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Robert Wideman and Cara Lopez Lee - Unexpected Prisoner: Memoir of a Vietnam POW

22. Unexpected Prisoner: Memoir of a Vietnam POW by Robert Wideman and Cara Lopez Lee (2016)
Length: 343 pages Genre: Non-Fiction Started: 18 November 2016Finished: 21 December 2016Where did it come from? Many thanks to Samantha at Roger Charlie for sending me a copy of this book to read.How long has it been on my TBR pile? Since 25 October 2016Why do I have it? I like non-fiction and Robert Wideman and Cara Lopez Lee are new authors for me.

Having spent the past three and a half years in the Navy, Lieutenant Robert Wideman was looking forward to returning to America after completing his tour of duty during the Vietnam War. The recent newlywed had big plans and dreams for his future, and was determined to put them into practice as soon as he came back home. With only twenty-seven days left in his tour of duty - on what should have been just another routine bombing run for him - Lieutenant Robert Wideman's plane is shot down and he crashes in a secluded village somewhere in North V…

Introducing Vampire Blood: Prequel to Human No Longer by Kathryn Meyer Griffith!

Hello Everyone! I was delighted to learn that Vampire Blood by Kathryn Meyer Griffith will soon be free to download from Amazon - at least for a short time. Yes, starting in January of next year, Vampire Blood by Kathryn Meyer Griffith will become free to download from Amazon! Vampire Blood by Kathryn Meyer Griffith is the prequel of Human No Longer, whichI had the pleasure of reading and reviewing back in July of 2013. I would advise you all to grab your own copy as soon as possible!


Meet Kathryn Meyer Griffith

Since childhood I’ve been an artist and worked as a graphic designer in the corporate world and for newspapers for twenty-three years before I quit to write full time. But I’d already begun writing novels at 21, over forty-two years ago now, and have had twenty (ten romantic horror, two horror novels, two romantic SF horror, one romantic suspense, one romantic time travel, one historical romance and three murder mysteries) previous novels, two novellas and twelve short stories …

Introducing Christmas Magic 1959: A Short Story From my Childhood by Kathryn Meyer Griffith!

I'm delighted to tell you all that Kathryn Meyer Griffith has recently released a wonderful short story and with the holiday season in full swing, she has decided to offer Christmas Magic 1959: A Short Story From my Childhood for free everywhere through Christmas! I would certainly advise you to grab your own copy while you can!
Meet Kathryn Meyer Griffith
Since childhood I’ve been an artist and worked as a graphic designer in the corporate world and for newspapers for twenty-three years before I quit to write full time. But I’d already begun writing novels at 21, over forty-two years ago now, and have had twenty (ten romantic horror, two horror novels, two romantic SF horror, one romantic suspense, one romantic time travel, one historical romance and three murder mysteries) previous novels, two novellas and twelve short stories published from Zebra Books, Leisure Books, Avalon Books, The Wild Rose Press, Damnation Books/EternalPress; and I’ve self-published my last five novels wi…

Reading Wrap-up For November at Emeraldfire's Bookmark

Hello everyone out there and I hope that you all had a terrific reading month for yourselves. I am known as Emeraldfire around the Internet and this is my new personal reading blog.

Anyway, I started out November with about two hundred unread books lying around the house and ended the month with...umm...uncountable amounts of books unread. All of the books that I acquired this month came from authors, Paperback Swap and Amazon.

Let me try to break down the influx for you:


Changes to the TBR pile

Read from my TBR pile (Yes! I am a reading machine :))
- One of Windsor: The Untold Story of America's First Witch Hanging by Beth M. Caruso

Added to my TBR pile (oh well, you win some and you lose some! :))
- Christmas Magic 1959: A Short Story From my Childhood by Kathryn Meyer Griffith
- The Blue Witch by Joni Parker
- A Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett
- Harriet the Spy by Louise Fitzhugh

Taken off my TBR pile and sent to a new home (Yay! Happy Dance! :))

Well, there it is...t…