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Laura Rahme

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Laura Rahme is an Australian-French writer based in Sydney. She was born in Dakar, Senegal where she spent her early childhood. Deeply inspired by her Lebanese, French and Vietnamese heritage, she has a passion for covering historical and cultural ground in her writing. She is fluent in French, English and proficient in Spanish but chooses to write in English.

  Her first novel, THE MING STORYTELLERS (2012), is a historical saga set in China's Early Ming Dynasty. THE MASCHERARI (2014), is a historical mystery with supernatural themes set in late medieval Venice. Her third novel, JULIEN'S TERROR (July 2017) is set during and after the French Revolution and pays homage to her Breton roots.

  Laura holds a Bachelor's degree in Psychology fro
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The Ming Storytellers

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"Never stop. If I could give one piece of advice in my whole life, that would be it." - Lisa J Yarde
Undaunted by new ground, she has penned a six-part series set in Moorish Spain, her favorite place to travel is Spain, and she has devoted 20 years of research into Spain's history - she is, the pioneering and fearless, Lisa J. Yarde.

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message 5: by Laura

Laura Lovely meeting you, Tom.

Best,
Laura


message 4: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Laura,

Thank you for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


message 3: by Laura

Laura Lovely to share with you, Macarena :)


Macarena Hello Laura,

Thanks for your friend request.

Have a nice day! :)

Greetings from Chile.


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Laura For those who have read The Ming Storytellers, there is a fun quiz on Facebook called What The Ming Storytellers Character are you? You would need to login to complete it. But here it is, enjoy ;) http://apps.facebook.com/quizmaker/qu...


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