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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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Hugs, Kisses and Mistletoe Wishes

I’m excited to announce that I’ll be publishing a Christmas book this year in collaboration with seven other authors. Entitled A Gentleman for Christmas, the novel will be included in the anthology: Hugs, Kisses and Mistletoe Wishes.

To give you the history behind this anthology, eight Alberta romance writers have combined their talents to publish this eight-novel collection. The idea was born duri

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Hugs, Kisses and Mistletoe Wishes by Katie  O'Connor
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These breathtaking romances were such a delight to read. I know we’re in the spooky season right now, but I’ve always felt it's never too early to start dipping our toes into the holiday season, and fiction is the perfect way to do so witho" Read more of this review »
Hugs, Kisses and Mistletoe Wishes by Katie  O'Connor
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This new collection of short stories falls into the everything-you want-to-feel category of romance stories set in the spirit of Christmas. Eight Canadian authors, all romance writers of note, took refuge during the pand" Read more of this review »
Hugs, Kisses and Mistletoe Wishes by Katie  O'Connor
"I had the pleasure to read and review two of the stories from this collection, and they were so awesome that I just might have to dive back in for the remaining stories.

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Author C.J. Carmichael warms the hearts of her readers in this cozy, holiday romance novel, A Bramble House Christmas. This yuletide exultation takes a mother and son to Marietta, Montana; a reassuring place where goodwill, a family mystery, and an u ...more
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I'm a fan of Kate Morton. Her rich prose and strong narrative depth could be likened to the ebb and flow of the river that flows beside Birchwood Manor. Even so, The Clockmaker's Daughter disappoints, as the river did, too, and perhaps due to a cast ...more
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