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Kobo Book Store

Honor Above All is now available at Kobo Books. For current special, use code AUGUST35  

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Upcoming Events

2015 Printers Row Lit Fest June 6th Allium Press Booth Book Signing: 1:00 to 3:00pm June 7th Allium Press Booth Book Signing: 12:00 – 4:00pm Historical Novel Society Conference June 26 – 28 I will be attending this conference (they … Continue reading

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Just received this note from a reader. Totally surprised!

Ms.  Bard-Collins A few minutes ago I finished reading Honor Above All.  I enjoyed every line. When a novel can take you away on a mind trip, that you get so wrapped up in it you don’t realize you are … Continue reading

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The Midwest Book Review

Small Press Bookwatch February 2015 “Honor Above All” is an historical novel embedded throughout with meticulously accurate details that bring early 1880s Chicago to life as a backdrop to a fascinating and engaging mystery/suspense story. Exceptionally entertaining from beginning to … Continue reading

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Love is Murder Conference 2/7/2015

Honor Above All has been nominated Best First Novel!

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Historical Novels Review

Chicago history enthusiasts will thoroughly enjoy Honor Above All. Set in 1882, it showcases the city eleven years post-fire when architects Adler & Sullivan and Burnham & Root were rethinking its skyline. Garrett Lyons, a Pinkerton detective and ex-Army man, … Continue reading

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“The Patrol”, by J Bard-Collins

Honor Above All started with a short story titled, “The Patrol”. It was published in a now out of print magazine, Louis L’Amour Western Fiction. Download “The Patrol”, by J. Bard-Collins

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GETTING THE RIGHT RECIPE

I write fiction, historical fiction to be precise. I can even fine tune it to –Historical fiction based in 1880 Chicago with a strong architectural theme. I write about buildings, the men who financed them, designed them, built them and … Continue reading

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