Robin Unaware (Stephanie's story) is the most recently published, Jan 2016. Life is constant change, sometimes planned, sometimes instant and devastating. For Stephanie Harvester-Garrett, life takes an abrupt curve when her husband is killed in a car accident. The dream of living a peaceful country life is interrupted by unexpected ghosts of the past, and hatred spawned in the name of love.
Mary Elizabeth Fricke has lived her entire life within five miles of the Missouri River. She and her husband of 36 years have lived 34 of those years on a cattle and grain farm that has been consistently owned and operated by his family for five generations. They have two grown sons married to wonderful girls and two beautiful grandchildren. A graduate of the Writer's Institute of America and a member of the Heartland Writers Guild, she has published a number of articles in various forums and magazines, as well as Dino, Godzilla and the Pigs (published by SoHo Press in 1993) the story of life as a young wife learning to work on the farm while raising two sons. She served as editor of the Heartland Journal (monthly newsletter of the Heartland Writers Guild) from 2004 thru 2015 and she is also a prolific ghostwriter. Her stories, based in rural mid-western areas, concern the unique but quickly vanishing way of life on the family farm as well as other mysterious intricacies that evolve life from generation to generation.