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Desperate Journeys

Desperate Journeys is now available as an exciting new audiobook! https://www.amazon.com/Desperate-Journeys-Suspenseful-Action-Packed-Stories/dp/B07N34GHRN/ref=sr_1_1_twi_audd_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1548955189&sr=8-1&keywords=Russ+Towne+Desperate or http://tinyurl.com/y7r8qq7s “Desperate Journeys by Russ Towne takes listeners on a thrill ride with five gripping stories of suspense where ordinary people face impossibly long odds, conquer fear, and … Continue reading

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Desperate Journeys is Now an e-Book!

For those who prefer reading eBooks, Desperate Journeys is now available in the Kindle format for just $2.99 (or FREE for those subscribed to the Kindle Unlimited Service!) Kindle Version You can also get the 5×8 inch softcover version for only … Continue reading

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Saddled Up and Ridin’ the Trail

With the recent release of Desperate Journeys, Desperate Journeys my book of five suspenseful, action-packed crime stories, I have now saddled up and am ridin’ the trail of writing western stories that will be included in several books of western tales by … Continue reading

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Desperate Journeys

I wanted to give to you the first glimpse of the front and back covers of my latest book, Desperate Journeys. It’s my first book exclusively featuring suspenseful, action-packed crime stories. I plan to release it in softcover format next week. … Continue reading

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My First Novelette

I’m writing a story that has the working title of “Santa’s Helper.” It is an action/adventure/mystery/crime fiction. I hope for it to be my first electronic novelette (defined as a single story that is 7,500 to 17,500 words)/e-novelette. The genesis for the … Continue reading

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It’s Almost Here!

I just sent the file for Palpable Imaginings to the printer. They’ll do a quick review of the format and content, and if they see no issues with either, they’ll send the layout they create of the electronic files of … Continue reading

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An Unbreakable Bond

As I’ve been writing my book, many memories have come to me. Some are funny, some are sweet, and, as in the story below, some are bittersweet indeed. An Unbreakable Bond I frequently write (the old-fashioned pen-and-ink kind) to a … Continue reading

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“You have the heart of a poet” I was told for the longest time But I only recently began to write And became guilty of the rhyming crime. –Russ Towne

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I Just Returned from a Memorial Service of a Man I’ve Never Met

I just returned from a memorial service of a man I’ve never met. He was a distant relative of my elderly father-in-law who would not have been able to go if I hadn’t taken him. The deceased was born in … Continue reading

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