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Hello :) I write supernatural and post-apocalyptic young adult novels which are also enjoyed by not-so-young adults. I live in Dorset, England with my husband and two noisy boys. Before children, I was signed to Universal Music as a singer songwriter. As well as writing novels, I also run eBookSoda - a place for readers to get FREE and bargain ebooks - yay!

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Outside (Outside #1)
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Shalini Boland Josselyn wrote: "Thanks for accepting my request. I'm eagerly awaiting the next books in the Outside and Marchwood Vampires series!! :D"

YAY!!! So glad you enjoyed them :D


Josselyn Stark Thanks for accepting my request. I'm eagerly awaiting the next books in the Outside and Marchwood Vampires series!! :D


Shalini Boland Dustin Adrian wrote: "Howdy Shalini!
This here Texas cowboy appreciates the friendship.
Thank ya kindly darlin'.

Dustin Adrian Rhodes"


Cheers Dustin :)


Shalini Boland Andrea wrote: "Congratulations on having so many people vying to win a copy of Outside! It was over 1100 last time I saw! x"

Thanks Andrea! Maybe I should've put a few more copies up for grabs.


Grammar*Kitten Congratulations on having so many people vying to win a copy of Outside! It was over 1100 last time I saw! x


Shalini Boland Andrea wrote: "Shalini wrote: "OMG I'm so happy to hear that! You're the first person to read it (apart from my beta readers) so I was really nervous to see what you thought of it. Thrilled and ecstatic you didn'..."

Just read your review! Wow, thank you so much. You've made my day. I've just made a start on book 3...


Grammar*Kitten Shalini wrote: "OMG I'm so happy to hear that! You're the first person to read it (apart from my beta readers) so I was really nervous to see what you thought of it. Thrilled and ecstatic you didn't hate it, lol xxxxx"

As if I could hate it! As I said in my review - you did so well not to fall into the 'middle book' trap - even some 'famous' authors manage to fall at that hurdle - and I'm now positively gagging to see what happens next!


message 4: by Shalini (last edited Jan 04, 2013 06:20AM)

Shalini Boland Andrea wrote: "L O V E D The Clearing.

Thank you so much for the privilege of allowing me to review it for you - it was amazing. Couldn't put it down. I will post my review on Amazon UK & US as soon as it will ..."


OMG I'm so happy to hear that! You're the first person to read it (apart from my beta readers) so I was really nervous to see what you thought of it. Thrilled and ecstatic you didn't hate it, lol xxxxx


Grammar*Kitten L O V E D The Clearing.

Thank you so much for the privilege of allowing me to review it for you - it was amazing. Couldn't put it down. I will post my review on Amazon UK & US as soon as it will allow me to :)


Shalini Boland Thanks Isabell! Nice to meet you :-)


Estelle B. Hi thank you so much for accepting my request! Have a great week! : ) xx


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