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Nicole Murray

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L. Nicole Murray is a creative writer by passion, training, and profession. She is a Columbia College graduate with a degree in Fiction Writing and Marketing. Nicole’s dual Gemini personality helps her pursue creative writing as a personal profession. Nicole explores the creative landscape of the mind to craft fiction out of real emotion. She currently writes short stories, novels, poems, and screen plays. Nicole has extensive experience in digital content strategy, content development, and social media marketing. She has developed, lead, and contributed to a number of custom campaigns for leading brands such as Comcast’s African American digital and social initiatives, The Toyota Green Initiative, General Mills’ Feedings Dreams campaign, a...more

Average rating: 4.23 · 13 ratings · 7 reviews · 1 distinct work · Similar authors
Autumn's Child
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Autumn’s Child tells the desperate story of Layla, a young and naïve

twelve year-old girl. Over ten critical years, her life changes quickly like

the colors of the trees in Autumn. Her parents are killed in a car accident

and she is forced to abandon her religious middle-class lifestyle.

She moves to the inner city streets of Chicago with her grand...

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Autumn's Child by Nicole Murray
"Layla’s journey begins as a sheltered, well-off adolescent and takes her through the death of her parents and the loss of all she’s ever known. She matures and changes as she learns to deal with poverty and the mean streets of urban Chicago.
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"Nicole Murray's story Autumn's Child should be an Oprah's book choice of the month. I love the author's writing style and she hooked me at the first paragraph. It speaks a lot as I usually judge a book's quality within the first page. Awesome stor..." Read more of this review »
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"I thought Autumns Child was an exceptional read and Layla's journey was beautifully portrayed. It is very sad at times and it is one of those books that will stay with you long after you have finished reading it."
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I suspect the most we can hope for, and it's no small hope, is that we never give up, that we never stop giving ourselves permission to try to love and receive love.Elizabeth Strout
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