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Thursday, February 22, 2018

Larry Farmer

Larry Farmer

Born in Harlingen, Texas, on October 7, 1948, where I grew up on a cotton farm. I graduated from Harlingen High School in 1966. I have two degrees from Texas A&M. I served both as a United States Marine, and also in the Peace Corps. I lived abroad almost twenty years, mostly in Europe, and travelled around the world. I returned to Texas in time to raise my children.

Seeing Gail Again

Seeing Gail Again

Fiction, Historical, Romance

Jericho, a Marine war veteran, returns to his roots in Texas after serving in Vietnam only to face the war at home. The antiwar movement that demonized him and his ilk. He needs to sort through his life and stumbles upon a Shangri-la type place called the Lake District of England. There is peace and serenity in these lakes. And a girl. A beautiful, soulful girl that he meets while working in the restaurant of a luxury hotel. Gail is deep and intellectual, a mother earth type that gives him peace inside. But when the Yom Kippur War breaks out in Israel, he abruptly leaves her to help the beleaguered Jewish state while seeking his Jewish identity. Neither Jericho nor Gail ever forget the depth of their love and years later meet to pursue the feelings that never left them.

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I Will Be The One

I Will Be The One

Fiction, Historical, Romance

 

Following his stint as a Marine during the Vietnam war, James needs something beyond the mundane conformity of his life in Vicksburg, Mississippi. As he enters the Peace Corps, a political reformer named Benigno Aquino is gunned down in the turbulent Philippines, half a world away. James has no idea fate will interweave events for him to witness the overthrow of a dictatorship and the miracle of a bloodless revolution. Lois has joined the Peace Corps to explore the world outside her staid Ohio upbringing. As a teacher in a remote village she totes her own household water from a distant source, learns to accept locals wandering through her hut at all hours, and even becomes accustomed to gunfire in the jungle night. But when the visit of a suspected spy to her village threatens their lives, she and her friend James must make a decision of lasting import.

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My Journey Into The Oncoming Holocaust

My Journey Into The Oncoming Holocaust

Fiction, Historical, Romance

 

It's a long way from Texas to the Middle East. But when Olivia's husband Max sees his American Dream flounder in the post-911 world, she follows him back to his home in Lebanon. Just in time for the Arab Spring.

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