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Books
· Palo Verde: The Wanted Poster

· The Agent: Murder By Design

· A Teaching Handbook for the Non Teacher ... or I must have been mad to think I wanted to teach

· The Cats' Paw: Blue Death

· The Agent: Murder By Accident

· Daddy's One Acre

· Available Now The Wonderful Day children's book

· The Inspector’s Wife


Short Stories
· G'pa's Romantic Marriage Proposal

· The Door : Part 6 ......................... molly writes

· Adobe Ridge .... part 4 ... Molly Writes

· Palo Verde : the wanted poster

· Adobe Ridge ...... Part 3 ....... Molly Writes

· The Door Part 3..................Molly writes

· The Door part 2.........molly writes

· The Door part 1...........molly writes

· Adobe Ridge.........part 2........................Molly Writes

· Adobe Ridge.....part 1.....Molly Writes


Articles
· Hidden Impact book review

· Junie B Jones Kindergartener

· You and Me, Baby book review

· Fractured Legacy , Charles B Neff

· Seals, Sea Gulls and other Sounds

· Phoning Home Essays

· Van Gogh Book Review

· Timepieces Masterpieces of Chronometry

· Monday Morning Motivation

· Cry of The Fish Eagle


Poetry
· Still Remembering Daddy

· And, I Still Remember Daddy

· I saw my President Weep

· GOOD BYE HELLO First Grade Poetry

· First Grade Spring CINQUAIN

· FIRST GRADE POETRY

· MARCH: Lion & Lamb First Grade Diamante

· LEPRECHAUN First Grade Poetry

· Santachaun . . First Grade

· Thanksgiving

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News
· Molly Martin....................Interviewed by Wendy Laing

· Gigi Phillips....................................Molly's Interviews

· David Furlotte..................................Molly's Interviews

· Common Foe.................................Molly's Reviews

· Maria Osborne Perry........................Molly's Interviews

· Christine Spindler.............................Molly's Interviews

· Dorien Grey.....................................Molly's Interviews

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BROKEN DREAMS.......................... Molly's Reviews

12/6/2000 8:10:00 PM

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Another excellent novel by South Dakota writer Ann Bachman.
BROKEN DREAMS By Ann Bachman
> ISBN 1586971670
> Starlight Writer Publications Available as CD and download www.eclectics.com/annbachman

Twenty five year old Jonilee Hughes found herself alone, penniless and desperate when she approached Rodeo celebrity Bobby Joe Kemp for a job as his housekeeper and nanny. She soon found herself embroiled in a frightening situation complete with the return of a man Jonilee was sure had left her life for good. The life of privation sapphire eyed Jonilee has endured from childhood has left her with an iron will and temper to match. Jonilee and Bobby Joe face danger together before Jonilee discovers everything she had known about her family is not as it seems.

The hidden secret found in Anne Perry’s ‘Breach of Promise’ and JD Robb’s hard boiled Eve Dallas give us an idea of the mystery and grit to be found in author Bachman’s BROKEN DREAMS. This gripping yarn will keep you interested from the first page opener when Jonilee blasts rattlesnakes in the yard at Bobby Joe’s ranch right down to the last page when she meets elderly, wealthy Mr. Fairchild.

The fright felt by Jonilee when she must face an angry reckless figure she has thought long gone is manifest and the anxiety driven behavior of Bobby Joe as he seeks to discover who it is causing them such anguish is something we can all understand. Bachman’s interweaving of her love story into the mystery is skilled and interesting. Her characters, with the exception of Bobby Joe’s son P J I found to be very believable and well thought out. Based on my own experience with kids; taught school, raised sons and was an adult scout leader for more than a decade, I did find PJ’s demeanor and language to be more in line with that of a younger child. PJ is a most likeable kid, is an integral part of the whole and I certainly enjoyed reading about him, just wish writer Bachman had made this youngster age eleven or twelve rather than fourteen.

BROKEN DREAMS is another in the sizeable group, eight to date, of well written novels produced by this South Dakota rancher. We who enjoy thrillers with a bit of romantic twist will find BROKEN DREAMS most satisfying. BROKEN DREAMS is a narrative that will grip you from the opening line and will clutch you tight right on down to the last page. Very perceptive and well recommended.

Learn more about Ann Bachman by visiting www.eclectics.com/annbachman

Reviewed by Molly Martin
Ann Bachman


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· Molly Martin....................Interviewed by Wendy Laing - 7/28/2001 6:49:00 AM
· Gigi Phillips....................................Molly's Interviews - 6/26/2001 1:33:00 PM
· David Furlotte..................................Molly's Interviews - 6/26/2001 10:09:00 AM
· Common Foe.................................Molly's Reviews - 6/26/2001 9:57:00 AM
· Maria Osborne Perry........................Molly's Interviews - 6/24/2001 3:12:00 PM
· Christine Spindler.............................Molly's Interviews - 6/21/2001 1:51:00 PM
· Dorien Grey.....................................Molly's Interviews - 6/13/2001 7:18:00 PM
· Double Trouble ........................... Molly's Reviews - 6/13/2001 10:04:00 AM
· Death on The Cliff Walk' .......... Molly's Reviews - 6/13/2001 8:25:00 AM
· Different Flags ..................................Molly's Reviews - 3/10/2001 4:54:00 PM
· The Ninth Man' ......................... Molly's Reviews - 1/5/2001 4:38:00 PM
· Mable and the Thursday Afternoon Discussion Group.................Molly's Reviews - 1/4/2001 3:33:00 PM
· Since All Is Passing ......................... Molly's Reviews - 1/2/2001 10:39:00 PM
· RIDE OF HER LIFE........................... Molly's Reviews - 12/27/2000 2:47:00 PM
· No Good Without You' ..................... Molly's Reviews - 12/17/2000 1:41:00 PM
· Gold in the Shadow' ........................ Molly's Reviews - 12/14/2000 9:04:00 AM
· Eric Balkan's website........................ Molly's Reviews - 11/3/2000 2:56:00 PM
· Fatal Fortune'................................... Molly's Reviews - 10/31/2000 8:37:00 PM
· Rhythm of Revenge (The) .................... Molly's Reviews - 10/10/2000 2:30:00 PM
· DEAD BIRDS DON'T SING'............... Molly's Reviews - 10/6/2000 3:31:00 PM
· The Inspector's Wife'........................... First in Series - 9/27/2000 5:52:00 PM
· The Wonderful Day........................Children's Picture Book - 9/25/2000 4:07:00 PM
· Contract For Deceit......................... Molly's Reviews - 9/22/2000 10:07:00 PM
· The Inspector's Wife.....................Review on Cadvision - 7/29/2000 2:56:00 PM
· Daddy's One Acre' .......................work created byTomsdattar - 7/20/2000 3:39:00 PM
· The Agent: Murder by Accident.................First in Series - 7/17/2000 7:26:00 PM
· InnerLand: The Door........................... First in Series - 7/2/2000 10:03:00 PM
· The Agent: Murder By Accident...............Review by Robin Baker - 6/24/2000 10:35:00 PM
· Homeless Hound Makes Good..................Sadie's Story - 6/9/2000 11:08:00 AM
· THE INSPECTOR'S WIFE...................Caney Tuesday Readers approve - 6/9/2000 10:59:00 AM

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