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Jeff West is a graduate student at California State University Northridge studying English with an emphasis in Creative Writing. A West coast native, born in Seattle and located in Southern California, Jeff enjoys adventures of any nature. Having one person remember, in any way, something that he wrote would be but one aspiration of his.

Story: Private Dick

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Lisa Rose

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A very interesting story. Nice dialogue. I did notice a few mistakes in punctuation and "Who told me about you again?" You have me and who switched around. If you have the time please read my story 'Drift Away' and leave a review to let me know if you liked it.

Alyce Wilson

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This piece is very dialogue-heavy, and the character of the detective is not fully developed. It tries to recreate the classic private eye stories but falls flat.

Schlaby

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Really enjoyed the story, and creativity. Mrs Venezula reminded me immediately of Sofia Vergara! Keep it up!

Nick

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Great story, well written, good pacing and well polished. Loved the flavor of the writing I felt like I was watching on of the great crime noir movies. Well done and please keep writing - you've got talent!

GBake

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Killed it!! Extremely Captivating!

Book lover

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"Who told me about you again?" This was when I KNEW this author didn't even give his story a courtesy read through before he submitted it...

osmak

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Left me wanting to read more!

GRIMEY

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That left me wanting more! MORE JEFF WEST MORE!!!!!

Thomas Jefferson

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I found this story an interesting read. Although this author is not quite on the same level of the one who wrote the Declaration of Independence, this author will have a large impact on America for sure. I can feel it.

Katnus Everdean

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Beautiful read! Captivating! Loved it! Keep it up!!

Vincent

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Great read!! Kept me on my interested throughout the whole story. I wish would slay both parties, guy and girl at the same time. Now that would be a story to tell friends. I think it helped that I had my creepy suspense soundtrack cd playing in my walkman during the whole story. Proud of you Jeff keep it going.

Bobby Boo-Shea

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Reads like a modern day, cursing Hemingway... felt as if I was speed reading through this. Really accentuates the machismo that so many current authors are fearful to express. Need to devour the published pages of this piece. Impressive Mr. West

Jordan

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This is a very interesting story, that captivated me from the beginning. It was a great read that I hope I can continue in the future.

Juice

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It reminds me of the old detective movies, even with the rudeness and foul language. I enjoyed reading it and hope there will be more to come.

Naka

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Very interesting story. Harkens back on the old noir crime mysteries. Keep em coming!

Davey D

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Very intriguing stuff! This truly inspired me to read more and improve my own writing skills. The story left me hungry for more of Mr. Duphrane's mysterious new case.

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