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Louann Carroll

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Louann Carroll is a Native Californian living in the Sierra Nevada foothills with her husband, Dennis.

Mother to three children, she is an avid rock, fossil, and gem hunter who enjoys sharing her finds with family and friends. She is a student of alternative religion, archaeology, anthropology, and paleontology.

After leaving her position as C.E.O. in the Bay Area, she has pursued her writing career with much success. Winner of the 2010 Crescent Moon Press award for best novel, she has gone on to write radio talk shows and articles on adoption.

She is the author the Gemini series including Gemini Rising, The Light and the Flame (coming soon) A Shadow of Time, a paranormal romance, Shadowlands, a prequel, Journeys, The Adventure of Leaf, and n
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Louann Carroll I just sit down and write. Otherwise, I start to feel stressed about not being able to write. If I just write, even if it's a short story, I feel…moreI just sit down and write. Otherwise, I start to feel stressed about not being able to write. If I just write, even if it's a short story, I feel better about myself and writing. There is an old saying and darn if I can remember who said it but it goes, "Write drunk. Edit sober." I have yet to try it, but when I do, I'll let you know how it goes. (less)
Louann Carroll I can escape my life whenever I want to. I have Crohn's disease which is a horrible disease that haunts my every step. When I write I don't think…moreI can escape my life whenever I want to. I have Crohn's disease which is a horrible disease that haunts my every step. When I write I don't think about anything but the characters on the page. Thank you for asking!(less)
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Gemini Rising

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Innocent Blood

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The extended family had a round table discussion the other day about our two newly teen girl(s) rights on sleep overs. One family was dead set against it while the other family was for it as long as they knew the hosting family. I listened in, remembering my days of sleep overs and then my children's favorite fun time retreat to other kid houses. It was fun, but times are a'changing.

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“It doesn't matter what you do in life as long as it's helpful, kind, and generous. What matters most, to my point of view, is what life does to you!”
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“I wish I was a woman of about thirty-six dressed in black satin with a string of pearls.”
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“There's nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and open a vein.”
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CaliGirlRae Thanks for the friendship invite, Louann! Have an awesome Friday!


Penelope Marzec So nice to see you here!


Louann Carroll You too Penelope. I had no idea you've written so many books. I had a lot of fun checking out your profile.


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Jess Haines Yikes, sorry it took me so long to approve the friend request! Thanks for adding me. =)

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Harlequin Books Hello Louann, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador


Louann Carroll Hi, Kim (if you are still there *hangs head in shame*): I don't know how I missed this, but hello back to you. I've read Harlequin all my life. If I have questions I will contact you. If you need someone to interview one of your authors I can do that too.

Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Louann, it is a pleasure to meet you. If you ever have any questions about Harlequin or our books, please feel free to ask.

Kim S, Harlequin Books ambassador"



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