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Martha Jette was born in Niagara Falls, Ontario. She has two college degrees including 3-year Print Journalism at St. Clair College in Windsor where she graduated with the Dean’s Award for Top of Class with a 4.0 grade point average. Upon graduation, she assuming the role of editor of Arts and Entertainment Forum, a free publication dedicated to the local creative arts scene. A year later, she was hired by the Brabant Newspaper chain and for the next 12 years was employed with several of the company’s newspapers including the Hamilton News, Flamborough News and Dundas Star. She then joined forces with a former Ontario provincial minister to open a new paper called the Dundas Review. Due to health issues, she retired in 1996 and is now on disability. Since then, Martha has published seven books and is currently working on her eighth. 1) “Glimpses” True Stories of the Paranormal (Self-published through Creative Book Publishers – ISBN# 0-975-4618-0-3) Now sold through See: 2) “Glimpses 2” It Could Happen To You! (Published by Saga Books, Calgary, AB. ISBN# 1-894936-38-8), 3) Talking To My Angel (children) Saga Books, ISBN# 1-894936-28-0) 4) Playing With The Devil (Saga Books, ISBN# 1-894936-51-5), See: 5) The Man With The Magic Spectacles (Saga Books, ISBN# 978-1-894936-90-3), (Currently on hold pending a new publisher in India.) 6) Blood Vengeance: (Cold Case #4-183) Not of this World (Saga Books, ISBN# 978-1-897512-32-6) See: 7) Totally Scared: The Complete Book On Haunted Houses (Saga Books, ISBN# 978-1-897512-35-7) See:

Story: This Thing called Life



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Well, I wouldn't call this a story! You gave us a glimpse into your early life and I can only applaud you. It is well-written and evocative and you carried me along. I do like the term 'trusting and dupable'...Aren't most of us? At least at first. Until some unexpected loss or disappointment completely floors us. You paint a picture of life as most of us come to experience it, pleasure and sorrow, two sides of a coin. If it's not our turn today for one or the other, it will be tomorrwo. If we had known while on the other side that it would be so, I doubt any of us would have ventured into it! But we're not really given a choice, but we live with courage, and to the fullest! Well done.

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