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Fiction: Mackinac Island Stories!

Being Ethel (In a world that loves Lucy)

Latest Release- Book Two: Being Dorothy (In a world longing for home)

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Stand alone sequel -

Being Dorothy (In a world longing for home)


Follow Piper Penn as she meets a new couple on Mackinac Island, but are they whom they appear to be? Think James Bond!  Get your copy free in Kindle Unlimited, or as an ebook or paperback.

You can read it alone, but it will be a richer experience if you read Being Ethel first! 

Non-fiction: 5 Easy Steps to a Happy Birthday!  It's free on Kindle Unlimited or you can get it as an ebook! (Paperback link also available below)

This is the book you need if you have ho-hum birthdays, or know people who do. It's a great gift for family, friends, and co-workers, under $10!  Here!

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