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L.M. Preston

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LM. Preston was born and raised in Washington, DC. An avid reader, she loved to create poetry and short-stories as a young girl. With a thirst for knowledge she attended college at Bowie State University, and worked in the IT field as a Techie and Educator for over sixteen years. She started writing science fiction under the encouragement of her husband who was a Sci-Fi buff and her four kids. Her first published novel, Explorer X - Alpha was the beginning of her obsessive desire to write and create stories of young people who overcome unbelievable odds. She loves to write while on the porch watching her kids play or when she is traveling, which is another passion that encouraged her writing.

Sometimes I can't believe it. The addiction, the calling, the hunger to write. To become someone else. To create. Well it never leaves me.

How about you? What's your passion?

Even though I have released a book this year, I have two finished and in the hopper just waiting for me to edit them.

No. Editing isn't my favorite thing to do - especially when life steps in and causes my ability to write,... Read more of this blog post »
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4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 76 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Purgatory Reign
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The Pack (The Pack #1)
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Thundering Luv
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Flutter Of Luv
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Explorer X - Alpha
3.31 of 5 stars 3.31 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2009 — 3 editions
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3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 4 ratings — published 2012
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THE PACK (Comes out 8/2010) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
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Description: Shamira is considered an outcast by most, but little do they know that Shamira is on a mission. Kids on Mars are disappearing, but Shamira decides to use the criminals most unlikely weapons against them, the very kids of which they have captured. In order to succeed, she is forced to trust another, something she is afraid to do. However, Valens her connection to the underworld of her enemy, proves to be a useful ally. Time is slipping, and so is her control on the power that resides within her. Yet, in order to save her brother's life she is willing to risk it all.

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Shadow Walker by L.A. Banks
Shadow Walker
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Wow! The main character, Sarah is likeable,and begins to grow on you as she discovers her way in school, her worth, and her powers. But she isn't the only interesting character, this book has many and they are all given just enough depth for you to e...more
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“Life is an adventure! So live it up!”
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“Other than the voices in my head, I think I’m pretty normal.”
Tom Upton, Tiny Voices

“Yeah, cause that would be a smart choice. So, I should just forget about the whole lying to me thing when you pronounce you will never do it again?”
“You’d have a better chance getting a donkey to shit gold.”
From Witch Devotions. Coming out 2012!”
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