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Janis Susan May
Janis Susan May is a seventh-generation Texan and a third-generation wordsmith who writes mysteries as Janis Patterson, romances and other things as Janis Susan May, children's books as Janis Susan Patterson and scholarly works as J.S.M. Patterson. Formerly an actress and singer, a talent agent... show more

Janis Susan May is a seventh-generation Texan and a third-generation wordsmith who writes mysteries as Janis Patterson, romances and other things as Janis Susan May, children's books as Janis Susan Patterson and scholarly works as J.S.M. Patterson. Formerly an actress and singer, a talent agent and Supervisor of Accessioning for a bio-genetic DNA testing lab, Janis has also been editor-in-chief of two multi-magazine publishing groups as well as many other things, including an enthusiastic amateur Egyptologist. Janis married for the first time when most of her contemporaries were becoming grandmothers. Her husband, also an Egyptophile, even proposed in a moonlit garden near the Pyramids of Giza. Janis and her husband live in Texas with an assortment of rescued furbabies.
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Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 1 year ago
Bert Carmody is a translator who specializes in ancient Egyptian hieroglyphs. He dreams of fame but seems destined to slog through boring grunt work for the rest of his career. Only handsome, young, and athletic guys like Rick Hamilton get the interesting assignments. Nothing in Bert’s life will eve...
Familiar Diversions
Familiar Diversions rated it 3 years ago
Brianna Forte's father would have been the executor of Ralph and Bette's estate, except the same car accident that killed Ralph and Bette also put Brianna's father in critical condition in the hospital. And so Brianna finds herself having to deal with everything on her own...including the one room i...
Bark at the Ghouls
Bark at the Ghouls rated it 3 years ago
GR Cleanup Project. Read in 2011. Bert Carmody is a hieroglyphs translator, working with a team in Cairo amidst the heat and the stench of the poor city. Though he excels at his job, and thinks he’s the best in field, he is continually passed over for the plum projects which are given to his young...
Shiloh Walker
Shiloh Walker rated it 6 years ago
Wow. I'm kinda glad I'm not the knick-knack doll collector. This was a fun, spooky read. A fast read. Liked it a lot.
My Reading Life
My Reading Life rated it 7 years ago
At only 81 pages this was a good creepy little story. Having read quite a lot in this genre, I had a feeling pretty early on that I knew what was going to happen, and I wasn't wrong. However, it's so well done that I didn't care. It was almost like knowing made the journey even better. Like when you...
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