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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. "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.

Introducing The Duchess of Earl

  An Affectionate Tweak of Regency Novels By Jeff Salter What better time than “free week” at 4F1H to announce my newest novel (and thirteenth published fiction title), The Duchess of Earl — released two weeks ago by Clean Reads. … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather

… is not just a moody, old song By Jeff Salter Yes, it’s also a terrific song, and the best version, in my opinion, is the one with Lena Horne. But it has also been recorded by Etta James, … Continue reading

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History Comes Alive

  Jeff Shaara Writes Like He Was There By Jeff Salter Having always loved history and biography, I’m chagrined to be several years late discovering how well Jeff Shaara can bring both to life. He’s likely best known for his … Continue reading

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Alex Haley Would Not Have Remembered Me

But I met Haley before his name was widely famous By Jeff Salter Having been in the library profession for some 30 years, I’ve had occasion to see, hear, or meet quite a few authors. I’ve written about several of … Continue reading

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Parish Fair Comes to Covington

  A Fair Day All Around By Jeff Salter I’ve actually been to several fairs – on vastly different scales – including the 1962 Seattle World’s Fair and a handful of Louisiana State Fairs, held each year in Shreveport. But … Continue reading

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Caustic Concerns of a Crusty Curmudgeon

  Stuff I’m Sick and Tired Of By Jeff Salter I was mildly surprised to learn that this topic had been one of my suggestions. If I had anything particular in mind when I nominated the topic (several months ago), … Continue reading

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I’m an Open Book

… and I Love Turning Those Pages By Jeff Salter We’re discussing books as gifts this week and the Monday Fox wondered what titles we might give to particular people or for specific occasions. An excellent question, because I love … Continue reading

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