MARIE F. MARTIN

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A Granddaughter’s Gift

I was fighting a battle of boredom from staying home with a case of the flu bug. Terrible to spend days and hours alone. My Granddaughter solved the problem by bringing me over a 1000 piece puzzle! Four days later, I started feeling better when I finally got through putting it together. Her plan worked.

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Happy New Year

Snow and ice and cold are here but in a few months spring flowers will bloom again. I am already anxious for green grass and warm days.

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A Fun Memory

I was given the best gift today at lunch with my golfing gals. This is a picture taken in the early 2000s when I first started writing and needed to describe an old wooden cabin. Dick Peterson, a friend from the Whitefish Golf Course who dealt with real estate, and my two golfing buddies, MJ …

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Treasures

Through the years, a spot on my bookcase has gathered treasures. Bryson was a little great-grandson when he brought me two yellowjacket hives as a gift. The boy is a big sixth grader now. The black agate was polished by my dad years ago. The split rock is another gift from Brycen. The oval dark …

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new header for my website.

I had Toni Kerr design a new header for my website, keying on my novel Harbored Secrets. I think she did a great job. Thank you, Toni.

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Ratham Creek

Ratham Creek is free on Kindle downloads 12/30/20-12/31/20. Great time to download and read about a family feud placed in Montana. The year is 1988 and times are hard. Leads to trouble. Ratham Creek – Kindle edition by Marie Martin. Mystery, Thriller & Suspense Kindle eBooks @ Amazon.com. http://www.mariefmartin.com

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Where’s Joe Is Now On Kindle

My new novel WHERE’S JOE is now available on Kindle at $3.99 In the aftermath of World War II, mothers suffered from the loss of their sons the best way they could. Some tried to ease their grief by holding their daughters on a leash so tight it became unbearable. Twenty-three-year-old Reba Bicknell has been …

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Our Souls

Before we joined the Baptist Church, Mom sent us kids to a little white church in Columbia Falls. It was a Pentecostal Church of God. The pastor was Brother Arthur, his wife was Sister Mabel, and Mable’s sister, was Sister Rachel. These were fine reserved people, who put up with us kids for the sake …

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Happy Morning

  Yesterday morning, I opened my kitchen blinds these two bright, shinny, hot air balloons floating over my house. Stepping out onto the back porch, I took a snapshot of this happy way to start a day. http://www.mariefmartin.com

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Too Hot

The Northwestern Montana summer has really warmed up, so instead of fighting the heat on the golf course us golfing buddies cruised all the way along the shoreline of Whitefish Lake looking at wonderful homes built around it. The speed of the boat kept us cool and we had lots of laughs.  

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