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Sarah Ballance

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Sarah and her husband of what he calls “many long, long years” live on the mid-Atlantic coast with their six young children, all of whom are perfectly adorable when they’re asleep. She never dreamed of becoming an author, but as a homeschooling mom, she often jokes she writes fiction because if she wants anyone to listen to her, she has to make them up. (As it turns out, her characters aren’t much better than the kids). When not buried under piles of laundry, she may be found adrift in the Atlantic (preferably on a boat) or seeking that ever-elusive perfect writing spot where not even the kids can find her.

She loves creating unforgettable stories while putting her characters through an unkind amount of torture—a hobby that has nothing to do
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The Sins of a Few

Salem, 1692


The moment he steps off the boat and into his hometown of Salem, Nathanial Abbot knows the rumors about Salem are indeed true. For in the two years s...

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Published on October 29, 2014 07:19
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Maureen Mullis Hi Sarah, thanks for adding this fellow author as a Goodreads friend! I hope you'll add my books What Would Nancy Do?, In the Company of Women, The Christmas to Remember and Finding Normal to your to-read list. I'm looking forward to reading your book reviews and recommendations. Happy reading!


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Sarah Ballance K.E. wrote: "Hi Sarah!! Nice connecting with you on GR. =D

LOVED your author bio--thanks for the giggles, I needed them!!"


LOL! Thank you so much. Good to see you here! ;c)


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K.E. Saxon Hi Sarah!! Nice connecting with you on GR. =D

LOVED your author bio--thanks for the giggles, I needed them!!


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Sarah Ballance Georges wrote: ".....Hi Sarah!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy new year!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading and writing!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Wow, your enthusiasm is AWESOME! Thanks so much for the friendship and the warm wishes. I hope 2012 is WONDERFUL for you as well. :c)


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Sarah Ballance Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Sarah, it is a pleasure to meet you."

Thank you so much for the personal welcome. I am a HUGE fan, so I might be drooling a little right now. ;c)


Harlequin Books Hello Sarah, it is a pleasure to meet you.


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