Shakey Smith

Biography

A resident of Kansas, Shakey embroiders the fabric of rural life, creating beautiful tapestries that are a testament to everyday existence, highlighted with the addition of those globally familiar colorful characters who touch all our lives. A widow, a mother, a Spanish teacher, she draws on all of her own roles and trials as she brings to life ordinary people, sharing with us the depth of their emotions, making us aware of ‘the every man’s’ daily triumphs and troubles. While she might claim to have majored in bead-stringing, and minored in hitch hiking and Neil Young, her official parchments show degrees in English and Spanish.

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Books

Sentimental Journey
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,280. Language: English. Published: May 26, 2014 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Cy and Stevie Joy are getting ready to celebrate their 40th Wedding anniversary. Between bouts of chaos and strife, they each take a stroll down memory lane, and hope that their night won't turn into the biggest ballroom brawl Kansas has ever seen.
Stairbirds in Love
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 87,990. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2013 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Meggs Dupee has his chance to be a knight in shining armor – to a 20-something very pregnant waitress with 2 children, homeless, in danger of deportation. He was smitten when she first served him a piece of pie in the café. While he puts his quickly-forged plan in motion, he has no idea if she is moving in as a housekeeper or something more personal. The Dupee clan will definitely want to know!
Fruit Salad and Wings
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 80,120. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2013 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Unrequired love is a bore. In fact, Elspeth Zaiser thinks it is a pain in the ass.
Quick Fixes
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 47,200. Language: English. Published: November 19, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Quick is getting married in two days, but discovers it's her old high school teacher she is in love with instead.
Robe and Crown
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 56,910. Language: English. Published: August 21, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
The Dupee family is getting together for Uncle Dudley's funeral. The problem is, some aren't talking to others, some are sleeping with others, and the whole thing could turn ugly.
Six Hearts, Seven Stories
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 75,940. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2012 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
When Sandy Dupee met Marie Rastrelli, he knew he loved her, but in order to marry her, he had to agree that there would be no expectations for romance. After three unplanned children and an extramarital affair, things finally reach the boiling point -- at Christmas, on an icy roof, Marie armed with a gun, and Sandy with his violin.
Show Me The Way
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Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 67,010. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011 by Writers AMuse Me. Category: Fiction » Literature » Literary
Clyde Dupee, jailbird and alcholic, has fallen in love. Will Theron McGee, former beauty queen and GED counsellor, ever see her way to returning that love? Clyde has to try, despite the odds, and despite the hurdles his history and addiction will set in the way.

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