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Shaila Patel

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Julie Anne Long and Jennifer Armentrout

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As an unabashed lover of all things happily ever after, Shaila's younger self would finish reading Cinderella and fling her copy across the room because it didn't mention what happened next. Now she writes from her home in the Carolinas and dreams up all sorts of stories with epilogues.

Her debut novel, Soulmated, won first place in the YA category of the 2015 Chanticleer Book Reviews Paranormal Awards. Soulmated will be released by Month 9 Books on January 17th, 2017.

A member of the Romance Writers of America, Shaila is a pharmacist by training, a medical office manager by day, and a writer by night. She enjoys traveling, craft beer, and teas, and loves reading books—especially in cozy window seats. You might find her sneaking in a few para

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Shaila Patel I think my first response was "Oooo....the HANDS are perfect!" I was so excited about the henna design, and considering how important the sense of…moreI think my first response was "Oooo....the HANDS are perfect!" I was so excited about the henna design, and considering how important the sense of touch is in this story, the cover nailed it!(less)
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