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An Amazon.com review of The Harvest of Reason by Rhea Harmsen

1 of 2 people found the following review helpful   Cerebral Romance, April 2, 2011   By Ebony Sno “Liz”   Amazon Verified Purchase(What’s this?)   This review is from: The Harvest of Reason (Kindle Edition) The Harvest of Reason … Continue reading

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“Why Are There Still So Few Women in Science?” in the N.Y.Times

Interesting article with a lot of supportive evidence for my novel THE HARVEST OF REASON. Why are there still so few women in science?  

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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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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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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 48 from THE HARVEST of REASON) They went to Pasqual’s for dinner and sat at the smallest table in a corner of the terracotta room. A neon cactus flashed in the window. He got a kick out of seeing Maddie plunge into her favorite meal of blue-corn cheese enchiladas. She seemed to become delirious once she put the first bite into her mouth. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-47 in earlier Blogs ) They went to Pasqual’s for dinner and sat at the smallest table in a corner of the terracotta room. A neon cactus flashed in the … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 47 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Maddie and Lisa came up the stairs from the little auditorium in the basement. They had just been down listening to a seminar given by a candidate for assistant professor. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-46 in earlier Blogs ) Maddie and Lisa came up the stairs from the little auditorium in the basement. They had just been down listening to a seminar given by … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 46 from THE HARVEST of REASON) During the next week it seemed that every free moment they could be together held an excitement all its own. Every meal that they could steal together was an attempt to seize life and drain its cup. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-45 in earlier Blogs ) “To the true lover reunion is life, and separation is death…” The Hidden Words   Chapter 13 During the next week it seemed that every … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 44 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Since John had joined their research group, Maddie had been thrown into his company almost constantly. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-43 in earlier Blogs )   Since John had joined their research group, Maddie had been thrown into his company almost constantly. They had been up to Hancock and Arlington … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 43 from THE HARVEST of REASON) John was sitting across the desk from Dr. Gates in his office. The older man leaned forward over his desk, a puzzled look on his face. “John, I don’t understand this, they called me from North Carolina for your reference. I gave you a very good one.” READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-42 in earlier Blogs )   Chapter 12 …until, like Jacob, thou forsake thine outward eyes, thou shalt never open the eye of thine inward being… The Seven Valleys   … Continue reading

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MY FRIENDS CAN READ IT FOR FREE (Excerpt 42 from THE HARVEST of REASON) Half an hour later John was in the den, methodically flipping through channels with the remote control. It was a magnificent room, a perfect blend of plaid, leather and wood. The walls were festooned with African art. He was smart enough to know it was an impressive collection. READ MORE

(If you’re here for the first time check out excerpts 1-41 in earlier Blogs ) Half an hour later John was in the den, methodically flipping through channels with the remote control. It was a magnificent room, a perfect blend … Continue reading

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