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Christina Dodd

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In 2014, Christina is publishing the Lost Hearts series in e-book, all enhanced with extra material:
And Christina's all-new series, Virtue Falls, starts with:
-- THE LISTENER: A Virtue Falls e-Short Story (July 1)
-- VIRTUE FALLS: A Full-Length Suspense (Sept 9)

Readers become writers, and Christina Dodd has always been a reader. She reads everything, but because she loves humor, she likes romance best.

A woman wants things like world peace, a clean house, and a deep and meaningful relationship based on mutual understanding and...more

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Christina Dodd I don't get writer's block. I write books. It's my job. So I do it.
Christina Dodd I don't usually write there. I do think there. Or maybe it's really meditation, bc I just sit. At this time of the year, it's warm and peaceful. The…moreI don't usually write there. I do think there. Or maybe it's really meditation, bc I just sit. At this time of the year, it's warm and peaceful. The air is fresh, the birds sing. I guess the point is — in modern life, how many times do we sit and do nothing? It's a great thing. :)(less)
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[…] Nine out of ten people in the U. S. want to write a book. One out of that nine thinks s/he’ll do it “when s/he has a free weekend.” In many states, […]

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Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
"My first Christina Dodd novel and I was pleasantly surprised by how much I liked it! It was a little bit slow getting started but picked up quickly! Good mystery that really kept you guessing until the very end! Looking forward to the next in the..." Read more of this review »
Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
"I give this 4.5 stars. The only reason I didn't go for 5 stars is there is one thread of the story, a thread the novel ended on, that didn't make sense. Katari, or whatever her name is. I don't see what that has to do with the story at all. Other..." Read more of this review »
Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
"My first Christina Dodd, I'm adding her to my favs list! Complex plot with deep characters and constant tension/anticipation. "
The Listener by Christina Dodd
"2.5-3 stars.

Really short, and more of a teaser to what's to come with the next book.

Still, kinda funny (even if there was a murder). And intrigued for what's to come."
The Hot Zone by Jayne Castle
The Hot Zone (Rainshadow, #3; Harmony, #11)
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Disclosure: Jayne Castle (aka Jayne Ann Krentz) and I are friends.
More disclosure: We met about 10 years ago when I moved to the Pacific NW. She's been my favorite writer for much, much longer than that.

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If you've never read the Mercy Thompson series, you should. It is my favorite series and has held that place in my heart since I started reading it about three years ago. How much do I like it? I read the series in hardcover. I don't like to read har...more
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— Disclosure: Nicole Burnham is a friend and a member of my plot group. I helped her plot this series.
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“Everyone thinks you're so strong and self-confident, but inside you're a frightened child, waiting to suffer betrayal again from those who should love you most.”
Christina Dodd, A Well Pleasured Lady

“I do care about real life. It's just not as interesting as what's in my books.”
Christina Dodd, Storm of Shadows

“You and me-we've whored together. We've fought together.And I still dunna understand how ye always seems to know where the money is hidden and the liquor is stored and the scandals are richest.'
It's a gift.”
Christina Dodd, Into The Shadow


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