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Athina Paris

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Athina Paris writes romance, but some call it "epic melodrama".
Born in Mozambique and raised in South Africa, she has an artistic streak, vivid imagination, and an eye for detail, which she used wisely in studying Interior Design and Creative Writing.
Apart from romance, she has also an interest in fantasy and is fascinated by ancient civilizations, both real and mythological.
On Facebook, Goodreads, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Wattpad she belongs to numerous Writers' Groups.
She lives near Johannesburg and has two children.
Her novels are explorations of relationships, love dynamics, and the consequences of obsession.

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I am often asked how I write about places I've never seen. How do I know in which direction the river flows, if the cobblestones are russet red, and is the baobab 30 feet tall?The answer is; I don't know all those things for sure.
Some of the places I write about are real, and those who live in the areas will recognize them instantly, but often, scenes come out of research I d... Read more of this blog post »
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