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About dhparker

Christian Missouri Ozarks native author of family-rated fiction

The “Fairy-Tale Mysteries”

Click on book covers for new links to the books. SONG OF HEALING: The Man from the Sea is in the legend, in the prophesy, in little Sarah Macneill’s heart–until the traumatic reality of growing up buries her beloved fantasy. … Continue reading

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The “Fiddling With Murder” Mystery Series

Click on book cover for new links to books. CONSTANCY’S WALTZ, book one.  Constancy Grace Stafford never lived up to her middle name, but stumbling over a corpse turns into her worst trip ever.  Danny Egan, town cop and master … Continue reading

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If only… An Open Letter to Presidential Candidates

Dear Candidate: I’m really tired of hearing or reading rants (by you or your supporters) about how unspeakably horrible your opponents are (implying, of course, that you, and you alone, are perfect). STOP IT! What I need from you is … Continue reading

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Stop it!

Stop. Just STOP! Take a deep breath. Look around you. It’s an ugly picture right now. So much anger, so much irritability, so many chips on so many shoulders. It seems as if every other person is just looking for … Continue reading

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Hissing Light Bulbs

The hype sounded good. • SAVE MONEY ON POWER BILLS!!!! • (You might pay more for each bulb, but) THEY WILL LAST YEARS LONGER!!!! • (They produce 75% less heat, so they are) SAFER TO OPERATE!!!! • HELP THE ENVIRONMENT!!!! … Continue reading

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Truth and Consequences

Used by permission from Forthright Magazine ( Copyright © 2013 by Stan Mitchell “I am the way, the truth and the life” (John 14:6). We live in a time when truth should be up with the whales and bald eagles … Continue reading

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Born Again by John E. Werhan

Jesus in his night-time meeting with the Pharisee Nicodemus establishes one of the foundational doctrines of Christianity. Nicodemus begins by noting that he understood the distinctiveness of Jesus’ teachings and actions. “Rabbi, we know that You have come from God … Continue reading

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A Few Random Thoughts on Political Stuff

How many jobs will be lost if “big business” is destroyed?  How many store shelves will still have items for us to buy if “big business” is destroyed? If government increases taxes (and regulations) on “the rich” to the point … Continue reading

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Danny’s Tune

Available now in trade paperback and various ebook formats from Wings. Also available for Nook and Kindle. REVIEWS “Going home to Ireland is just what Danny Egan needs in order to face his past. Will he find release from the … Continue reading

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Queen Elizabeth’s Jubilee–How Much Do You Know?

I’m reposting this because it’s great fun, as well as being informative. Go to Thepunnery’s blog for more fun posts, including many (of course) punny ones. Diamond Jubilee Quiz Okay, I admit it:  one of my long-time hobbies is the study of … Continue reading

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