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Lilian Nattel

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Women's friendship and courage, the way history unfolds in the present, and the redemptive power of sharing secrets - these are my themes. Books are a partnership between author and reader. I put my vision on the page. The reader brings unique experiences and insight, creating a new book with every read.
For more about me: visit my website .

It’s a prejudice I have about dogs. They’re just not as smart as cats. Dogs are trained; cats do the training.

I have an infallible way of judging people. I peer at them over my reading glasses, tap their resumes, and ask myself: What do I see here? Cat or dog.

If the answer is cat, there’s no job for them here. This office has room for just one cat and that’s me. They call me the Terror, all tho...

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The River Midnight

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