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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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The Listener by Christina Dodd
" Great introduction to the town and characters in Christina's new Virtue Falls series!! "
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The Listener by Christina Dodd
" Short stories usually I rate low, but this I like. Three women, three different personalities. Happy to get to know them closer. Fourth in a moment. "
Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
" Fantastic and compelling! Once I started reading, I could not put this book down. I love how the story is solid and richly detailed without being over done. The characters and their backgrounds are vividly written. In the beginning, I wasn't sure... " Read more of this review »
Virtue Falls by Christina Dodd
" I really enjoyed the premise of this book but I felt disconnected from the characters at times. There was so much background and build up that when it ended I felt a little cheated with the HEA. I loved the hero/heroine and desperately rooted for... " Read more of this review »
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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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