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Abbie Williams

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I absolutely love what I do, which is tell stories. A lifelong writer, I publish fiction with a very cool small press called Central Avenue. Together we have embarked on an amazing journey to make books. I live in Minnesota, where my love of nature continuously inspires my writing and where I never fail to appreciate the changing seasons, from sweltering summer to the long, cold winters that allow me lovely amounts of extra writing time. I write constantly, and am a fan of supporting local writers, publishers, and booksellers.

Writing is my passion.

Currently I have two ongoing series published – the first is the Shore Leave Café series, a contemporary romance saga following one incredible family of women, and the second is the Dove series, m
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Abbie Williams Hi Jill, Soul of a Crow will be released in June, 2016. It was *supposed* to hit shelves last August, but my publisher is now working with a new…moreHi Jill, Soul of a Crow will be released in June, 2016. It was *supposed* to hit shelves last August, but my publisher is now working with a new distributor and my upcoming titles were all pushed back. I apologize for the delay! Lorie and Sawyer's story will continue :) (less)
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Heart of a Dove (Dove, #1)

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Researching a century other than the one in which I live is one of the best elements of being a writer. Stories (even before I write them) are endless, malleable amalgams, constructed from imagination, memory, and observation; bits and pieces which eventually combine in a sort of alchemical process I don't claim to fully understand despite having experienced it many a time, to create the whole... Read more of this blog post »
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Immortal’s Spring is an intense, heated, multi-layered novel, an ultimately satisfying conclusion to an amazing trilogy. What I’ve love most about the books since first reading Persephone’s Orchard is the way the characters are drawn with a meticulou ...more
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The Recipient is a tense psychological thriller – with real heart. Not only is an actual heart central to the plot, but this story is written in such a sincere and compassionate manner that the true “heart” of the book is the flow of the writing itse ...more
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"Heart of a Dove is a historical but romantic telling of life after the Civil War, yet it is so much more than that.

After the Civil War ended there was a generation of men returning to homes that were either no longer there or had been irreparably..." Read more of this review »
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"I simply cannot wait to see how this book is received by readers! I was fortunate to receive an ARC from the author for an honest (and entirely unsolicited by the author) review I planned to write for a local magazine. I had hoped for an interesti..." Read more of this review »
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"Fabulous. Lovely.
I'm very, very impressed.
Just finished the book, and looking forward to book two. Just where is Abbie Williams going to take this?
I'll most likely come back to write more, but it's time for bed. :)

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