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Author of 22 published works including The Jade Owl series. Recently Published - The Sapphire Astonishment & The Twinning of Vincent Cassidy --- From my mind to your imagination, let my words touch your heart and soul. Readers Rock!

    

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Readers Rock 

Edward C. Patterson has been writing novels, short fiction, poetry and drama his entire life, always seeking the emotional core of any story he tells. With his eighth novel, The Jade Owl, he combines an imaginative touch with his life long devotion to China and its history. He has earned an MA in Chinese History from Brooklyn College with further post graduate work at Columbia University. Born in 1947, a native of Brooklyn, NY, he has spent four decades as a soldier in the corporate world gaining insight into the human condition. He won the 1999 New Jersey Minority Achievement Award for his work in corporate diversity. Blending world travel experiences with a passion for story telling, his adventures continue as he works to permeate his reader's souls from an indelible wellspring.

His novel No Irish Need Apply was named Book of the Month for June 2009 by Booz Allen Hamilton's Diversity Reading Organization. His Novel The Jade Owl was a finalist for The 2009 Rainbow Awards.

The 20 published books by Edward C. Patterson include No Irish Need Apply, Bobby's Trace, Cutting the Cheese, Surviving an American Gulag, Turning Idolater, Look Away Silence, The Jade Owl (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book I), The Third Peregrination (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book II), The Dragon's Pool (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book III), The People's Treasure (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book IV), In the Shadow of Her Hem (Jade Owl Legacy Series Book V)Southern Swallow Series (Book I - The Academician, Book II - The Nan Tu, Book III - Swan Cloud), Oh, Dainty Triolet, The Road to Grafenwöhr, Come, Wewoka, The Closet Clandestine, Are You Still Submitting Your Work to a Traditonal Publisher? and A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon.

Coming soon: Belmundus (Book I of the Farn Series), Boots of Montjoy (Book II of the Farn Series), The Adumbration of Zin (Book III of the Farn Series), Southern Swallow Series (Book IV - The House of Green Waters and Book V - Vagrants Hollow), Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not,, Dearest Flower of My Heart - Mail Call from Two Generations and Green Folly.

Edward C. Patterson is the proud founder of Operation eBook Drop, a member of Kindleboards, Publetariat, The Independant Author's Guild, The Gay & lesbian Writers and Readers Group. He is a Veteran, US Army 1966-68 and a member of Veteran's Historic Archive Roundtable (Lehigh Valley). He has guest blogged extensively and has appeared on the Bobby Ozuna - Soul of Humanity Show.

 



Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY USA

Accomplishments: NJ Minority Acchievement Award 2000. MA in Sinology, doctoral work at Columbia University. First author to have an on-line internet signing for Surviving an American Gulag.
     



Books

Belmundus by Edward C. Patterson
Belmundus is Book One of The Farn Trilogy, an exciting fantasy epic for those who like to slip through the rabbit hole....
  

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Surviving an American Gulag by Edward C. Patterson
In the days before Don't Ask! Don't Tell, the military had a way to marginalize undesirables. Welcome to the Gulag....
  

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The Jade Owl by Edward C. Patterson
BOOK I of THE JADE OWL LEGACY SERIES In China they whisper about the Jade Owl and its awful power. This ancient stone, commissioned by the Empress Wu and crafted by a mineral charmer, long haunted the folk of the Middle Kingdom until it vanished into an enigma of legend and lore. Now the Jade Owl is found. It wakes to steal the day from day. Its power to enchant and distort rises again. ...
  

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Swan Coud - Southen Swallow Book III by Edward C. Patterson
Third Book in Five Book Series - Southern Swallow - a tale of 12th Century China and the back story for that holy terror, The Jade Owl...
  

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The Nan Tu - Southern Swallow Book II by Edward C. Patterson
Southern Swallow - Book II...
  

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The Closet Clandestine: a queer steps out by Edward C. Patterson
An anthology of 7 poetry books arcing the soul as it stretches toward the horizon....
  

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Come, Wewoka & Diary of Medicine Flower by Edward C. Patterson
The blood of the Cherokee warrior and the dust of the Trail of Tears lingers in every American heart....
  

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A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon and Other Ravings from the Blogosphere by Edward C. Patterson
A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon: a cure for short attention spans...
  

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Oh, Dainty Triolet by Edward C. Patterson
An anthology of previously published novellas....
  

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The Dragon's Pool by Edward C. Patterson
Book Three of The Jade Owl Legacy Series...
  

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Cutting the Cheese by Edward C. Patterson
Just a simple gathering of the Gay & Lesbian Activist Association of New Birch and Sipsboror (GLAABS) and we plunge down a hilarious ride to perdition....
  

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Bobby's Trace by Edward C. Patterson
Do ghosts mourn the living? Come peek inside and know what Perry Chaplin knows....
  

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Look Away Silence by Edward C. Patterson
Martin Powers wanted an ironing board for Christmas. Instead, he got . . . Matthew Kieler, a non-returnable gift, but a gift that kept on giving....
  

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The People's Treasure by Edward C. Patterson
The People's Treasure is the fourth installment in The Jade Owl Legacy Series....
  

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The Academician - Southern Swallow - Book I by Edward C. Patterson
After 37 years in the Making, The Academician – The Southern Swallow – Book I is now available at Amazon.com The author of Jade Owl Legacy Series, Edward C. Patterson, has released the first book in the Southern Swallow Series - The Academician on Amazon.com. This novel of 12th Century China, the product of 30 years work, is a real eye-opener. ...
  

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The Road to Grafenwöhr by Edward C. Patterson
Private Summerson meets his match and much else in the woods near the town of Grafenwöhr....
  

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Are You Still Submitting Your Work to a Traditional Publisher? by Edward C. Patterson
With the new and exciting world of Kindles and Print-on-Demand (POD), Independent Publishing is becoming an enticing choice and a viable alternative to traditional publishing....
  

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No Irish Need Apply by Edward C. Patterson
When it comes to love, in the eyes of the species everything is as right as rain....
  

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Turning Idolater by Edward C. Patterson
We all have a White Whale to follow. It's high time to get to sea....
  

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The Third Peregrination by Edward C. Patterson
Book Two of The Jade Owl Legacy Series...
  

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In the Shadow of Her Hem by Edward C. Patterson
The fifth and final book of the Jade Owl Legacy sees a full battle for life as we know it....
  

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Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not by Edward C. Patterson
Poetry memorializing the events and people of the Pacific War....
  

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Short Stories

How to Play Grusoker
 by Edward C. Patterson
from Belmundus by Edward C. Patterson...


Fishing With Birds
 by Edward C. Patterson
A story from Edward C. Patterson's novel The Academician . . . ...


Dime a Dip
 by Edward C. Patterson
For My grandmother Margaret Elizabeth Cliffe (1904-1987) A story of the generosity of the heart....


Ch'i Lin and the Cup
 by Edward C. Patterson
The wine cup is passed from husband to bride at a traditional Chinese wedding. Poor Ch'i Lin....



Poetry

Out at Second Base
 by Edward C. Patterson
from Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00BZ51YSG...


We Called It Love Day
 by Edward C. Patterson
from Pacific Crimson, WWII poetry by Edward C. Patterson...


His Last Hand
 by Edward C. Patterson
From Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not...


Eruption
 by Edward C. Patterson
A Preview of a Work in Progress - a Collection called Pacific Crimson - Forget Me Not dedicated to the WWII Veterans of the Pacific Theater...


Who Gets the Flag
 by Edward C. Patterson
Who Gets the Flag?...


Courage Inner
 by Edward C. Patterson
from Songs: Not ust Survival - contained The Closet Clandestine: a queer steps out...


U-tsu-li-tsi tsa-du-li-a
 by Edward C. Patterson
Corn Chowder Lullaby from The Dragon's Pool - In Cherokee, with rough translation below it....



Articles

Author icon - Victor Banis reviews The Jade Owl
 by Edward C. Patterson
Victor Banis, author of many novels, including Longhorns and The Deadly Nightshade series reviews The Jade Owl...


Revision Artifacts and Ghosts
 by Edward C. Patterson
Why typos sometimes appear even after diligent editing....


What Readers are saying about The Road to Grafenwöhr
 by Edward C. Patterson
The Road to Grafenwöhr - 5 stars...


My message to the Military Members of Operation eBook Drop
 by Edward C. Patterson
OEBD...


Operation eBook Drop - Update
 by Edward C. Patterson
Update...


Veterans Day
 by Edward C. Patterson
Today is Vererans Day...


What Readers say about Turning Idolater
 by Edward C. Patterson
"Patterson has become an author I look for. Whenever I see he has a new book out, I'm in line to buy it. I'm not gay, but I like people, and his characters are likeable, full of spirit, going places...



News

Smashwors July Sale
 by Edward C. Patterson
Month-long July Sale at Smashwoirds - All my books for FREE at http://www.smashwords.com/profile/view/EdwardCPatterson - Use Coupon Code SW100 upon check out ...


FREE - BELMUNDUS - at Amazon 5/11-5/15
 by Edward C. Patterson
Belumndus is FREE on the Amazon Kindle from 5/11 to 5/15....


FREE 4/6-7 Pacific Crimson
 by Edward C. Patterson
Pacific Crimson FREE this Weekend....


A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon -FREE - April 4th & 5th
 by Edward C. Patterson
BIRTHDAY BASH SPECIAL - FREE Gift for Readers. April 4th and 5th....


Belmundus - Press Release
 by Edward C. Patterson
Author Edward C. Patterson publishes his 21st Title. Belmundus - Book one of the Farn Trilogy....


FREE on January 5th and 6th - Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon
 by Edward C. Patterson
FREE - Today and Tomorrow - January 5 & 6 2013....


FREE at Smashwords until Friday 1/4/13
 by Edward C. Patterson
The Road to Grafenwöhr FREE at Smashwords for Thursday and Friday 1/3 & 4....


Links

Dancaster Creative
Dedicated to showcasing my current works


Author Interview
I gave an Interview on Amanda Young's Romance website, complete with excerpts and covers.

The Bobby Ozuna Show
Come listen to my interview on Bobby Ozuna's Soul of Humanity radio show.


Additional information

News! for FREE: for the 8th of January exclusively on the Kindle, A Reader's Guide to Author's Jargon http://www.amazon.com/dp/B006K66C0K by Edward C. Patterson also support Operation EBook Drop http://blog.smashwords.com/2009/09/smashwords-supports-operation-ebook.html Ed Patterson From my mind to your imagination, let my words touch your heart and soul. My novel No Irish Need Apply was been selected as June 2009 Book of the Month by the Booz Allen Hamiton Diversity Reading Group. My novel The Jade Owl if a finalist for the 2009 Rainbow Awards.

 
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