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Paranormal Romance Author suitable for YA
I am a Registered Nurse who is now devoting my time to writing fiction, reading, making scrapbooks, taking pictures, traveling and enjoying family and friends. I am a mother of two. When I'm not writing, I'm dreaming up characters for my next book. I love cotton nighties and comfortable shoes. My dream is to one day have an island of my very own where I can hold up there and write until my hearts content.

Picture Milo is trouble.

He lives it, breathes it. He embraces anything that numbs and takes his mind somewhere else, a world where his mother is herself and not just a shell, and his brother didn't almost kill her, severing any relationship they had. But more importantly, Milo drowns out the guilt for leaving his mother and not being able to forgive his brother. He drowns his pride and moves on to ano... Read more of this blog post »
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Average rating: 4.08 · 65 ratings · 29 reviews · 2 distinct works · Similar authors
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Wide Open by Shelly Crane
"What an AMAZING book...I fell in love with WIDE AWAKE and after being introduced to Milo briefly in it, I was really wondering on how much I would enjoy a story about him...
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"What a lovely spin off from Wide Awake, which I absolutely loved. I am so inspired by Shelly Crane’s work, I can’t even begin to say how much. Watching her career grow is such a fun experience to witness.

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" I was constantly grabbing on to the moments that would make me feel something other than emptiness and guilt. And as soon as it left, I was back to wondering how I was going to make it through the day.

Milo has his ghosts he has to deal with d..." Read more of this review »
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Her chest began to quake softly. "Why?"
"Why what, sweetheart?" I said gently.
"Why do you want me?"
I didn't even have to think. "Because anyone who's been through what you have and can still come out in one piece on the other side is a beautiful creature that I want to know.
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I totally loved Milo's story. It will be forever etched into my heart. I laughed, cried and fell in love with every single character. This book was very personal for me. It was very real an
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“You have touched my soul, and I have seen your heart, and I know I am forever changed by the essence of you.”
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“It's as if I've stepped through a time portal into a place where acceptance is the norm, so unreal.”
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message 32: by Alicia

Alicia Thanks for the friendship add Jenna!! i'm looking forward to reading some of your books! happy reading :D

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K.E. Saxon Thanks for the GR friendship, Jenna!

message 30: by Jenna

Jenna Roads That would be awesome. Thanks for your friendship. :)

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Rachel R. (My Book Empire) Thank you for the invite! Hope I can read one of your books someday :)

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Jenna Roads Kayla wrote: "Lovely to meet you. I like your dream of an island! Best Kayla"

Great to connect on goodreads. Best wishes!

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Kayla Stonor Lovely to meet you. I like your dream of an island! Best Kayla

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Jenna Roads Fred wrote: "Thanks Jenna! Look forward to being friends here!"

Thank you Fred. It will be great :)

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Fred Thanks Jenna! Look forward to being friends here!

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Jenna Roads Fathima wrote: "Hey Jenna ! Thanks for the add , nice to meet you :D"

No, thank you! :)

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Fathima Hey Jenna ! Thanks for the add , nice to meet you :D

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Jenna Roads Jessica wrote: "Thanks for connecting with me here and on Facebook Jenna!!"

The pleasure is mine :)

message 21: by Jessica

Jessica Thanks for connecting with me here and on Facebook Jenna!!

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Jenna Roads Thank you!

message 19: by Liz

Liz DeJesus Thanks for adding me to your friends list. :D First Frost by Liz DeJesus

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Jenna Roads Hi Karen,
Thanks so much, great to connect.

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Karen Tyrrell Hi Jenna, thanks for friending,
How are you?
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson Thanks for the friendship! Happy Reading :)

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Jenna Roads J.C. wrote: "Hey Jenna thanks for friending me. :-)"

No, Thank You :)

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J.C. Hey Jenna thanks for friending me. :-)

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Jenna Roads Brandi wrote: "Hi Jenna, thanks for the add!"

Brandi wrote: "Hi Jenna, thanks for the add!"

Thank you! I look forward to connecting here!

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Brandi Salazar Hi Jenna, thanks for the add!

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Holly Letson Thanks for the add! Feel free to drop by at any time to recommend me books or mangas/GNs that you think that I would like.

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Jenna Roads Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend"

The pleasure is all mine!

Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

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Jenna Roads Tamara Rose wrote: "Hi Jenna and thanks for your friendship :D"

It is all my pleasure.

Tamara Rose Blodgett Hi Jenna and thanks for your friendship :D

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Jenna Roads Carole wrote: "Hi! finally on here!"
Yes, So good to connect!

Carole Gill Hi! finally on here!

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Jenna Roads I look forward to connecting.

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Peg Brantley Thanks for your Goodreads friendship, Jenna.

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Jenna Roads Simon wrote: "Thanks for looking me up, Jenna."
You're welcome

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Simon Thanks for looking me up, Jenna.

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