S. K. Booke
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  • Williston, ND
  • United States
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Williston, ND
About Me:
I'm 51, recently semi-retired. On a whim, I decided on day to sit down and write a mystery. I was bored with the books I had tried to read recently, to the point where I didn't finish them. It occurred to me to give writing a book an honest try. If nothing else, it would give me new respect for what the writers had put into their work.

30 days later, I had a first draft of a crime mystery finished. Since then, I've been reading everything I can get my hands on, hoping to learn all I can before editing the book.

This site looks as if it might be very helpful. I look forward to reading your posts and learning from all of you.
I Am A:
Reader, Writer
Books And Authors I Like:
Lorraine Snelling, Agatha Christie, Edgar Allen Poe
Movies And TV Shows I Like:
Sit-Coms that make me laugh, Steel Magnolias, Pretty Woman

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At 4:56am on August 27, 2009, Preetham Grandhi said…
Hi S.K, I want to introduce you to my debut novel "A Circle of souls" which is a murder, mystery, psychological thriller and a tale of justice and hope. Do visit www.acircleofsouls.com to read more about the book. Make sure you sign up to win an autographed copy of the book. You can also read more reviews by clicking on the More Reviews button at the website. Thanks for your time in advance.

Best regards

Preetham Grandhi

Early Endorsements for “A Circle of Souls”

Linda Fairstein, NYT Bestselling Author: "A fascinating debut - this novel takes the reader to the darkest places in the human soul, from a writer with the authenticity to lead us there. A stunning thriller and an important read."

Judge Judy Sheindlin, star of the Judge Judy Show: "The seminal work of this fine author kept me glued to my chair until the adventure was over and the mystery solved. A great read!"

Book Synopsis:

The sleepy town of Newbury, Connecticut, is shocked when a little girl is found brutally murdered. The town s top detective, perplexed by a complete lack of leads, calls in FBI agent Leia Bines, an expert in cases involving children.

Meanwhile, Dr. Peter Gram, a psychiatrist at Newbury s hospital, searches desperately for the cause of seven-year-old Naya Hastings devastating nightmares. Afraid that she might hurt herself in the midst of a torturous episode, Naya s parents have turned to the bright young doctor as their only hope.

The situations confronting Leia and Peter converge when Naya begins drawing chilling images of murder after being bombarded by the disturbing images in her dreams. Amazingly, her sketches are the only clues to the crime that has panicked Newbury residents. Against her better judgment, Leia explores the clues in Naya s crude drawings, only to set off an alarming chain of events.
In this stunning psychological thriller, innocence gives way to evil, and trust lies forgotten in a web of deceit, fear, and murder.
At 2:37pm on August 16, 2009, S. K. Booke said…
Hoping to spend the winter editing and finish before spring. I'm having a great time spending the summer learning all that I can before starting the editing process.

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