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Like Ravens in Winter by Brenda Stanley

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Unexpected twists and one really creepy turn.- Debbie Worten, KUTV

Expertly told story about this crazy news business is a story about us all.- Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Riveting! A real page turner!- Tracie Potts, NBC News

When aggressive television network news producer, Elle McCord, is assigned to Iraq at the beginning of the Gulf War, she feels her career is beginning to take off. But when her mother informs her that her elderly and ill aunt is about to give away the family farm to a mysterious stranger, Elle takes a detour to try and stop the man who is at the heart of it all. 

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I am the author of four novels. All are mystery/thrillers, but with very different characters and settings. Check out the video book trailers through the "Book" tab above.



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I live on a small ranch and I'm the mother of five children, including two sets of twins. I now have seven grandchildren. I write, garden, and do stories for the NBC station here in Idaho.

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