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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  John Broyles  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Adult;

Born: 1971 in Peoria, Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Born and raised in Peoria, Illinois. Briefly attended Illinois Central College in East Peoria, Illinois and currently reside in Bartonville, Illinois. Both books are about a fire department in the fictional town in Bramburg, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

1971 *Born in Peoria, Illinois1985 *Enlisted into US Army1994 *Returned to Peoria, Illinois as a Reserve Soldier2003 *Mobilized to Ft. Lewis, Washington2005 *Began work on ''The Cavalry Is Coming''2006 *Mobilized to Ft. McCoy, Wisconsin*Authored ''The Cavalry Is Coming''2007 *Returned to Bartonville, Illinois*Authored ''Gains And Losses''

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Titles At Your Library

The Cavalry Is Coming
ISBN: 1598002287

Outskirts Press. 2006

Momma said there'd be days like this but no so many so close together. Sam Bracznyck and his band of Soldier/Firefighters work hard with the Village of Bramburg's small fire deptartment, while putting out some "small personal fires" of his own. The small town knows that when their sirens start sounding, The Cavalry Is Coming.

Gains and Losses
ISBN: 1432706969

Outskirts Press. 2007

It all pans out in the end...

While dealing with the birth of his son and the loss of his fiancée, Sam turns to his friends and co-workers at the 108th for help. Through it all, they learn that it all equals out in the end.

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