By Louise La Jeone
A few “just for enjoyable” tales are integrated in addition to a homicide secret, the phrases to a tune and a “how to” to provide the readers extra variety.
Although the characters within the tales are a composite of the chums and family members the writer grew up loving,, the characters are fictitious and never meant to resemble an individual dwelling or dead."
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Ain't Dead Yet! by Louise La Jeone