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Claire Allan

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Dear reader, 
once again I have been neglecting you. The truth is I have been busy writing, and writing and writing (which is what you would expect of me in fairness) towards the deadline for The First Time I Said Goodbye.



At this stage I think it's timely to tell you a little about the book - and to confess that, perhaps unlike any other book I've written - it has got under my skin and I'm Read more of this blog post »
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If Only You Knew

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Feels Like Maybe

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Derick Hudson Thanks for the connection, Claire! You may like my 2012 debut,a hilarious Irish romcom called 'Dysfunctional Romance!' which has 19 five star reviews on Amazon and over 8,000 followers on Twitter already! see my blog for details:
www.derickhudson.blogspot.com
Kind regards,
Derick


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