Posts by Carol Ann Ross

It’s just my imagination

Oh my, sometimes I wonder if I see things from the past so much brighter, or better, or even a different color. So please correct me, anyone out there, who remembers the swing bridge from the 1960s. Was the bridge always green? It seems that it was more silvery 60 years ago. Oh well, it’s…

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The Blue House series

This is the Blue House Series…so far. Presently I am working on the fourth book, Serenade of the Cattails. It’s always a thrill when I reach the halfway mark when writing a book, and I’ve done that (plus a bit more), I’m happy to say. Topsail Island Trilogy, The Sneaky Freaky and Blowfish (pictured on…

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas to all! Hope this year’s Christmas brings joy and peace to your home and that the New Year is full of hope and fulfillment. I’ve been working on the 4th book in the Blue House series, Serenade of the Cattails, and am certain it should be ready by May 2024. I’m working diligently…

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Merry Christmas at the beach

Merry Christmas to all! And may the New Year be filled with joy and hope and better things. In the meantime, these books, along with the books from the Blue House series, are discounted on Amazon. Hope my readers have enjoyed reading my novels. Serenade of the Cattails, the fourth novel in the Blue House…

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Christmas gifts!

MERRY CHRISTMAS! Hope this is a wonderful season for everybody.  Now thru the Christmas holidays my Topsail Island Trilogy is on sale on Amazon. Check out these good prices. Also, The Blue House Series is also on sale. Check it out on my author page, Carol Ann Ross, author.

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Topsail Island Tango

The Blue House series, right now my most favorite series, is well on its way to having the fourth book completed.. It’s all about the old swing bridge, the huge dunes we once had, the 9 fishing piers, and characterizations of the people who came and went (and stayed), that I can muster. Of course…

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I hear music

  I hear music If you love the ocean, the marsh-the mountains, wherever “your” place is— and if you’ve spent hours there, contemplating, dreaming, whatever-maybe this excerpt from Serenade of the Cattails will make sense to you.   Seeing herself as the girl (she’d never stopped doing that) Mary licked her lips to the memory…

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Terms, conditions and secrets

I learned a new word.The word is draoi. It is pronounced “dree,” phonetically and it is of Scottish/Irish origin. If you look up the meaning it refers to someone who has healing powers. My Mary character, In Serenade of the Cattails, refers to herself as a draoi, though modestly, citing that her powers are limited…

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cattails

I’ve lately been working on the 4th book in the Blue House Series, Serenade of the Cattails. This book, as the others in the series, is set in the 1960s. What a very different world that period is from the one we live in now. Or is it? Or not so much, huh? Crazy times…

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Who likes short shorts?

Who likes short shorts? We like short shorts….words to a song popular in the 1960s. And this is a photo of my father, my sister and myself in 1967. It was a different world then, we saw nothing wrong with wearing short shorts-and that was way before Daisy Dukes came into fashion. People thought differently…

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