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About jeff7salter

Currently writing romantic comedy, screwball comedy, and romantic suspense. Ten completed novels. "The Duchess of Earl" -- scheduled for Jan. 2015 -- Dingbat Publishing. "The Ghostess & MISTER Muir" -- Oct. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Scratching the Seven-Month Itch" -- Sept. 2014 -- screwball comedy -- Dingbat Publishing. "Hid Wounded Reb" -- part of the Somerset Series -- Aug. 2014 -- Astraea Press. "Curing the Uncommon Man-Cold -- screwball comedy -- Dec. 2013 -- Dingbat Publishing. "Called To Arms Again" -- (a tribute to the greatest generation) -- May 2013 -- Astraea Press "Rescued By That New Guy in Town" (comedic romance) -- Oct. 2012 -- Astraea Press. "The Overnighter's Secrets" (romantic suspense) -- May 2012 -- Astraea Press. Two novellas published so far (both by Astraea Press): "Don't Bet On It" -- April 2014 "Echo Taps" -- June 2013 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.

What I thought I wanted to be (when I was a kid)

… and what I’ve done with my life since By Jeff Salter With the understanding that my career choices in those youngest years were not based on much factual info about the employment fields involved, here are some of the … Continue reading

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Tribute to the Greatest Generation

Called to Arms… Again By Jeff Salter “Grit doesn’t fade away… it just becomes crusty.” With harrowing elements right out of today’s headlines, this story reaches back into the sturdy heartbeat of people raised during the Depression and tested during … Continue reading

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Valen My Tine

By Jeff Salter Before I forget, be sure to pick up your special ** FREE ** download from Amazon – through Feb. 14th only – of the Astraea Press Anthology, Love and Diamonds. Fifteen love stories, fifteen authors — including … Continue reading

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The Shadow Knows

By Jeff Salter This week, we’re all about Ground Hog Day. But since today is already three days past GH Day, I’m shifting the focus from the shadowy activities of that prognosticating rodent… to the larger matter — when will … Continue reading

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From Film to Paper

By Jeff Salter I wanted to steal Angie Schroeder’s cool blog title, “From Screen to Shelf” but I didn’t. This is Part 2 of a two-week focus on books and movies. Last week, we looked at the movies we saw … Continue reading

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After the book, had to see the film

Movies I’ve Watched Because I Loved the Books By Jeff Salter This is Part 1 of a two-week focus on movies and books. Next week, we’ll be looking at books we’ve read because we saw and enjoyed a movie. But … Continue reading

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Spotlight on a Spook

The Ghostess & MISTER Muir By J.L. Salter Imagine being a beautiful ghostess – around 19 years old when you died tragically … 100 years ago. All that time basically trapped between two worlds and confined in the old hotel … Continue reading

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