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Blaine D. Arden

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Born
in Zutphen, Netherlands
December 22, 1968

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Blaine D. Arden is a purple-haired, forty-something author of queer romance mixed with fantasy, mystery, and magic who sings her way through life in platform boots.

Born and raised in Zutphen, the Netherlands, Blaine spent many hours of her sheltered youth reading, day dreaming, making up stories and acting them out with her Barbies. After seeing the film “An Early Frost” as a teen in the mid-eighties, an idealistic Blaine wanted to do away with the negativity surrounding homosexuality and strove to show the world how beautiful love between men could be. Our difference is our strength, is Blaine’s motto, and her stories are often set in worlds where gender fluidity and sexual diversity are accepted as is.

When not writing or reading, Blaine h
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message 23: by Blaine

Blaine Macky wrote: "We both loved it Blaine, definitely Bristol next year... And I know Im going to like the book a lot. I love Lyskel already and Ariv is definitely ticking my boxes. ;) "

Cool :) Would be lovely to see you both again!

ps: just saw your review. Thank you :D I'm glad you liked it


message 22: by Macky

Macky Blaine wrote: "Macky wrote: "Yaaay Blaine!!! Thanks for invite, I'm honoured to accept... I'm also squeeing again! Lol. So great to meet you and chat yesterday, it was a fabulous day meeting fabulous people. :D"
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We both loved it Blaine, definitely Bristol next year... And I know Im going to like the book a lot. I love Lyskel already and Ariv is definitely ticking my boxes. ;)


message 21: by Blaine

Blaine Macky wrote: "Forgot to say just downloaded and started The Fifth Son. Xoxox :))"

I hope you enjoy it :)


message 20: by Blaine

Blaine Macky wrote: "Yaaay Blaine!!! Thanks for invite, I'm honoured to accept... I'm also squeeing again! Lol. So great to meet you and chat yesterday, it was a fabulous day meeting fabulous people. :D"

It was very lovely to meet you, too :D And your sister, of course!
I'm glad you enjoyed the UK Meet :) So many new ppl this year, and it was lovely to see so many readers attend as well


message 19: by Macky

Macky Forgot to say just downloaded and started The Fifth Son. Xoxox :))


message 18: by Macky

Macky Yaaay Blaine!!! Thanks for invite, I'm honoured to accept... I'm also squeeing again! Lol. So great to meet you and chat yesterday, it was a fabulous day meeting fabulous people. :D


message 17: by Blaine

Blaine Dustin Adrian wrote: "Howdy Blaine!
This Texas cowboy appreciates the friendship, darlin'.

Dustin Adrian Rhodes"


*tips her hat*
Same here :)


message 16: by Blaine

Blaine Rachel wrote: "WAHEY THAR, darlin!"

ROFL *waves at Rachel*
WAHEY right back atcha :D


message 15: by Rachel

Rachel Haimowitz WAHEY THAR, darlin!


message 14: by Blaine

Blaine Kaje wrote: "Hey, congratulations on the great review for The Fifth Son at Top2Bottom - 5 Kisses!"

Thanks, Kaje :)
*does happy dance*
They loved it :D


message 13: by Kaje

Kaje Harper Hey, congratulations on the great review for The Fifth Son at Top2Bottom - 5 Kisses!


message 12: by Blaine

Blaine Kerstin wrote: "Happy Birthday, Blaine! *singing*
Hope you'll have a fantastic day *hugs*"


Almost missed this.
Thank you, Kerstin :) I'm having a great day :D


message 11: by Kerstin

Kerstin Happy Birthday, Blaine! *singing*
Hope you'll have a fantastic day *hugs*


message 10: by Blaine

Blaine Kat wrote: "HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!! I wish you the best and most wonderful day ever, sweetie!!! {{{hugs}}} *throws confetti* :))

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Thanks for the lovely card, Kat :)
*hug*


message 9: by Kat

Kat HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!!!!!! I wish you the best and most wonderful day ever, sweetie!!! {{{hugs}}} *throws confetti* :))

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Kerstin Blaine D. wrote: "Kerstin wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, Blaine :)
And once again thank you for your help on our little project! *hugs*"

You're welcome :) *hug*
and I can't wait to see the result o..."


Heck yeah, me too! I'm so excited :D


Blaine Kerstin wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request, Blaine :)
And once again thank you for your help on our little project! *hugs*"


You're welcome :) *hug*
and I can't wait to see the result of that little project ;)


Kerstin Thanks for accepting my friend request, Blaine :)
And once again thank you for your help on our little project! *hugs*


Blaine Anne wrote: "Thanks for the accept, Blaine - great to meet you on GR :))

Anne
xxx"


Good to meet you on GR as well :)


Blaine L.C. wrote: "Thanks, Blaine. :-)"
You're welcome :D


message 3: by L.C.

L.C. Thanks, Blaine. :-)


Blaine Calathea wrote: "Hi Blaine, thanks for adding me as a friend! "
You're welcome :D


Calathea Hi Blaine, thanks for adding me as a friend!


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