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Book excerpt from INTERMARRY, the novel that promises “The conversation on race has begun. Tread carefully.”

Fiona walked into the dark office and put her keys back in her purse. She was about to switch on the lights when a voice out of the darkness said, “Hello.” She nearly jumped out of her skin. “Jesus!” A … Continue reading

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Rhea Harmsen’s novel INTERMARRY will be FREE on Amazon for 5 days starting Dec. 22, 2013

Rhea  Harmsen’s new novel, premiered in november 2013 and is now entering a Free e-book promotion. From Dec 22, 2013 to Dec 26, 2013 readers can download the book from this site on Amazon.com. Happy reading!

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Linda Tirado explained poverty in a way that you can feel it I’ve seen poverty up close. I have friends that are desperately poor. I’ve tried to write about this and tell their story because it makes me hopping mad … Continue reading

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BOOK LAUNCH AGAIN! GOD CREATED WOMEN, the new release from Rhea Harmsen is the novel that debunks the myth that women were born to suffer

A few weeks ago I asked my readers for help in naming my new novel. This plea went out over wordpress and facebook and many of you responded with truly excellent feedback. So, you might be surprised to find that … Continue reading

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Book Launch: INTERMARRY, Rhea Harmsen’s new novel promises, “The conversation on race has begun.”

INTERMARRY a new novel by Rhea Harmsen A strange menagerie in an unlikely setting. Jack Wolinski, a young white architect with a crazy scheme and some maxed-out credit cards. Fiona Reed, a young woman with the brass of a CEO … Continue reading

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The Romantic Protagonist of the 21st Century

  By Rhea Harmsen The romantic protagonist of the 21st century is struggling with isolation, social anxiety and moral angst. He or she swings between manic optimism and hope on the one hand, and the chronic, debilitating questioning of meaning … Continue reading

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Launching a new poetry CD titled Isaiah’s Longing in CD Baby Music Store

Rhea Harmsen & Lee Robinson | Isaiah’s Longing | CD Baby Music Store. Featuring poems written and read by Rhea Harmsen with original music composed by Lee Robinson.

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 50 from THE HARVEST of REASON) At the crack of dawn Maddie slunk down the stairs. She found John in the kitchen nursing a cup of coffee and staring at the floor. How long had he been up? READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-49 in earlier Blogs ) At the crack of dawn Maddie slunk down the stairs. She found John in the kitchen nursing a cup of coffee and staring at the … Continue reading

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Race in America – Journey of the Black Male

Journey of the Black Male   Have you ever seen a black man walk straight? Not shucking nor jiving, not strutting – but straight! It’s a long time coming, this regal gait Takes a lot of shedding, of self loving, … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 49 from THE HARVEST of REASON) It was a rare moment of peace and calm in a storm-tossed, deadline-driven world, when Maddie and John sat down for a late lunch with Maddie’s parents, the day before Thanksgiving. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-48 in earlier Blogs ) Chapter 14 And if he meeteth with injustice he shall have patience… The Seven Valleys It was a rare moment of peace and calm in … Continue reading

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