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Cherese A. Vines

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Novelist, Cherese A. Vines was born in Colorado into a military family during the late 1970s. Throughout her life, she has lived in several cities from Round Rock, TX near Austin to a suburb of Chicago, IL. After graduating from Middle Tennessee State University in 1999 with a degree in Mass Communications, she moved to Georgia and currently resides near the Atlanta area with her husband and two children.
Although she has a background in Journalism, Cherese's love of reading fiction led to creative writing pursuits. She has incorporated her experiences and her travels into her writings. In 2001, she self-published Countercharm her first young adult novel. The sequel to her well-received first book entitled Countercharm 2: Of Stars and Dreams...more


I first became aware of the Detective Dee or Judge Dee (Judge Di) stories when I saw the movie Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. It was a movie in subtitles but I enjoyed the mystery and fantasy so I watched the next movie Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame. […]
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Published on July 18, 2014 04:11
Average rating: 4.08 · 36 ratings · 18 reviews · 3 distinct works · Similar authors
Three Weeks in May
3.88 of 5 stars 3.88 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Countercharm
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Countercharm 2: Of Stars an...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 2009 — 2 editions
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Eve and Me (Excerpt) (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Oct 18, 2012 08:04PM
Description: A woman, fed up with her almost debilitating monthly visits from Aunt Flo, gets a ride on a time machine and travels back to have a little talk with first woman Eve about that apple.
Three Weeks in May (Science Fiction & Fantasy)
1 chapters   —   updated Feb 02, 2012 12:11PM
Description: Have you ever wondered if you chose the right one for you? Was there someone in your past that you could have been Meant for? In my new paranormal romance novel, Three Weeks in May, Gwendolyn Tolliver is asked just that question. Will she stay with the man she believes she loves; or will Gwen take the Matchmaker up on her mystical offer to discover if she truly does know her own heart?

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The Yam Po Club
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"Hi everyone, Turns out it’s my blog’s third anniversarytoday. I totally forgot until I signed in to write this post. Hip, hip, hip! Hurrah! Okay, back to the real post. Broken Ties (prequel novella to The Mentalist Series) is out! And it’s absolut..." Read more of this blog post »
Judge Dee at Work by Robert van Gulik
Judge Dee at Work: Eight Chinese Detective Stories
by Robert van Gulik
recommended for: chinese, mystery
read in April, 2014
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I first became aware of the Detective Dee or Judge Dee (Judge Di) stories when I saw the movie Young Detective Dee: Rise of the Sea Dragon. It was a movie in subtitles but I enjoyed the mystery and fantasy so I watched the next movie Detective Dee an...more
Unlucky Dip by Kate Tenbeth
Unlucky Dip
by Kate Tenbeth (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Cherese Vines by: Kitty Bullard
recommended for: YA,mystery
read in April, 2014
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Unlucky Dip by Kate Tenbeth is nothing like the Burly and Grim series she also writes. It is more for the young adult audience that begins with attempted murder.

Holly is celebrating her 15th birthday on a riverboat during a cold December night when h...more
Beginnings End by Heather Linn
Beginnings End (Shattered Skies, #1)
by Heather Linn
recommended for: vampire erotica
read in March, 2014
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Beginning's End Book One of the Shattered Skies series by Heather Linn begins with an alien invasion. But it's not the kind we think of: little men with big heads. No, it's something far worse, and humans ignored the warnings.

The aliens of Catalina's...more
Broken Ties by Kenechi Udogu
Broken Ties (The Mentalist Series, #0.5)
by Kenechi Udogu (Goodreads Author)
recommended to Cherese Vines by: Kenechi Udogu
read in May, 2014
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I really liked this prequel to The Menalists series by Kenechi Udogu. The author has a way of drawing on the reader's emotions that really brings you into the story. My only compliant is that this is a teaser. It was much, MUCH too short. It leaves a...more
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Broken Ties by Kenechi Udogu
Broken Ties (The Mentalist Series, #0.5)
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Sticks, Stones, and Dragon Bones by Evelyn Ink
Sticks, Stones, and Dragon Bones (The Dragon Bone Series #1)
by Evelyn Ink (Goodreads Author)
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recommended for: ages 5-11, all ages
read in January, 2013
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Sticks, Stones and Dragon Bones by Evelyn Ink revolves around the five Darlington sisters and their adventures in Enil. After finding a chest in their attic, Paige and Bean discover a map, books, coins, a sword engraved with their mother's name, an o...more
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