

The first author today, Noelle Granger, captivated my imagination and blew me away with the amount of historical detail in her novel The Last Pilgrim and I can highly recommend the book to those who can trace their ancestry back to those early settlers.

Meet Noelle Granger

Noelle A. Granger grew up in Plymouth, Massachusetts, in a rambling, 125-year-old house with a view of the sea. Summers were spent sailing and swimming. She was also one of the first tour guides at Plimoth Plantation. Granger graduated from Mount Holyoke College with a bachelor’s degree in Zoology and from Case Western Reserve University with a Ph.D. in anatomy. Following a career of research in developmental biology and teaching human anatomy…

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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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16 Responses to Smorgasbord Bookshelf – Meet the Authors 2022 – Personal Recommendations – #Historical Noelle Granger, #Mystery #Thriller Harmony Kent, #WWII #VichyFrance Paulette Mahurin

  1. graze, infinitamente grazie, immensamente grazie per quello che fate quotidianamente per i cani. La vostra dedizione è commovente. Vi auguro una buona vita. Cosimo

  2. Jean-Jacques says:

    Congratulations, once more, for your ongoing and well deserved recognition on all those page turner books you have published. Bravo Paulette for such achievement !

  3. Very nice Paulette 🙂

  4. Congratulations, Paulette.

  5. Priti says:

    A heartiest congratulations to you.❤

  6. vermavkv says:

    Congratulations dear

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