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After earning her first rejection at the age of thirteen, bestselling author Sandra Byrd has now published more than forty books. Her adult fiction debut, Let Them Eat Cake, was a Christy Award finalist, as was her first historical novel, To Die For: A Novel of Anne Boleyn. To Die For was also named by Library Journal as a Best Books Pick for 2011 and The Secret Keeper: A Novel of Kateryn Parr, was named a Library Journal Best Books Pick for 2012. Roses Have Thorns: A Novel of Elizabeth I published in April, 2013.

Sandra has also published dozens of books for tweens and teens including the Secret Sisters Series, London Confidential Series and a devotional for tweens.

A former textbook acquisitions editor, Sandra has published many nonfiction
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Average rating: 3.94 · 7,836 ratings · 1,138 reviews · 65 distinct works · Similar authors
To Die For: A Novel of Anne...
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 1,901 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Let Them Eat Cake (French T...
3.72 of 5 stars 3.72 avg rating — 1,586 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Bon Appetit (French Twist #2)
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 899 ratings — published 2008 — 6 editions
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The Secret Keeper: A Novel ...
3.99 of 5 stars 3.99 avg rating — 592 ratings — published 2012 — 5 editions
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Piece de Resistance (French...
4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 613 ratings — published 2009 — 6 editions
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Roses Have Thorns: A Novel ...
4.07 of 5 stars 4.07 avg rating — 394 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Asking for Trouble (London ...
3.8 of 5 stars 3.80 avg rating — 343 ratings — published 2010 — 3 editions
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Island Girl (Forever Friend...
3.96 of 5 stars 3.96 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2005 — 2 editions
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Secret Sisters: Volume One
4.01 of 5 stars 4.01 avg rating — 109 ratings — published 2011
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"So, I went into this knowing it was a Tudor book (featuring Elizabeth), but so many people swear by Byrd's novels I decided to give it a go. What I didn't realize until I got my galley was that this is a Howard Book release. (Howard Books is Simon..." Read more of this review »
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“If your arteries are good, eat more ice cream. If they are bad, drink more red wine. Proceed thusly.”
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“I felt free this time, knowing I had a job and that I wasn't going to be graded. I could simply experiment and create. The thought occurred to me that if I always lived under the certainty of God's provision instead of the certainty of Lexi's worry, I might always feel this free.”
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“My mom would never ride an ATV,' he said. 'But you did.'

'Is that a good thing?' I asked.

He traced my lips with his fingertip. 'Yes.'

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Sandra Byrd Nicole wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Sandra! My sister is a huge fan of your books and I'm really looking forward to reading them myself!"

Thanks for thinking to friend me! I hope your enjoy the books and blessings on your own writing journey!


Nicole Thanks for the friendship, Sandra! My sister is a huge fan of your books and I'm really looking forward to reading them myself!


message 5: by Alice

Alice thanks so much for friending me!
I am SO excited about your next Ladies in Waiting book coming out in June!!!! I can't wait! I stayed up til 12:30 last night to finish To Die For; it was SO good! I felt like I was THERE on the Tower Green and almost burst into tears when Anne had her head taken and Meg had to be the one to wrap it up. :'( VERY well written! *****


Sandra Byrd Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Sandra! :D"

Glad to be friends! :)


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Sandra! :D


Sandra Byrd I hope you'll like them, too, Tammy!


message 1: by Tammy

Tammy Barley It's a delight to see you here! "Let The Eat Cake" is on my "permanent keepers" bookshelf. Glad to hear there's two more that I need to read.

=)

Tammy


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