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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Twelve completed novels and five completed novellas. Working with three royalty publishers: Clean Reads, Dingbat Publishing, & TouchPoint Press/Romance. "Size Matters" -- Oct. 2016 "The Duchess of Earl" -- Jul. 2016 "Stuck on Cloud Eight" -- Nov. 2015, "Pleased to Meet Me" (novella) -- Oct. 2015, "One Simple Favor" (novella) -- May 2015, "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014, "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014, "Hid Wounded Reb" -- Aug. 2014, "Don't Bet On It" (novella) -- April 2014, "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- Dec. 2013, "Echo Taps" (novella) -- June 2013, "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013, "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" -- Oct. 2012, "The Overnighter's Secrets" -- May 2012. 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.

Leigh Verrill-Rhys, Guest Fox Redux

Welcome Back, Leigh! By Jeff Salter Leigh was among my first skulk [yes, that’s the correct term ] of Guest Foxes, appearing for Hound Day on April 28, 2011, almost exactly six years ago today. We had 57 comments to … Continue reading

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Now I’m a Believer

Yep… Allergies are Real By Jeff Salter Goodness knows, I have several OTHER medical issues, but I never had the curse of ALLERGIES as a kid. [What little I even heard about allergies made them sound distant and esoteric — … Continue reading

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Living Up in the Trees

In a Tree House… Above all the Strife By Jeff Salter I’ve always loved tree houses and (since childhood) I’ve dreamed of living up in the trees. Well, I never actually made that goal, but I did manage to write … Continue reading

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Where Did All That Come From?

The Stuff That Ends Up In My Truck… and STAYS By Jeff Salter Our specific topic this week is “What do you keep in your [vehicle]?” Well, I’m not so glad you asked that question. Before I reveal any particular … Continue reading

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Guest Fox, Krysten Lindsay Hager

Welcome to 4F1H, Krysten! By Jeff Salter I’m delighted to finally snag Krysten Lindsay Hager to be my Guest Fox here on Hound Day. We’ve known each other since at least December of 2013, when she joined the author family … Continue reading

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Stuck in a minivan, and I’m not allowed to drive By Jeff Salter First of all, I can’t believe this was my topic. What was I thinking? Secondly, I really hate traveling when I can’t drive — there’s nothing to … Continue reading

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Eye-Witness to a Bank Robbery

…And the Resulting Gun Battle in a Small Town By Jeff Salter Hardly had we begun our stroll down the narrow streets of this time-forgotten town in the arid southwestern desert… when out of the small local bank burst four … Continue reading

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