W. J. & Lee Walker
W. J. Walker is a retired nurse. She likes to cook and enjoys going on hikes with her husband Lee. She enjoys taking scenic landscape pictures and matting and framing them, and enjoys making candles. Sage/Citrus is her favorite scent.
She met Lee, after graduating high school and married him 6 months later. He has been her best friend, confidant, and love of her life all these years. After graduating high school she worked to put him through college. After starting their family, she went back to school and earned her degree in nursing.
Over the years, she has worked as an R.N. in emergency departments in Cincinnati, Baltimore, and Michigan. She later returned to school and obtained a Master’s of Science in Nursing. Her devotion to healthcare has also carried down to their sons who are both professionals in the health care field.
W.J. has had the privilege of working with many people and patients over the years and loves the diversity those people have brought to her life.
After retiring, she began her writing career. Her prolific pen has produced “Memories” and “A New Beginning; about an FBI Agent, and were inspired by her desire to join the FBI after she graduated from high school. She also wanted to be a nurse, and ultimately her love and devotion to people and their health eventually won out.
Her other published works “FaithScapes” A Story of Love, Growth and Faith, and “Almost Angels” Where Dreams come True, and “Deadly Candy” The Mafia and The Mechanic, were written in collaboration with her husband Lee.
Sandman’s Ghost is a continuation of this amazing collaborative imagination and talent of W.J. and Lee, and their ability to create another masterful story of genuine human emotion woven into a frightening world of subterfuge and criminal activity.
Writing is important to W.J. because she believes stories provide new experiences and bring knowledge and excitement into people’s lives. Additionally those stories can bring the comfort of thinking about family, community, and what’s important in life. She believes that good stories should inspire people to read and enjoy their quiet time. Having a good novel can be relaxing.
Lee Walker has over thirty-five years’ experience in aerospace and automotive engineering and enjoys reading, photography, bicycling, white water rafting, and hiking.
His entire career has utilized his analytical aptitudes, but upon approaching retirement he enjoys developing his creative capabilities. As a photographer he enjoys capturing a landscape or a creative view of an antiquity. Although a picture is worth a thousand words, so to speak, he also enjoys the challenge of creating a picture or scenario with words.
Writing is important to Lee because he views it as the ultimate form of communication; transmitting one’s thoughts and ideas via the written word. Being able to effectively convey one’s thoughts, experiences and creative contrivances to others can be truly satisfying.
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Sandman’s Ghost “The Antithesis of Sleep”
by W. J. & Lee Walker
People are stricken with a sleeplessness, steadily decline, lapse into a coma and die. Paxton McDonald, and Meghan Magee, chief medical examiner, are called in to investigate, and make a shocking discovery. It is as if the proverbial Sandman had died; in fact he had not just died but his ghost had come back with a vengeance and dubbed Sandman’s Ghost: the antithesis of sleep. And it’s spreading.
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