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Shelley Shepard Gray

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Librarian Note: AKA Shelley Gray (Western Romance).

I live in southern Ohio with my husband, two teenagers, and two dogs. My days are filled with busy activities like most any other mom and housewife. But I also love to write books.

Each morning, after my kids go off to school, I sit at my desk, look out my window, and dream of other places. The hours fly by as I make up people and places and drink way too much coffee.

Writing for Avon Inspire has truly been a dream come true. Being able to spend my days in my make-believe world of the Brenneman Bed and Breakfast is a true blessing. I have enjoyed getting to know more about the Amish culture and tapping into my faith as I show each character’s progression toward a personal relationship with ou

As we prepare for tomorrow’s release of The Loyal Heart, I invite you to check out the Pinterest board created for this book.  The pins provide more information about Johnson’s Island and Galveston Island.  You will also learn more about the fashion during the Civil War era in Texas.  Order your copy of The Loyal Heart today!

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“If you can't see the bright side, why ya just need to polish the dull one.”
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“Don't worry so. Regret will only make you lose sleep, not solve the problem.”
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“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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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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