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"The Shaman Tree: A Tale of the Tillamook" by Jane Sansregret, published by Dancing Moon Press.

The Shaman Tree: A Tale of the Tillamook

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The Shaman Tree: A Tale of the Tillamook is the story of the Tillamook people seen through the eyes of Tuckwoca, a young Indian woman. The novel begins in 1788 with Tuckwoca’s spirit search and her marriage to Swohas, and ends with her death seventy years later. This imagined tale was written to enliven the relics and research of Tillamook history and customs. Hopefully, the next time you see a hummingbird you will pause and think of Tuckwoca and her people.

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Fish: A Tale of a Novel" by Barry Lawler, published by Dancing Moon Press

Fish: A Tale of a Novel

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Once upon a time—closing in now on 47 years—an idealistic and ambitious young writer began four-fingerdly pecking the keys of a 1961 Remington portable typewriter in search of a novel he was sure he had in him. I am that writer, and Fish is that novel.

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"Flower and Tree" by Sharon Rose

Flower and Tree

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“Why did you do this to us? Why take dying and dead minds and force them on unwilling and random people?” Her voice did not raise, but the few physical items in the room began to shake, and the air took on a distinct smell of sulphur. “Why not just let us live normal lives? Why burden us with this?” Suddenly, the small chamber felt crowded as the rest of the twelve Pseudo-Reincarnated young men and woman appeared behind Cojiñí. So… she would need backup, perhaps?

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Coincidences

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Kathryn Carlson’s gift to her granddaughter, Myndi, for her college graduation is an all-expense-paid road trip for Myndi and her dog, Ginger. It is Grandma Kate’s wish that Myndi’s adventure include numerous historic places throughout the Western United States. The gift is a trip Myndi’s grandmother had always longed to take for herself. But a series of odd coincidences occur along the route that Grandma Kate helped Myndi plan—a journey that eventually leads Myndi to solve a secret that festered for a quarter of a century.

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Catch & Release

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Deep within the majestic Eagle Cap Wilderness of Northeastern Oregon, a handful of vacationers assemble to unwind—in ways both beneficial and detrimental. Family secrets and behaviors forged by unfortunate experiences shed light on current motivations and personalities. Can traits change through the interplay of family and strangers?

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Sideman

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“I’m intrigued by the impact a sudden powerful, traumatic event can have on a seemingly, well-tuned person. I’m interested in knowing how random events can so dramatically influence the course of a life. I explore, ponder, and probe this issue in Sideman.” –Gus Willemin

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Mercy for the Fallen — Legacy of Hope

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When five unlikely misfits cross paths, they quickly find themselves locked in a desperate struggle against the evil behind the chaos that threatens to destroy their world.

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Music to Murder by

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Murphy, Calendar, and their old friend, ex-police chief Lurleen Maxwell, have to deal with this pesky murder thing before Murphy gets his chance to debut his vocal chords. Does he? Do they? Stranger things have happened. And some do.

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Breaking Free

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As a woman approaching her middle years, Janet Ballenger was content as a wife and mother, until the women’s movement of the 1960s brings a sense of excitement and wonder into her life.

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"Riva Beside Me," by Carla Perry

Riva Beside Me: New York City 1963-1966

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Riva’s guardian angel is a wisecracking cynic who would rather be anywhere than imprisoned in Riva’s body. But assignments are not negotiable. The place is New York City. The time: Spring 1963.
“Riva Beside Me” is a novel based on real life, growing up in Manhattan in a dysfunctional family. But the story is one of transition and hope, where humor and love prevail. The story makes it obvious that angels walk among us. The book is a love letter to the real Richard Marvell, who lived at 45 Perry Street in Greenwich Village in the 1960s.

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