Christina Dodd

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Upcoming 2019:
— STRANGERS SHE KNOWS: Cape Charade Full Length Suspense #3

New and now!
— HIDDEN TRUTHS: Cape Charade novella
— WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER (had better start running): Cape Charade Full-length Suspense #2, now in paperback with reduced ebook prices!

Readers become writers, and Christina has always been a reader. Ultimately she discovered she liked to read romance best because the relationship between a man and a woman is always humorous. A woman wants world peace, a clean house, and a deep and meaningful relationship based on mutual understanding and love. A man wants a Craftsman router, undisputed control of the

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Christina Dodd I don't get writer's block. I write books. It's my job. So I do it.
Christina Dodd That depends. :) I've published 52 books (and written 54) and they truly are all different. I always try to remember the advice I heard long ago —…moreThat depends. :) I've published 52 books (and written 54) and they truly are all different. I always try to remember the advice I heard long ago — start as far into the story as you can. But once, with DANGER IN A RED DRESS, I started far into the story and kept having to go back and back and it turned out where I had originally started was about 100 pages into the book. I'm currently writing the fourth Virtue Falls suspense and I think I nailed the first chapter. But this is what keeps me enthralled with writing — it's always different and new and I never really know what I'm doing. Maybe someday…(less)
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Dear Ones,
A writer-friend asked me that horrible question, “What’s your new book about?”

I told her WHAT DOESN'T KILL HER is a thriller. And it’s a comedy. It’s about survival against all odds. And it’s about learning to be a parent. She started to make that humming sound that meant she wanted to tell me I’d lost my mind.

…Okay, she was snoring.


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“Everyone thinks you're so strong and self-confident, but inside you're a frightened child, waiting to suffer betrayal again from those who should love you most.”
Christina Dodd, A Well Pleasured Lady

“I do care about real life. It's just not as interesting as what's in my books.”
Christina Dodd, Storm of Shadows

“You and me-we've whored together. We've fought together.And I still dunna understand how ye always seems to know where the money is hidden and the liquor is stored and the scandals are richest.'
It's a gift.”
Christina Dodd, Into The Shadow


BOM for October. We're going to choose from books that were all nominated twice and never won.

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“All I wanted was a man who could love and who loved me, who I could share my secrets with and know his.”
Christina Dodd, Virtue Falls

“For as long as I could remember, I had always been the girl who had watched her father kill her mother.”
Christina Dodd, Virtue Falls

“Elizabeth understood as she never had before. Everyone, all of them had lived secure in the belief that the earth was stable, unchanging, eternal.
Now no one could trust the ground beneath their feet.
Yes, the earthquake was the story of destruction, but not just of things. An earthquake destroyed security. It destroyed complacency. It changed the people who lived through it.”
Christina Dodd, Virtue Falls

“It was like living with a bad action movie, all excitement and motion, and no character development.”
Christina Dodd, Virtue Falls

“No matter how they fought they had always been like this: balanced between anger and passion, between hurt and glory.
When they first got together, she didn't understand how two people who had so little in common could be so madly, passionately in love.
When they split, she had realized madness and passion could never keep a couple together.”
Christina Dodd

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Janice You're welcome. Been very busy reading. Hope you had a great Christmas, and will have a Happy New Year.

Christina Dodd Janice wrote: "Thank your for friending me I've worked in a public library for over 30 years. I really have loved your Darkness Chosen, and your Chosen Ones series. Have a great day."

Thank you!

Janice Love that puppy. Looks like a sweet one.

Janice Thank your for friending me I've worked in a public library for over 30 years. I really have loved your Darkness Chosen, and your Chosen Ones series. Have a great day.

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