#iftheygunnedmedown which picture would they use?

Trending on Twitter: #iftheygunnedmedown which picture would they use?  Read more about the Michael Brown case.  Or is it a case yet? Police are refusing to release the name of the police officer who killed the unarmed black teen.

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“I was off guard the entire way through!”

A recent review of Brambleman, on its Amazon page, from Pat Mason: “Excellent book! I was off guard the entire way through! Grant is an exceptional writer with a vivid imagination. This was a great read, and a great message, although you have to hunt for it.”

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American Hero: Tuskegee Airman Col. Charles McGee

(Photo: Col. Charles McGee and me) It was my great honor to meet an American hero this weekend. While traveling in Missouri, I visited my brother Richard, a retired Sergeant Major in the Missouri National Guard who also holds the honor/duty/burden of being the parade boss for Columbia’s Memorial Day Parade. As part of Memorial Day weekend festivities, the city also hosted…

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“There are very few books that I cannot put down. This was one.”

Book Review “A Real Jewel” lisatompkins I bought this book independently,  Brambleman  by Jonathan Grant is my first review.  While I read this book purely for pleasure, I enjoy well-researched historical fiction, and this was superb. A large story, funny, sad, surprising, truthful, important, and most entertaining,  “Brambleman” takes issue with pervasive, decades-old injustice in the South. Mr. Grant writes from…

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This made my day

My second novel now has 40 reviews on Amazon.com, which seems like a milestone, of sorts. The average rating is 4.5 stars. (It would be 4.6 except for a 1-star review from a hater who lowered her rating to spite me rather than correct errors in her original review, like getting the main character’s name wrong.) Anyway, here’s the the latest review of…

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“Sprawling epic”

The latest review on Brambleman’s Amazon page: SPRAWLING EPIC “A little bit mystery. A little bit adventure. A little bit history. A little bit social science. All together, a very well written and entertaining read. Trouble in the Ol…d South is confronted by a writer with his own troubles. Exposing the secrets of the powerful family he married into, and often…

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