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Alan's novel about the AIDS epidemic will be released on World AIDS Day, December 1, 2020. Click here to read the opening chapter.
Click to read opening chapters of Alan's utopian/dystopian novel (unpublished).
“I’ve often wondered, did anything happen to you at that camp?” his mother asked. “You came back…different.”
Four young people are flying to Tokyo. Each is on a personal quest. Chris is looking for love. Sally is searching for an identity (preferably someone else's.) Jason is seeking a God in whom he doesn't believe. Delia is out to reform the world.
Something horrific happened seventy years ago in the Hargraves House, and in her dying moments, Emily Hargraves realizes that she will be leaving "a terrible legacy."

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Book Chat Update

September 2020-A chat with northwest mystery writer Rick E. George

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