Susan C. Turner

Biography

Susan C. Turner, born in NY and raised in Miami, is the author of the acclaimed Rufus Steele adventure series. She is well known for her delightful picture books, including Benjamin Barley's Button which she wrote and illustrated. Turner is noted for her portrayal of the lives of young people, the challenges they face in growing up, and the decisions they must make in becoming who they are. One of her recent works, Small Black Boxes, a tribute to the men and women who have died in service to our country, and most particularly to the families they leave behind, has received positive reviews from readers and book critic Kirkus Discoveries. Under the name Eve Palmer, she also writes and illustrates a series of ancient folk tales. Her latest work, debuted October 2011, is the third book in the Rufus Steele adventure series: Rufus Steele 1943. She is a sought-after speaker at local schools and libraries.

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Rufus Steele 1943
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Series: Rufus Steele Adventure, Book 3. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 35,650. Language: English. Published: October 11, 2011. Category: Fiction » Historical » General
Third book in the Rufus Steele Adventure Series. The year 1943 finds Captain Rufus Steele and PFC Henry Murphy in the midst of World War II's Italian Campaign--Steele as army surgeon, Murphy as a member of the Corps of Engineers. Though both are assigned to units in southern and central Italy, each man experiences a different type of action and a different view of the war.
Rufus Steele 1940
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Series: Rufus Steele Adventure, Book 2. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 31,770. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2011. Category: Fiction » Adventure » General
Second book in the Rufus Steele Adventure Series. In 1940 in the small mountain farming community of Friendsville, Maryland, Rufus Steele--the town doctor--encounters a part of his past he hoped never to revisit. Amidst the trials and joys of everyday life, he and the people he has come to love meet a sinister character intent on Steele's destruction.
Rufus Steele 1938
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Series: Rufus Steele Adventure, Book 1. Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 27,770. Language: English. Published: October 9, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Adventure
First book in the Rufus Steele Adventure Series. In the small farming community of Friendsville, Maryland in 1938, 14-year-old Henry Murphy and his brothers work hard and fight for their lives. Mysterious, courageous, Dr. Rufus Steele arrives in town to practice medicine. Amidst dangerous circumstances, he proves to be a powerful ally. Strong bonds develop among Dr. Steele and the Murphy family.
Small Black Boxes
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 22,300. Language: English. Published: October 7, 2011. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Family
Small Black Boxes is a powerful novel about life, death, and reaching beyond memories to find healing. Air Force Major Walter Pritchard is killed by enemy fire in Kandahar. As his family copes with his loss, his belongings arrive home in twelve black boxes. His daughter Leah discovers cherished items that recall memories of her father's life.

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