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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy and romantic suspense. Nine completed novels. "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- a screwball comedy -- was released in Dec. 2013 by Dingbat Publishing. "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- was published in May 2013 by Astraea Press. "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" (comedic romance) -- was published in Oct. 2012 by Astraea Press. "The Overnighter's Secrets" (romantic suspense) -- was published in May 2012 by Astraea Press. Co-authored two non-fiction books about librarianship (with a royalty publisher), a chapter in another book, and an article in a specialty encyclopedia. Plus several library-related articles and reviews. Also published some 120 poems, about 150 bylined newspaper articles, and some 100 bylined photos. Worked about 30 years in librarianship. Formerly newspaper editor and photo-journalist. Decorated veteran of U.S. Air Force (including a remote ‘tour’ of duty in the Arctic … at Thule AB in N.W. Greenland). Married; father of two; grandfather of six.

New Release: Hid Wounded Reb

Announcing my newest novel, “Hid Wounded Reb“ A novel in the Somerset Series By Jeff Salter             Everyone has secrets… some just hold theirs tighter. —             Cold secrets are finally warming up… and Kelly can … Continue reading

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We’re sorry, the number you have dialed…

We’re sorry, the number you have dialed… By Jeff Salter This week we’re discussing telephonic mishaps. There are various kinds: wrong numbers, mistaken identities (on either end), or, as some of the Foxes have mentioned so far… getting numbers that … Continue reading

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You think I’m who?

Mistaken Identity By Jeff Salter             We’re blogging this week about mistaken identities… namely whether we’ve ever been assumed to be someone else (presumably somebody famous).             I’ve actually had at least two identities ascribed to me.             In the … Continue reading

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Isn’t that… what’s her name?

Celebrity look-a-likes By Jeff Salter Can’t say I’ve encountered very many people who resembled celebrities in the sum of their parts, but I have seen people with features which remind me of individuals in the headlines. Here’s one example:  I … Continue reading

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Tossing the Apology Flag

When in Doubt, Toss the ‘Apology Flag’ By Jeff Salter It’s been a while since I discussed / clarified a particular image I used in my second published novel, “Rescued By That New Guy in Town”.   Allow me to explain … Continue reading

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Sounds Foreign to My Ear

Phoreign Phrases By Jeff Salter We’re studying foreign phrases this week and after Janette’s list on Tuesday, I didn’t think I had anything to add. Then I remembered a phrase my Dad used to say, occasionally: comme ci comme ça. … Continue reading

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Colorful Expressions

The Richness of Words By Jeff Salter We’re yakking about expressions and/or figures of speech. I won’t try to parse what makes a short set of words one or the other of those categories (or both). I’ll just list some … Continue reading

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