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Shannon Mayer

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Reading and writing from a very young age I learned early on that stories built in a fantasy world were where the fun was at. Reading books by Robert Jordan spurred me on and it was the first real epic fantasy that I fell in love with. After that came Piers Anthony, Melanie Rawn and into my older teen years, Anne Rice.

It was in Rice’s novels that the idea of urban fantasy really bloomed for me and it was about that time that my grandmother was letting me read her Harlequin Historical novels. (Okay, actually she was slipping them to me when my mother wasn’t looking, but let’s not get picky.)

The combination of love stories and darker fantasy stuck with me and it’s now not only what I gravitate towards to read on my off time (Kelly Armstrong,

I’ve been lucky enough to have some pretty amazing people on my publishing team and journey so far. My editors, cover artists, assistant and beta readers have been the perfect mixture of support, laughter, and ass kicking thatI’ve needed.

And now I’m excited to say that I’m adding Podium Publishing to that team.

Podium is a company focusing on quality productions, aiming to showcase not only the...

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Average rating: 4.07 · 40,143 ratings · 2,540 reviews · 34 distinct works · Similar authors
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Tracker (Rylee Adamson, #6)
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TRACKER (A RYLEE ADAMSON NOVEL, BOOK 6) releases on Thursday March 6th.

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message 1: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Shannon :-)
Thank you for the friend-vite! I also wish you incredible success with your writing. I don't know if you read vampire fiction, but here is my bestseller (a curiously spiritual vampire tale): Rabbit: Chasing Beth Rider
Have a super day and write any time!
Ellen C Maze

message 2: by Lisa

Lisa Kessler HI Shannon -

Thanks for your interest in my new eBook release "Across the Veil"!!!

Across the Veil Release

As an indie author, I couldn't make any of this happen without you! :)

I really appreciate your support, and I hope you love the story!!!

Lisa :)

Jennifer Thanks for the add!

message 4: by James

James Caterino Hi Shannon,
Thanks for adding me and looking forward to checking out your books. Have a great weekend!

Natasha Thank you for connecting with me on goodreads, I look forward to sharing some good books and some not so good good books with you -♥-
Sincerely Natasha
Paranormal Goddess [Book Blog]

Anagha Thanks for the friend request! Have a great day (:

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