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Book Review: Letters from Joseon

Korea in the late nineteenth century was a turbulent time. John Mahelm Berry Sill, the American Minister to Korea from 1894-1897, couldn’t have asked for a more difficult posting. In that time there would be the Sino-Japanese War, the Gabo Reforms, the murder of a Korean queen, and the subsequent refuge of King Gojong in […]

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Book Review: Tina Barry’s Mall Flower

One of the joys of reading is discovering a new author and immediately falling in love with his or her writing. Such was the case when I heard about Tina Barry’s Mall Flower. The stories and poetry in this collection are just as much visceral as they are bittersweet images and vignettes of school, broken […]

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Book Review: A Divided House, the Story of Ike and McCarthy

  Publisher: Createspace (August 5, 2014) Synopsis: Set against the backdrop of the Cold War and the power-grab by the Soviet Union to elevate itself to the status of the world’s foremost nuclear power, the deadly serious struggle between “Ike” and “Joe” played itself out from September of 1952 through December of 1954 amidst the machinations […]

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Book Review: The Break: Tales from a Revolution–Nova Scotia

Brief Candle Press, October 2014 158 pages Synopsis:  Susannah Mills is trying to put the pieces of her shattered life back together after she and her father flee their erstwhile neighbors in rebellious Massachusetts.When the American War of Independence visits the safe haven they have found in Nova Scotia, she must rely on her inner […]

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Book Review: An American MP in Korea

An American MP in Korea 416 pages Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc. Synopsis: When Richard Cezar is drafted into the army in the fall of 1965, trained as a military policeman and shipped off to South Korea, he believes that fate has spared him the horrors of a burgeoning war in Vietnam. But instead, he’s […]

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Book Review: The Silla Project

The Silla Project PlotForge, Ltd. (August 12, 2012) SYNPOSIS: Kim Jong Il, the tyrannical leader of North Korea, hopes nuclear weapons will reunite the divided nation under his iron fist. But turning plutonium into weapons is more than the tiny country hoped for. In a desperate ploy to achieve his aim before economic crisis destroys […]

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Folks who like Ice Cream Headache

This a from a five-star review by Randy Mixter, acclaimed author of Morning Star and Letters from Long Binh: Memoirs of a Military Policeman in Vietnam: “I have just ridden a time machine thanks to author Jeffrey Miller and his book Ice Cream Headache. This book grabbed me on page one and took me back […]

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Chris Backe’s Review of Waking Up in the Land of the Morning Calm

There hasn’t been much press about my recent book, Waking Up in the Land of the Morning Calm, but Chris Backe has some good things to say about it in his review last December. This was going to be the book that I had thought about writing in 2009 when I wanted to compile all […]

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Interview in Big Al’s Books and Pals

I’m honored and humbled to have been interviewed for Big Al’s Books and Pals’ Author Series. Without question, Big Al’s is the online place to be for book reviews and interviews. How exclusive and important is it? I had to wait for almost a year for my book to be reviewed–the waiting list is that […]

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Review in Three Wise Monkeys

War Remains recently got a nice write up in Three Wise Monkeys; immediately it was linked to another Korean website. It’s nice to see the novel finally getting more press here in Korea and other places. On Amazon, seven readers have left reviews. Word of mouth. That’s what it’s all about.

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