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Virginia DeBerry

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We are best friends who’ve been co-writing women’s fiction for twenty of our twenty seven years of friendship. Uptown is our seventh novel. For more information about who we are, what we do and/or to read an excerpt of Uptown please visit We can also be found online at:,,

This isn’t easy to say which is why it has taken us so long
to say it. But so many of you have asked and continue to ask when the next book
is coming. Our answer has been somewhat oblique and indefinite “We’re taking a
break…” or “We’re not working on anything now…” because it was less complicated
than explaining what’s actually happening with us.

So here goes…

No, neither of us is ill.

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February 2010, Virginia DeBerry
" Quick Start SS: How would you describe your life in only 8 words? VD: Fortunate, Happy, Unconventional, Uncommon, Surprising, Complex, Evolving, Full SS: What is your motto or maxim? VD: Why not? What Readers want to know... SS: How would you describ..." ...More

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Uptown (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: A Novel, by Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant

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Maryann McFadden Hey Ladies, thanks for finding me here! I haven't posted, really, I was just following some chats about my books and then...forgot to come back! This is such a great site!

Shalonda Williams Hey there and thanks for the friendship. I pray that all is well and that the weekend shapes up really well. Peace

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