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Anthea Carson is the co-author of the bestselling chess book, "Tactics Time," co-author of Game of Kings," "How to Play Chess Like an Animal," a children's chess book based on chess openings with animal names, as well as a children's tactics puzzle book, and several novels and novellas including "The Dark Lake," a psychological suspense as complex and twisted as any chess game, and a chess based novel, "Game of Kings, A Thrilling Modern Reimagining of Pride and Prejudice." She is a tournament chess player, a chess coach, and the Game 60 Female US Chess champion of 2004. Anthea obtained her bachelor's degree in Philosophy from the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs, with an emphasis in literature and mathematics. Her fiction writings include a trilogy, several novellas and short stories, some of which, unsurprisingly, are about female chess players in the male dominated world of tournament chess. She currently resides in Colorado Springs with her husband and two children.

Her book Tactics Time 2 is now available in paperback right here: http://www.amazon.com/Tactics-Time-Chess-Everyday-Players/dp/9056915371/ref=sr_1_4?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1399311781&sr=1-4&keywords=tactics+time+2

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399 Super Easy Chess Tactics
by Anthea Carson
This chess book has SIMPLE one-move-capture chess puzzles for kids and beginners . This book is for players just learning chess, rated under 1000, that are still missing simple one move chess tactics involving hanging pieces. This book contains chess puzzles that are truly for beginners (not books that are labeled for beginners...
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Game of Kings: A Thrilling Modern Reimagining of Pride and Prejudice
by Anthea Carson
Darla Martin is perfectly content to live in Denver, work at a library, and play chess every night. That’s before she meets Mikhail, a mysterious and proud Russian grandmaster. And Maxwell, who is charming and handsome and speaks of dark things. And Fred, who warns her not to look into his eyes. Before she knows it, Darla’s...
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The Dark Lake (The Oshkosh Trilogy Book 1)
by Anthea Carson
Something is wrong with Jane. It's not that she still lives with her parents in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, although she's well into her thirties. It's not that she can't keep a job, stay sober, or function as an independent adult.  It's something else.  Something she can't quite remember. There was a party.  And a car.  And the...
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Call Me Jane (The Oshkosh Trilogy Book 2)
by Anthea Carson
Jane switches from private to public school, thinking she will be able to be her true self. She doesn't want to go to a school where nobody understands her, which is how she feels at her private school. When she starts the new school she falls in with the party crowd. She finds herself dealing with issues that are way beyond her maturity...
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Thin Ice (The Oshkosh Trilogy Book 3)
by Anthea Carson
Its time. Jane has to have answers. She has to know what happened that night. The night they drove the car out over the lake. The night of thin ice.
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Cheese Doodles
by Anthea Carson
It all started over a bag of cheese doodles. Janey Lou couldn't stop eating them and then one thing led to another and another until--boom! Chaos.  If she had only been able to put those cheese doodles down none of this would have happened.  It always starts with the cheese doodles. They're not good for you, they're not healthy...
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Categories: Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
Two Moons (A Short Story)
by Anthea Carson
Not too many girls play chess, so when Janey Lou shows up to play at the local coffee shop to play, she's met with all the men's stares. It's nothing she can't handle, though, at least not until Two Moons shows up...
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Categories: All Women's Fiction; Contemporary Fiction; Literary Fiction
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