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5 STAR RATING from the creator of the DEXTER TV series

December 10, 2016 by James Hawk (Register to contact)

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Clyde Phillips, the creator of the "DEXTER" TV series, gave my new short story on Amazon/Kindle a 5 STAR RATING. The story is "TO beta-VANVERDEN AND BACK" and it's about two astronauts who undertake a momentous intergalactic mission to reclaim the former glory of their civilization. Here is the link to it's Amazon/Kindle page:
https://http://www.*****/****(147) 956-XXXX &sr=8-1&keywords=to+beta-vanverden+and+back


July 15, 2012 by Steven Robinson (Register to contact)

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