Lee Barwood

Paranormal, Mystery, and Environmental Fiction

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The Beat of Gaia's Heart

Life and Death Among the Dolphins: We Need to Act!

February 26, 2011

Tags: dolphin, Gulf, oil spill, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida, dog, swim, exhausted, intelligence, altrustic, rescue, death, energy efficiency, jobs, economy, pollution, Congress

Dolphins were in the headlines this week in ways that were both scary and awe-inspiring.

The first piece of news, terribly sad and, in my opinion, indicative of the depth to which we are being deceived about the results of the Gulf oil crisis, is the number of dead baby dolphins that have washed (more…)

eBay, Listen Up!

February 17, 2011

Tags: eBay, puppy mill, animal cruelty, legitimate breeder, circumventing rules

Well, I used to like eBay. A lot. Found a lot of good things there, everything from koala-print fabric from a lovely seller in Australia to handmade teddy bears from an amazing teddy bear artist in the U.S. Participated in some great charity auctions there, too. But my eBay days are over -- at least until the company gets the message that allowing the sale of animals through online classified ads is Bad. For. Business. (more…)

Selected Works

Horror
Love and death tread the boards at a haunted Victorian theater
Love can survive death -- but so can hate. The two collide in this haunted Ozarks tale of betrayal and heroism -- on both sides of the grave.
Folklore/Juvenile
Australian wildlife images to stimulate creativity in children and adults alike
Vintage wildlife photos illustrate a children's story about koalas
Retellings of eight Australian Aboriginal tales, mostly focusing on the koala -- a powerful figure in Aboriginal lore
Fantasy
Gryphon Award-winning ecological fantasy novel, now available from Double Dragon Publishing (February 2006)
Volume I of The Ribbons of Power, this was Honor Book Award winner in Andre Norton's Gryphon Award competition
Volume II of The Ribbons of Power
Mystery
A professor is murdered. Can the plot be unraveled?

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