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The Germaine Truth by Duane Poncy and Patricia J. McLean

a multi-blog fiction

The Tales of Germaine, Oregon The Applegate Trail: Susie Applegate is a reporter for The Germaine Truth, the town newspaper, owned and operated by her dad, Howard Applegate. Susie chronicles the stories of the people of Germaine, and with the help of 11 year old Shaherazade Budreau, is determined to solve a 50 year old murder mystery – . . .

An anthology.
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Ride with Madness by psychmum

No one thinks straight in a heatwave.

Ride with Madness is set in the long hot summer of 1995. It opens with Helen Byrne, who yearns for personal freedom in her stifling marriage to the upwardly mobile Malcolm. Her compulsive involvement with ex-prostitute Carla and the flamboyant cult leader Addison threatens to tip all of them into the kind of madness where no one seems to have . . .

A complete novel.
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RIDE WITH MADNESS

Helen tries to reach out to life, but will she find death?

By Fiona Gregory, editor

Jul 7, 2009: So far, 17 chapters have gone down with great ease and enjoyment.

As the story unfolded, the characters found their warmth. Helen breaks out of her prim, cautious existance as a dutiful wife to find what is probably her first genuine friendship in years with people very different from herself. The loyal affection between Carla and Addison is revealed, and Addison himself, however one may feel about his view of religion, emerges as a sincere, idealistic,and ultimately kind (although moody) man. [more . . .]

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THE GERMAINE TRUTH

What Web Narrative Should Become

By amber simmons, member

Dec 7, 2008: I don’t recall how I stumbled across the Germaine Truth, but once I discovered it and realized what it was, I was in love.

As a web professional and web creative, it is especially dear to me when I find people who are truly telling "Net native" stories. And while one could argue that The Germain Truth only translates printed media to the web, I would say it does more than that. Instead of telling one story, The Germaine Truth instead [more . . .]

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