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Blood of the White Bear
Blood of the White Bear

Blood of the White Bear


282 Pages, 5 x 8

Trade Paper, $15.95 (US $15.95) (CA $20.95)

Publication Date: October 2013

ISBN 9781608080878

Rights: WOR

Boutique of Quality Books (Oct 2013)
WriteLife Publishing

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2014 Finalist in the Willa Literary Award

This is a book that once closed and last line read, my mind wandered to explore certain character motivations and potential follow-up responses. I don’t think an author has to answer every possibility, art comes into play best when the reader’s own imagination can wander within the story.

Dr. Rachel Bisette is drawn to the Four Corners to lead the search for a vaccine against a lethal pandemic. One elusive indigenous woman, Eva Yellow Horn, carries the gift of immunity. In her search for Eva, Rachel discovers power beyond science, the secret of an environmental disaster, and the truth of her parents' death.

It is part thriller and part mystery but more than that.

Author Biography

A native of Kansas City, Missouri, Marcia Calhoun Forecki is the co-author of the medical thriller, Blood of The White Bear (WriteLife, 2013). Her first book, Speak To Me, was published by Gallaudet University Press and won a book award from the President's Committee on Employment of the Handicapped in 1986. It has been used in deaf education classrooms for many years. Also published by WriteLife, Hurricane Blues and Other Stories, is a collection of Marcia's short stories, some previously published and some new for the collection, including "The Gift of the Spanish Lady," a Pushcart Nominee. Marcia is a senior editor of Fine Lines, a literary journal, and writes a blog for writers and readers at Goodreads.