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R.K. Ryals

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R.K. Ryals is the author of emotional and gripping young adult and new adult paranormal romance, contemporary romance, and fantasy. With a strong passion for charity and literacy, she works as a full time writer encouraging people to "share the love of reading one book at a time." An avid animal lover and self-proclaimed coffee-holic, R.K. Ryals was born in Jackson, Mississippi and makes her home in the Southern U.S. with her husband, her three daughters, a rescue dog named Oscar the Grouch, A Shitzsu named Tinkerbell, an OCD cat, and a coffee pot she honestly couldn't live without. Should she ever become the owner of a fire-breathing dragon (tame of course), her life would be complete.

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Average rating: 4.16 · 9,262 ratings · 1,292 reviews · 29 distinct works · Similar authors
Redemption (Redemption, #1)
4.03 of 5 stars 4.03 avg rating — 1,993 ratings — published 2011 — 5 editions
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The Story of Awkward
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Retribution (Redemption, #3)
4.46 of 5 stars 4.46 avg rating — 856 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Ransom (Redemption, #2)
4.42 of 5 stars 4.42 avg rating — 924 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Mark of the Mage (Scribes o...
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Tempest (Scribes of Medeisi...
4.4 of 5 stars 4.40 avg rating — 442 ratings — published 2013 — 4 editions
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The Acropolis (Acropolis, #1)
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 416 ratings — published 2012 — 4 editions
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Cursed (The Thorne Trilogy,...
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 273 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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4.37 of 5 stars 4.37 avg rating — 378 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Labyrinth (Acropolis, #2)
4.32 of 5 stars 4.32 avg rating — 216 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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“Love isn’t roses. It’s those little square caramels and a root beer from the gas station because he knows that’s your favorite snack. It’s watching a musical with you without groaning. It’s handing you your glasses at night because he knows you’re too blind to find your way to the bathroom without them. Love is awkward.”
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“Remember, the way we perceive ourselves is often nothing like what we really are,” he said.”
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“Such a funny thing death is for mortals. You cry. You morn. You grieve. You get angry. But death is not always tragic, dear one. Sometimes death is the ultimate expression of love.”
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R.K. Ryals Hi Becca! Thank you so much for accepting! Yay! I am so glad that you are enjoying the book! I look forward to hearing your opinion!:) Huge hugs to you!!

Becca wrote: "Thanks for your add....loving your book so far...will be reviewing soon!"


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Becca Thanks for your add....loving your book so far...will be reviewing soon!


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R.K. Ryals Savannah wrote: "R.K thank you for the friendship...."

Thank you for connecting!:)


Savannah R.K thank you for the friendship....


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Wendy Hi R.K! Thanks for the invite.


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R.K. Ryals Harlequin Books wrote: "Happy Thanksgiving R.K. Ryals, it is a delight to meet you. If you have any questions about or books or Harlequin, please feel free to ask."

Thank you Harlequin Books! Happy Thanksgiving!! I hope it has been a fantastic day for all! And I will be sure to ask if I have any questions:) Thank you very much!


Harlequin Books Happy Thanksgiving R.K. Ryals, it is a delight to meet you. If you have any questions about or books or Harlequin, please feel free to ask.


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R.K. Ryals Natasha wrote: "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
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Hi Natasha! It's nice to meet you on goodreads! I look forward to sharing good and not so good books with you as well:) Happy reading!

R.K. Ryals


TashJann 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
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