Author Archives: bettykuffel

About bettykuffel

Author and retired medical doctor with broad interests in writing, flying, photography and outdoor life. She is a monthly health columnist in Montana Woman Magazine and has six nonfiction & fiction Indie published books available on Amazon. Writing projects include: multiple books of fiction including a biological thriller, medical thriller series, a romantic intrigue, apsychological thriller set in 1960 she is co-authoring with her sister Bev, and others in process. Dr. Kuffel lives in MT with husband Tom, two dogs and neighborhood deer.

A Tribute to Mom

  Eight large bookcases in my home support heavy medical texts, tomes of biology and chemistry, writing reference books and evidence of broad reading interests through the years. Some might call me a book hoarder. While sorting and rearranging books, … Continue reading

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Prion Disease in Humans

  Luckily, prion disease in humans is rare, like one in million. However, the rapid spread through wild game animals and the history of transmission of a similar disease to humans from eating prion-infected beef means knowing about the disease … Continue reading

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Prion Disease in Man and Beast

I just finished writing the second of a two-part series on prion disease for my Montana Woman magazine monthly Lipstick Logic health and lifestyle column. The prion topic is important, and few people really understand this fatal disease and potential … Continue reading

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Free E-book – Alaska Flight

Flight nurse Liz Elliot quits her Arizona job and flees to Alaska to cool hot emotions after a medical helicopter piloted by her lover crashes, killing him and two close friends. Her escape from grief backfires when she meets Paul Lasher, a charming flying doctor in need of her emergency skills in the Alaskan bush. They learn her friends were murdered. Will Liz be next? Continue reading

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Writing and Technology

Technology can be frustrating. Continue reading

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Marketing Indie Books

Indie-authors publish their books on Amazon and many other sites without the help of agents. There are advantages such as receiving 70% royalty on the cover price of e-books. The huge disadvantage is many excellent books go unnoticed due to … Continue reading

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2 FREE BOOK OFFERS

On Amazon: Jan. 5 & 6           JANUARY 5 & 6 FREE MEDICAL THRILLER Deadly Pyre is the first in my Kelly McKay Medical Thriller Series. Experiences as an ER physician and pilot energize my writing. … Continue reading

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Extinction – A Biological Thriller

A new thriller coming soon. Continue reading

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Free Medical Thriller e-Books

Read two new thrillers free. Continue reading

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Fatal Feast – a biological thriller

Prion Disease   Chronic Wasting Disease = Mad Cow Disease = Human Disease If you are a meat eater, is it time to worry? Maybe. Eating meat can kill you. Remember the Mad Cow disease outbreak in Great Britain in … Continue reading

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