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Samantha Priestley

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Born
Sheffield, The United Kingdom
Member Since
January 2008


Samantha is a UK based writer, with short stories published in various magazines and anthologies both at home and abroad, including the new Edit Red anthology, Late Night River Lights.

Samantha’s first novel, Despite Losing it on Finkle Street, was chosen as the launch title for the new imprint, Pioneer Readers, at Fygleaves Publishing, where the first chapter can be read online. The book is available to order from all bookshops and websites. ISBN 9780955078057.

Average rating: 3.86 · 14 ratings · 4 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
Despite Losing It On Finkle...

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I did the first ever Skype appearance at The Retford Bookshop’s monthly Bookchat on 19th February at 2.30. The bookshop, Bookworm, runs a Bookchat in store each month and for the first time I joined in via Skype.

It was a brilliant idea from the Retford Bookshop and I had a great time. The bookgroup really enjoyed the experience and I'd love to do this again if anyone runs a bookgroup and would... Read more of this blog post »
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message 14: by Bill

Bill Hello Samantha,

I just know you either are a golfer or have one or two among family & friends...Check out my latest, The Feathery. Set in San Diego, London & Scotland. It's not all about golf...on Amazon UK with synopsis & reviews.

Thank you


Bill


message 13: by Dianne

Dianne Ascroft I love the title of your book! It's always lovely to meet a fellow writer - especially another UK based one.

Dianne Ascroft,
author of 'Hitler and Mars Bars'


message 12: by Zetta

Zetta Thanks for the add. It's nice to meet a fellow author in the UK!


message 11: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Thanks Samantha for the friendship!
Blessings,
Jeannie


Heavenlypeachgarden Happy 2009 to you


message 9: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Question In My Profile.


message 8: by Roger

Roger Cottrell You are most welcome, Samantha


message 7: by Roger

Roger Cottrell Hi Samantha,
Always good to meet another writer,
Hope to talk soon,
ROGER


Heavenlypeachgarden Dear Samantha
Have a great all Hallows
best wishes to your family

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message 5: by Aine

Aine MacAodha Its a pleasure to meet you, thanks for the friendship hand!


message 4: by Ceci

Ceci Great to meet you, Samantha!! :) Thanks for the add.


message 3: by Kelly

Kelly Moran Pleasure to meet a fellow author!
Kelly Moran
home.wi.rr.com/kellymoran
XXXOOO


Jeremy I want to apologize for the all the recommendations from me today. I only pressed the send button once--I'm not sure what happened.

Argh...this is terrible...

Again, I'm very sorry.

-Jeremy


Daniel
Samantha, I have added your book Despite Losing it on Finkle Street, to my to-read list.


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