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Sandy James

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Sandy lives in a quiet suburb of Indianapolis with her husband of thirty years and is a high school social studies teacher. She and her husband own a small stable of harness racehorses and enjoy spending time at the two Indiana racetracks.

She is published through Forever Yours, Carina Press, and BookStrand, as well as self-published. She has been an Amazon Bestseller many times and has won numerous awards, including two HOLT Medallions.
Look for a new contemporary romance series--Ladies Who Lunch--from Grand Central Forever Yours beginning in May 2014!

Please visit her website at http://sandy-james.com for more information or find her on Twitter (http://twitter@sandyjamesbooks)or Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/sandyjamesbooks) Represente...more


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Never have I written to any author before this day, but I just wanted you to know how touched I was by your writing skills. This story was flawless! I did not find one thing that I could say was wrong with the story line, characters, or the flow of the story. You have my highest praises as a seasoned reader. I think I can honestly... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 3.81 · 1,190 ratings · 305 reviews · 18 distinct works · Similar authors
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The Reluctant Amazon (Allia...
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Turning Thirty-Twelve
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Free Falling (Romance)
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Description: An excerpt from the award-winning second Damaged Hero book.
Faith of the Heart (Romance)
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The Brazen Amazon by Sandy James
" I really enjoyed this third book in the series and loved this story about Gina, the tomboy Amazon and her mission to protect Zach Hanson, self-proclaimed nerd and computer genius. The Egyptian Ancient, Sekhmet, has decided that as The Destructor,... " Read more of this review »
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Saving Grace by Sandy James
" A sweet cowboy, love story, thriller. Some erotic scenes but tastefully depicted "
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" Saving Grace is a story of a woman running from a dangerous man and she finds a home with a good man. He protects her, helps her and marries her to protect her with the help of her brother. I do love a good Western family romance novel. "
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Ashley ~twisted_illusions~ Hi Sandy, thanks for the friend request. Sorry it took so long I haven't been on as much lately. I'm really looking forward to reading The Reluctant Amazon.


message 40: by Beth

Beth Thanks for the friendship. I will be starting The Impetuous Amazon tonight or tomorrow depending how much reading time I get in today. I was so excited when Carina Press sent me an ARC. Looking forward to seeing you online.


message 39: by Sandy

Sandy James Shera (Book Whispers) wrote: "Thanks for the friend invite! Looking forward to reading your books."

Thanks, Shera! I look forward to hearing your thoughts. :)


Shera (Book Whispers) Thanks for the friend invite! Looking forward to reading your books.


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 36: by Gennie

Gennie Gee You are very welcome! I look forward to reading more of your books :)


message 35: by Sandy

Sandy James Thank you for accepting! :)


Sherri needs a twin Thanks for the friend request Sandy!


message 33: by Sandy

Sandy James Brandy wrote: "I'm so excited to read TURNING THIRTY-TWELVE!!" That's so sweet! I hope you enjoy it!!! :)


message 32: by Brandy

Brandy Rivers I'm so excited to read TURNING THIRTY-TWELVE!!


message 31: by Sandy

Sandy James Daren wrote: "Thanks for the friend request, Sandy! I can't wait to start reading your book, "Turning Thirty-Twelve"; it sounds so cute! :)"

Hi, Daren! Sure hope you enjoy the story!! :)


message 30: by Daren

Daren Thanks for the friend request, Sandy! I can't wait to start reading your book, "Turning Thirty-Twelve"; it sounds so cute! :)


message 29: by Sandy

Sandy James Cheryl wrote: "Thanks for the friend request Sandy! I love dogs, but miniature schnauzers are my favorite :)" They sure make great pets! :)


message 28: by Cheryl

Cheryl Thanks for the friend request Sandy! I love dogs, but miniature schnauzers are my favorite :)


message 27: by Sandy

Sandy James New contest to win a copy of LASR Book of the Year, Turning Thirty-Twelve! http://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sho...


message 26: by Sandy

Sandy James Major thanks to everyone who voted for Turning Thirty-Twelve! It was named Book of the Year for Long and Short Reviews!!


message 25: by Sandy

Sandy James I could use some help! Turning Thirty-Twelve is up for Book of the Year at Long and Short Reviews! I would love to have your vote!!! Please, please?? THANKS so much!!
http://www.longandshortreviews.com/pr...


message 24: by Sandy

Sandy James Wow! A great day yesterday! Also found out that The Reluctant Amazon won the Where the Magic Begins contest!!!


message 23: by Sandy

Sandy James I'm absolutely thrilled that The Reluctant Amazon won the paranormal category of the 2010 GOTCHA! Contest!!!


message 22: by Sandy

Sandy James Happy New Year, everyone!!


message 21: by Sandy

Sandy James Merry Christmas!!!


message 20: by Deidre

Deidre Thanks for the friend's add. Hope you have a wonderful holiday!


message 19: by Sandy

Sandy James Faith of the Heart just popped up in print!!!
http://www.amazon.com/Faith-Damaged-H...


message 18: by Sandy

Sandy James I just found out that Murphy's Law and Free Falling are finalists in the 2009 EPICs!!!


message 17: by Sandy

Sandy James I'm thrilled to announce that Turning Thirty-Twelve won the Aspen Gold Readers Choice Contest for the best Contemporary Romance of 2008!!!


message 16: by Sandy

Sandy James My pleasure! I'd love to know when you get the chance to read Murphy's Law! :-)


message 14: by Sandy

Sandy James Glad to hear it got there! I look forward to hearing your opinion. I sure hope you enjoy the story. :-)


message 13: by Melinda

Melinda I just received Murphy's Law in the mail yesterday! Thank you, and thank you for signing it. I look forward to reading it.


message 12: by Sandy

Sandy James Thanks, Shannon! It's not tough because it's a labor of love. These books are my "babies," and I always like to know what they're up to. ;-)


Shannon Sandy, I loved that you are so involved with your books after they are written. Keeping up with all the ratings and comments must be a tough job. :)


message 10: by Sandy

Sandy James Thanks, Sandra! I sure hope you enjoy the book! Please let me know what you think when you've had a chance to read it!! :-)


Sandra Thanks for the update. I just bought "Murphy's Law". Look forward to reading it.


message 8: by Sandy

Sandy James I'm glad you're looking forward to it! I'm just finishing up getting it packed to ship! You'll get it soon! :-)


Meghan (meggieriess) Thank you! I'm excited to read the book and review it!


Kittiya Hi Lee,
Thanks for the request. Also thanks for saying I have many helpful reviews. I try to make a point to write them but I tend to get behind. It's nice to know that they are helpful.

Thanks again, Kittiya


message 5: by Lee

Lee back at ya sister :)
Lee

Lee Silver
"Romance With a Twist"
THE TWIST, BookStrand #1 Bestseller
www.LeeSilver.org








message 4: by Sandy

Sandy James Hi, Lee! Glad to be friends with a BookStrand sister! :-)


message 3: by Lee

Lee Thanks for being my goodreads buddy, Sandy!

My new romantic suspense, The Twist is a Bookstrand #1 Bestseller! A story of mind-bending control and unnerving metamorphosis, The Twist unravels the tale of a hotshot consultant as he struggles to foil a plot to steal $12 million and to rescue the feisty, female scientist who has stolen his heart.

READ AN EXCERPT FROM THE TWIST

Have a great day!
Lee

Lee Silver
"Romance With a Twist"
THE TWIST, BookStrand #1 Bestseller
www.LeeSilver.org






message 2: by Ellen

Ellen Thanks for being a Fan, Sandy! Check my GoodReads page when you get the chance :)


message 1: by Ellen

Ellen Hey Sandy!
Thanks for friending me :) Have a wonderful week!

Ellen

www.ellendye.com


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