The Realm of the Chaos Fairy

Swamp Ghosts (2014)

Marcia Meara

Available in Kindle and Paperback: http://www.amazon.com/Swamp-Ghosts-Marcia-Meara-ebook/dp/B00K0QXLCS

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I don’t usually do book reviews, as books are generally this introvert’s only friends, making each read a unique, private journey together. However, I just finished this book that I really liked (although I like 99.9% of the books I read), Swamp Ghosts. Swamp Ghosts initially won me over as it’s written by a fellow born-and-raised Floridian [though she’s a lot less bitter than I am about the changes the influx of snowbirds and tourists are having on Florida (increasing proliferation of mega-homes and McMansions and an unfortunate, growing trend for perfect, albeit toxic, green lawns) and and yet still manages to capture the essence of the Florida I loved as a child.].

The book is set in a small town called Riverbend that is very evocative of  “old Florida” and captures what it was like growing…

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