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Shannon Donnelly

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Shannon Donnelly's writing has won numerous awards, including a RITA nomination for Best Regency, the Grand Prize in the "Minute Maid Sensational Romance Writer" contest, judged by Nora Roberts, RWA's Golden Heart, the Laurel Wreath, the Winter Rose, the Bookseller's Best, and multiple finalists in the Holt Medallion, the Colorado ACE, the Golden Quill, and others. Her work has repeatedly earned 4 Star Top Pick reviews from Romantic Times magazine, as well as praise from Booklist and other reviewers, who note: "simply superb"..."wonderfully uplifting"....and "beautifully written."

In addition to her Regency romances, she has had novellas published in several anthologies, has had young adult horror stories published and is the author of sever
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Lady Chance 01_smThe nice news came in that Lady Chance is nominated for InD’tale Magazine’s 2016 RONE Award. This means the book was given a high review rating of 4 stars or better. Now it’s going to a voting phase.


In May–May 23-29–In’Dtale will open up voting for “Historical Post-Medieval” where Lady Chance is nominated. That’s when folks can vote for it to go onto the final round.


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Average rating: 3.49 · 1,273 ratings · 130 reviews · 38 distinct works · Similar authors
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