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Independence and the Colonna's...a Corsican connection past and present

My family on my father’s side came to America two generations before the Revolutionary War. There is some evidence that they came originally from Île de Ré, a Hugenot stronghold in France, perhaps for religious freedom  So I suppose stories of independence have always been in my blood. 672 more words

Karen Stephen Author

They saved the best for last...

So there I am,,,the 101st pin on the Pinterest Board listing this year’s Nominees for the American Library in Paris Book Award which is given to the best book of the year in English about France or the French-American encounter. 165 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Beware BAD THINKING AHEAD...

♥ ♥ ♥ BEFORE YOU LOOK UP THAT OLD COLLEGE FLAME ♥ ♥ ♥

PAY HEED TO THIS TRAILER for DEGREES OF OBSESSION 

BUY DEGREES OF OBSESSION… 165 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Roundup for my soul...

banish reluctance
pouty lip
acknowledge god-given gift
faculty to bear
what comes to pass

broad spectrum
fast acting post-emergent
depression-cide

water-soluable
mix with tears

guaranteed control… 24 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Short-listed or short-sighted?

A blog by crime author Mike Craven has inspired me. He writes of his hilarious adventure attending a banquet honoring those short-listed for a crime-writing book award in London. 281 more words

Karen Stephen Author

Tamil --- MY Mother Tongue

I talk in my mother tongue
Tamil being the tongue
I felt at home with my mother
so do I talk in the tongue of my mother… 92 more words

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FREE Kindle DOWNLOAD ~ April 4th & 5th ~ Amazon

The KINDLE version of MOTHER TONGUE will be FREE on Amazon Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015. Stop by SATURDAY or SUNDAY on EASTER WEEKEND and download the eBook either of those 2 days. 205 more words

Karen Stephen Author