Thomas Ray Crowel


A lifelong Hoosier, Thomas Ray Crowel is the author of two commercial books and three novels: "Scattered Harvest," "The Passerby," and "Cry Uncle, Sumbody." Based on a cold case murder, "The Passerby" drew the attention of media and citizens who, in turn, brought the case to the forefront resulting in the case being turned over to the Indiana State Police. Thomas earned his B.A. from Purdue and his master's from Valparaiso University. You may view the author's complete CV on his website at:

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Simple Selling: Common Sense That Guarantees Your Success
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 28,030. Language: English. Published: January 26, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Career Guides » Sales and Marketing
There are no "secrets" to success! Crowel's book explains five common sense principles that will guarantee your success and guide you through a very successful career. Everyone sells... everything you can imagine is sold. "Simple Selling" offers a simple and fast-action blueprint for success in both buying and selling. You are invited to realize your dreams while climbing to the top!
Scattered Harvest
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 76,930. Language: English. Published: January 25, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA, Fiction » Literature » Plays & Screenplays
Will Krouse, a Midwest farmer, has everything he’s ever dreamed of – until now. With a seriously ill wife, and four children too young to be of help, he’s on the verge of mental breakdown. Doc Slayer is looking for wealth at any cost, with Will as a pawn to accomplish his goals. Destined for Long Pointe, an insane asylum, Doc has a scheme. Will, unfortunately, gets entangled in its web.
Cry Uncle, Sumbody
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 93,900. Language: English. Published: January 17, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Historical » USA
Ohio Valley 1861-1865: Americans killing Americans. Washington politicians believe the Civil War will end in 100 days. David Longacher enlists. His odyssey will be long and perilous. He carries with him a diary which becomes his shield and sword. Part I is "The Story." Part II is "The Diary." Many books are from the writings of historians. Cry Uncle is from the writings of a common foot soldier.
The Passerby
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 84,190. Language: English. Published: December 28, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » General
Eleven-year-old Trudie Brice is strangled to death in her home two weeks before Christmas, 1986. The crime goes unsolved. Twenty years later, writer Ray Krouse is looking for material for his next book and is mysteriously drawn to the little girl's gravesite. Ray contacts the man he believes to be the girl's killer. Can Ray convince the killer to step forward and confess? Inspired by true events.

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