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Shelley Shepard Gray

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Librarian Note: AKA Shelley Gray (Western Romance).

Shelley Shepard Gray has published over seventy novels. She currently writes Amish romances for Harper Collins, Kensington, and Simon & Schuster and contemporary women’s fiction for Blackstone Publishing.

Her novels have been Holt Medallion winners and Inspirational Readers Choice and Carol finalists. Shelley’s novels have appeared on both the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists.

Her novels have been highlighted in the Philadelphia Enquirer, Washington Post, Time Magazine, and USA Today. She has also been interviewed on NPR as well as numerous regional radio stations.
Before writing romances, Shelley lived in Texas and Colorado, where she taught school and earned both her bachelor

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“If you can't see the bright side, why ya just need to polish the dull one.”
Shelley Shepard Gray, Winter's Awakening

“Don't worry so. Regret will only make you lose sleep, not solve the problem.”
Shelley Shepard Gray, Grace

“Would you think it strange if I said I was having a good time? We're lost and confused and carrying around a cat. By all accounts, I should be feeling completely at a loss. Irritated.”
Shelley Shepard Gray, Autumn's Promise
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Here is the poll for May's Book of the Month. The one with the most votes will be our group read, while the one with the second most votes will be the group buddy read.

A Noble Masquerade (Hawthorne House, #1) by Kristi Ann Hunter A Noble Masquerade by Kristi Ann Hunter
  11 votes 42.3%

The Loyal Heart (Lone Star Hero #1) by Shelley Shepard Gray The Loyal Heart by Shelley Shepard Gray
  5 votes 19.2%

At Bluebonnet Lake (Texas Crossroads, #1) by Amanda Cabot At Bluebonnet Lake by Amanda Cabot
  4 votes 15.4%

Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig Dead Reckoning by Ronie Kendig
  3 votes 11.5%

Sons of Thunder (Brothers in Arms Collection (Summerside Press)) by Susan May Warren Sons of Thunder by Susan May Warren
  2 votes 7.7%

Frasier Island (Frasier Island Series #1) by Susan Page Davis Frasier Island by Susan Page Davis
  1 vote 3.8%

26 total votes

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Christine Hatfield Shelley I was wondering if you can autograph your book called Christmas in surgarcreek: a season of surgarcreek Christmas novel and send it in the mail for me please

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Karen your post are so good they are hard to put down once you start I have read a good share of them only ones that are not out an once they are were I can pick up at the library I will be doing that. thank you for this chance. Karen at

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