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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.”
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The Visitation by Frank E. Peretti The Visitation by Frank E. Peretti
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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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