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Annie Rayburn

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August 13




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“Sizzling romance that tugs at your heart!”
Traditionally published in short stories, Carol Burnside (aka Annie Rayburn)'s novel length manuscripts have placed in numerous contests and won five, including the prestigious Maggie Award for Excellence. Her personal second-chance-at-love story resulted in a marriage to her high school sweetheart of thirty-plus years. They reside in northern Arkansas, where Carol enjoys the Ozark foothills from her office windows and drinks sweet iced tea year round.

Writing as Annie Rayburn, she produces speculative fiction, erotic romances. Imagine our world today with a humanoid race very much like us (Crainesians) living peacefully among us here on Earth and searching for their life-mate. They have the abilit

Dear Santa, This year I’ve no big list of wants for myself. I’m blessed and content. So this year, I’m reminding you there’s an unlimited supply of my short story, Home for Christmas, to distribute freely to older teens and … Continue reading → Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.15 · 60 ratings · 19 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Bittersweet Obsessions

4.36 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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Annie Rayburn K.E. wrote: "Thanks for the friend-connect on GR, Annie!! Looking forward to perusing your bookshelf."

Same here. Happy reading!

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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the friend-connect on GR, Annie!! Looking forward to perusing your bookshelf.

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