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The Old Man and the Pirate Princess is now available in HARDCOVER!!!
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September  2017 

Pirate Princess Saria learns a valuable lesson alongside her plucky pirate parrot Poppy when they go to Buccaneer Bob’s and the unexpected happens. They are kidnapped by a ninja! If Saria and Poppy want to get out of this mess, they must learn not to judge others by their appearance but by the goodness in their hearts.

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to Jessica on becoming the new president of the St. Louis Writers Guild. For workshop and member information, please visit the St. Louis Writers Guild.
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You have stumbled upon the creative side of author Jessica Mathews. This website is called Brain Sounds because it is dedicated to all of the background noise rattling around in my head that I have let escape and couldn’t recapture.

I write children’s picture books and paranormal fiction for adults.

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