T.K. Thorne

About me

Teresa (T.K.) Thorne is the executive director of CAP (City Action Partnership) and a retired captain from the Birmingham Police Department. Her debut novel, Noah’s Wife, won ForeWord Reviews “Book of the Year” award for 2009. Her short stories and screenplays have garnered awards as well. A film from her screenplay, Six Blocks Wide, was based on her experiences in the Birmingham Police Department and has shown at juried film festivals in Alabama and Europe. Her new book, Last Chance for Justice: How Investigators Finally Solved the Birmingham Church Bombing Case will be out in Fall of 2013. Learn more about her writing at www.tkthorne.com.

From my website

A Passion for Pluto

For ten years I have waited for TUESDAY. A decade ago, I read about New Horizons, a planned space probe launch to the strange dwarf-planet with an erratic 248-year orbit that defines the edge of our solar system and the beginning of the vast and lonely reaches of interstellar space.  A…

The Word That Led To The Charleston Church Massacre: A Thin Line Crossed With A Mental Step

  What happened in the mind of a man who walked into a church bible study and killed nine people? How did things get so twisted in that mind? Does society have any role or responsibility? Do I? The tragedy in Charleston is unprecedented only in the number of people…

The Honeysuckle War

A one-armed elderly man I knew long ago gave me a rosebush. To call it a bush was a stretch—-three thorny sticks attached to a ball of dirt. I planted it in the yard along the pasture fence and forgot about it. It grew. I was hardly a good shepherd,…

 
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