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Shelley Kassian

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SHELLEY KASSIAN has been writing timeless love stories filled with romance or dark fantasy (romantasy) for more than twenty years, novels that include her recent beach read, A Sea for Summer. A history enthusiast, she’s traveled far and wide to explore secret gardens and medieval castles, having an avid interest in the Tudor period. Her prose has been described as “near rhapsodic,” “pitch perfect,” and “stylishly straightforward, rarely relying on complex turns of phrase.” Reviewers have said her narrative conveys “imaginative fantasy,” “fascinating characters,” and “refreshing romance.”

Shelley’s taken creative writing courses, holds board positions within professional associations, and retains a Professional Editing Certificate. Drawing on
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Shelley Kassian Jamie and Claire from Outlander come to mind, and maybe this is because of the TV series, which is topical at the moment. I LOVE the idea of time-trav…moreJamie and Claire from Outlander come to mind, and maybe this is because of the TV series, which is topical at the moment. I LOVE the idea of time-traveling from a modern period to a historic period. I think Diana Gabaldon crafted the conflict of a modern heroine with a sexy highlander well. I can't wait for season three. I own all of the books in the series and I think I'll read them again.(less)
Shelley Kassian The straightforward answer is that I love writing. I am passionate about creating stories, which hopefully readers will enjoy. I appreciate that I'm p…moreThe straightforward answer is that I love writing. I am passionate about creating stories, which hopefully readers will enjoy. I appreciate that I'm pursuing a job where every word not only defines my craft but also creates possibilities for something new.(less)
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Today, I have a fun surprise to share with you…

I’ve teamed up with 35 fantastic authors to give away a huge collection of sweet contemporary romances to two lucky winners!

Oh, and did I mention the Grand Prize winner gets a BRAND NEW eReader? 😁  

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"Re-igniting the spark

A Sea for the Summer was an enjoyable read. Claire and Peter, married for 25 years, have let too many things get in the way of their life as a couple. Is Claire avoiding him? Did Peter have an affair? Imagination can harm a marri" Read more of this review »
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"It's the first book I read by this author and won't surely be the last as I loved her style of writing and character development.
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I loved this heartwarming story. This second chance romance renews a previous crush as Poppy Holiday and Darius Badeaux prepare to enter Cranberry Cove’s annual Gingerbread competition. Their groundwork lays the foundation for far more than a towerin ...more
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Author Roxy Boroughs treats her readers to a journey that resembles Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol in her holiday romance, The Sprite before Christmas. This second chance love story takes Faith Bridges into her past, where a Christmas sprite (Holl ...more
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