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‘No Substitute For Murder’ by Carolyn J. Rose

The problem with getting your life back on track is that there’s usually another catastrophe hurtling down the rails to knock you off again.

Case in point: in January my attorney fired the final volley in a running gun battle of a divorce that demolished my savings. Living single is lonely but also lower-priced. I figured I’d recoup. After all, I had a good job producing the Rick Rivers Radio Show, the number-one program in Reckless River, Washington.

Until March, when the downsizing axe separated me from my paychecks.

Being jobless isolated me even more then getting divorced, but I qualified for unemployment benefits and my motgage payments were low. I figured I was bound to find another job soon.

But the housing market crashed taking the economy with it.

In August, panicked by gloom-and-doom financial forecasts, I sold my house for an offer I was lucky to get, and moved to a one-bedroom condo. Then, in an effort to hoist myself back onto the rails, I signed on for a stop-gap job one notch above crash-test dummy.

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I can’t remember a time, even as a child, when I haven’t been passionate about books and reading.
I began blogging, when I realised just how many other people out there shared my passion for the written word and I have been continually amazed at the wealth of books that are available and the amount of great new friends I have made, from literally 'The Four Corners Of The World'.

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