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Christopher Shields

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Christopher Shields lives in Northwest Arkansas with his family and three dogs. Following what he considers to be his calling, he is a professor of criminal justice at the University of Arkansas, in Fayetteville. He loves working with students during the day, and writing at night. Christopher also enjoys spending time with his circle of close friends, playing his sax, and indulging his life-long passion for the Arkansas Razorbacks.

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I’ve been told that all authors come to love their characters—that they become the Authors’ children. I’m no different. I love Maggie, despite what she put me through. She was the most difficult character to develop, and the one I spent the most time wrestling with. She didn’t talk to me throughout the day, like many authors recount of their characters, but she did tell me how she was supposed...

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"Well Ill start off by saying that although I didnt like this book as much as the last two, it was still an enjoyable read. Also a cool end to the series.

Im not sure if the one year gap between books is what did it in for me or not but I didnt fin..." Read more of this review »
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Hello Christopher,

It's such a pleasure having you for a friend here at Goodreads. I look forward to reading about your work.

Thank you so much and best wishes to you.

My warmest regards,
CJ

Anatomy of a Poet by C.J. Heck
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Victoria Dougherty Mazel tov, Chris.Well deserved. Love ya almost as much as I love rye whiskey. Almost.


Christopher Shields Hi, Kelleigh, that's fantastic. I can't wait to find out. Thanks so much for letting me know. By the way, I hope you've been enjoying The Steward. I thought about posting on the board that I'm a little over half way into the third book, The Aetherfae, and can't wait to release it in April. I'll keep my fingers crossed, and talk to you soon. Take care, and thanks again. Very exciting. It's a great group, and I am honored to be considered.


Kelleigh Christopher! You're in the running to be our next featured Author of the Month!

Just wanted to give you a heads up - Good Luck!

~Kelleigh @ Five Star Series


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