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Lynne Connolly

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I was born in Leicester, England, and lived in our cobbler’s shop with my parents and sister. It was an old house and most definitely haunted, but I didn’t find out until I left that my great uncle had hung himself in the living room! But I think our ghost might have been older than that. It was built on the site of the old Roman cemetery, and the land had been constantly inhabited, being in the centre of town. Then, when the council bought the house from us to build a road, my grandfather retired and my father went and worked for the Post Office. My mother was a sample machinist; that is, she worked with designers on the prototypes (models or samples) of garments. So I was very well dressed! We bought a relatively modern house in the count ...more

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June has come in beautifully here. The sun is out, the cats are prowling, and I’m indoors looking at it all, writing. It could be worse!Politics are steaming ahead either side of the Atlantic, the Europe vote over here garnering hysteria on both sides, and the Presidential campaign in the US. When the sun comes out it doesn’t seem to be so important!So, here’s the news, and you’re the first... Read more of this blog post »
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“Never judge yourself by the narrow
standards of others. What we do together here is our
business, nobody else's. Never, never doubt what we have
just done is anything but love. Never let yourself be restricted
by thoughts of what society would have you do, what it would
accept or condemn. Please promise me that.”
Lynne Connolly, Venice

“Connie threw back her head, opened her mouth and cried to the heavens, as every sensation built and exploded inside her, fireworks and waterfalls, starburst and throbbing heat.”
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“Impossible. But you know I'm there in spirit. In the middle of a ball, at the theater or even at court I'm here, inside you. Where I belong.”
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message 7: by Lynne

Lynne Connolly I am loving doing the new books, I hope you like them too!


message 6: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Lynne, thanks for accepting my friend request. Hope you're having a fab day!


~ Lei ~ Reading Is An Adventure ~ Thanks for accepting my friendvite. I've picked up a couple more of your books, so far, Stripped Bare by Lynne Connolly has really been the standout.


Savannah Lynne,
Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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message 2: by Peg

Peg Brantley Okay…. you made the 1911 up, right?


message 1: by Peg

Peg Brantley Thank you so much, Lynne, for your Goodreads friendship. I respect your craft and experience and savvy enormously, and am honored that you reached out to this little crime fiction author.


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