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Together Behind Four Walls: A book for a great cause. Compiled by Francis H Powell

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With the sudden arrival of Covid 19 and the introduction of a lockdown, many people might have wondered how they would spend their time.

Writers, poets, and artists decided to express their feelings in words and pictures during this turbulent period. From humor to deep thoughts Together Behind Four Walls captures the many facets of the human spirit during the pandemic.

Proceeds from the book will go to Marie Curie nurses who continued their great work during this crisis.

The book includes some well-known contributors including Wendy Cope OBE, Roger Robinson, John Hegly, comedian, and broadcaster Arthur Smith.

The book can be bought through Goldcrest Books,

Together Behind Four Walls – Goldcrest Books

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Check Out Amazon for Francis Powell's Book: Flight Of Destiny

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A professional acting company, Artists' Ensemble Theater, adapted Fiona's Guardians!

Fiona's Guardians, a vampire novel by Dan Klefstad, gets marquee treatment in an adaptation by a professional acting company, Artists' Ensemble Theater. AET will drop an episode of their Mysterious Journey podcast, based on Fiona's Guardians, on Oct. 12. Listen at the AET website or wherever you get your podcasts.

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MYSTERY AT THE BLUE SEA COTTAGE by Author James Stewart, A True Story of Murder in San Diego's Jazz Age, will be published on 10/05/21 by Wild Blue Press!

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My great news is that my first book, a narrative nonfiction book called MYSTERY AT THE BLUE SEA COTTAGE, A True Story of Murder in San Diego's Jazz Age, will be published on 10/05/21 by Wild Blue Press. It’s about the unsolved 1923 murder of a young interpretive dancer named Fritzie Mann in San Diego, CA. It’s a fascinating murder mystery but this is not a typical true crime book; strong on time and place, it explores larger issues of the day that shaped the case, especially women’s issues that remain pertinent one hundred years later.