Introducing Diana McIntyre, author of Just a Piece of Me

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Diana McIntyre was born in Marianna, Florida. She attended Florida State University, where she received a BS Degree in Speech Communication and English Education. Her MS Degree in Reading is from NOVA Southeastern University, Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Her teaching career began in Bradenton, Florida and ended on Long Island, New York. She is a retired English teacher, now living with her husband in Bradenton, Florida. Just a Piece of Me is her first book.

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Book description…

I Am Not Responsible For That. It was supposed to quench his thirst- nothing like a cool, refreshing glass of lemonade. Sister Net hands it to him. Once Brother Bubba tastes it, he knows that his sister has pulled another one of her pranks…. The grass burns out of control. Toots and Ron Pipe stand transfixed as they watch the huge flames approach the family home…. It appears in the distance as a little black dot. The dot becomes a looming shadow as it moves across the field connected to the Spears home. The siblings seek shelter, but notice that one of the nine is missing. Where is the Bug?…. These incidents are among the many included in Just a Piece of Me, a memoir of laughs, entertainment, and survival as experienced by the Spears clan.

Introducing Evalina Mason, author of The Fish and the Loaves

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Evalina Mason was born to an American soldier and an English war bride in London at the end of WWII. When the war ended they all moved to the United States where she grew up and became an educator. Now retired, she lives in Central Washington with her husband and an interesting assortment of furry friends.


Product description…

Robert’s pleasant and predictable retirement days are totally shattered when his recently widowed sister, Gillian, comes to stay with him while her home is being reroofed. True to form, she leaves no part of his formerly serene world untouched. Hopes of it being a brief visit are dashed when he becomes victim of a churchyard prank and suffers a head injury. Despite his ardent protests, she decides to stay to care for him during his recovery. When a somewhat dubious miracle occurs, Robert gains a bit of relief as Gillian throws herself into helping with the church’s celebration of the phenomenon. Though grateful for the respite, he develops new worries as he sees her welcomed into his circle of friends and blending into the fabric of the village. Will her visit never end?