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Michael Barrett Miller letkidsbekids@mac.com
Is There a Duck in the Hopper? By M.Barrett Miller
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Sharing some tales from the wacky days of running, somewhat amuck, on the shores of Lake Tahoe.
Beyond the Black Stump By M.Barrett Miller
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Jack, Mick, Mahaney and Walking Bear are all enjoying a respite from the pressures of their careers when they are alerted to a possible strike on the Royal Family. Mahaney's recent trip to Northern... More > Ireland, to investigate a string of brutal bank robberies, has left him suspicious of the SAS and the motivations for the robberies. A possible action against the Royals by the military has everyone running scared... The same characters from #2 Molesworth Street, Under the Spider Tree, Slaughterhouse Creek & A Day Without Stars are back for another rousing adventure of "Life in the Shadows."< Less
"Who was that Masked Man?" By M.Barrett Miller
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This book is intended for a couple of family members who may be interested in who I was, and what claimed a good portion of my mind, at any given moment. It's basically a collection of short... More > reflections,articles,postings I've published on various sites, newspapers, magazines over the last couple of years. It also offers some insight into my "industry" books on poverty, HIV/AIDS and Trusting kids. In addition there is some explanation on the novels. The original book will have letters, photos, and family history bundled up along with the first, now revised, copy. This book was driven by my pursuit of what my ancestors might have been thinking about at various times. Unfortunately, I have very little insight into what they thought. Knowing how they have faded away I put this together should anyone down the line want to know what was going on in my head...< Less
A Day Without Stars By M.Barrett Miller
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“Jack shares sad news with Garrett during their Christmas Eve breakfast at the Hyde Park Hotel. News that death has ridden in and claimed a friend in Australia. This loss reaches all the way... More > from Geelong to London to involve them in their own battles to survive… “Jack, Garrett, Mahaney and Walking Bear are up against a number of foes as they desperately try to protect each other and the secrets they guard so carefully. Secrets that cannot be shared,”< Less
Trust Kids By M.Barrett Miller
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The essential message of this book is that when we trust kids we tend to get better long term results than when we hang on to the old paradigm of top down. "Trust Kids" shares stories... More > confirming that when kids are involved in their own destiny they will surprise the disbelieving adults with their insight, recommendations and involvement with solving many challenges we all face today. Stories range from a young girl trying to survive the siege of Leningrad to teenagers finding ways to successfully deal with racism, discrimination and bullying...< Less
Ice By M.Barrett Miller
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Since 1989, when I returned to the states from Ireland, I have been involved with many people diagnosed with HIV. I have been on various care teams, support groups, panels, marches, fund raising... More > events, as well as starting a non profit dedicated to giving those stricken with HIV a way to participate in society. Nothing has been clearer than the desperate loneliness and isolation many HIV/AIDS sufferers face every day of their lives. Years ago I began bringing HIV+ speakers into my college classroom to educate students on the disease, its effects and ways to avoid behavior that would put a person at risk. It took me quite a while to realize that these speakers were continually sharing stories of loss; loss of friends and family to fear, ignorance, anger and remorse leaving them truly on their own to cope with a malady brought on because ‘they trusted someone.’ These are their stories. Stories full of courage, challenges and hope. I am proud that I have been able to share their journey...< Less
Slaughterhouse Creek By M.Barrett Miller
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Most of the team that shared the adventure in "Under the Spider Tree" are brought together to share the unexpected along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Jack, Garrett, Mahaney and Walking Bear... More > are asked by the Duckwater Shoshone and the Fallon Paiute for help stopping the unbridled scourge of drugs killing their people...< Less
Under The Spider Tree By M.Barrett Miller
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The story opens on Orcas Island where Garrett tells a grieving family what really happened to their mom in Moscow, Russia the day she died. The story moves from those disclosures to the outback of... More > the Cape York Peninsula where a defector has to be protected at all costs< Less
View from the Tent By M.Barrett Miller
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Observations from a homeless man living in various shelters in and around Seattle. These musings come from a man who was crushed by violence and loss. His reflections and stories will give hope to... More > those people supporting others in similar situations,living in the outskirts of society. "I had no idea there were people like Atreus living on the street." "A great insight into those invisible in our society." Net proceeds will be dedicated to serving the poor, the sick, and the homeless.< Less
Slaughterhouse Creek By M.Barrett Miller
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Most of the team that shared the adventure in "Under the Spider Tree" are brought together to share the unexpected along the shores of Lake Tahoe. Jack, Garrett, Mahaney and Walking Bear... More > are asked by the Duckwater Shoshone and the Fallon Paiute for help stopping the unbridled scourge of drugs killing their people...< Less