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Gilli Allan

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I write award winning contemporary romantic fiction with an edge. I refuse to prettify or romanticise the tricky business of relationships and love. My philosophy is that life is not a fairy tale. It can be confusing and difficult. Sex is not always awesome; it can be awkward and embarrassing, and it has consequences. You don't always fall for Mr Right, even if he falls for you. And realising you're in love is not always good news. It can make the future look daunting.
All three of my recent books, published by Accent Press - TORN, LIFE CLASS and FLY OR FALL - have received Chill with a Book AWARDS.
I went to art school and originally worked as an illustrator in advertising. I began writing when my son was small and was published immediatel
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COMING SOON _ THE 'BURIED TREASURE' BLOGBLITZ!!!!

Yesterday I received the publicity banner for my up and coming BlogBlitz, for BURIED TREASURE now only a fortnight away.  I am very excited. 

Many thanks to Rachel Gilbey and her 'Rachel's Random Resources' book promotion service for authors.





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Average rating: 3.68 · 157 ratings · 57 reviews · 7 distinct worksSimilar authors
Torn

3.45 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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Life Class

4.33 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 2012 — 7 editions
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FLY or FALL

4.40 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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Just Before Dawn

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Desires and Dreams

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