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Award-winning author Shelley Adina wrote her first teen novel when she was 13. It was rejected by the literary publisher to whom she sent it, but he did say she knew how to tell a story. That was enough to keep her going through the rest of her adolescence, a career, a move to another country, a B.A. in Literature, an M.F.A. in Writing Popular Fiction, and countless manuscript pages. Shelley is a world traveler who loves to imagine what might have been. Between books, Shelley loves playing the piano and Celtic harp, making period costumes, and spoiling her flock of rescued chickens.


Sailors will you gather round And hear my own sad tale-o Of men who hear the siren’s call O’er steam and sea and sail-o. There was a young man, braw and hale And to the Lord so dear-o With … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Graeme Stokes Hi Shelley, Thanks for your friendship... look forward to reading "Lady of Devices" love the time period.


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