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Shaila Patel

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As an unabashed lover of all things happily ever after, Shaila's younger self would finish reading Cinderella and fling her copy across the room because it didn't mention what happened next. Now she writes from her home in the Carolinas and dreams up all sorts of stories with epilogues.

Her #ownvoices debut novel, Soulmated, won first place in the YA category of the 2015 Chanticleer Book Reviews Paranormal Awards. Fighting Fate, Book 2 in the series, releases April 2018.

A member of the Romance Writers of America, Shaila is a pharmacist by training, a medical office manager by day, and a writer by night. She enjoys traveling, craft beer, and teas, and loves reading books—especially in cozy window seats. You might find her sneaking in a few pa
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Shaila Patel I originally had four planned, but I'm restructuring the third right now to keep it from slipping into a fourth! At the end of the series, I'm…moreI originally had four planned, but I'm restructuring the third right now to keep it from slipping into a fourth! At the end of the series, I'm planning on writing a historical novella that tells the story of the very first soulmated empath couple from 4500 years ago and how those events influenced Lucky and Liam's present. :)

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Shaila Patel I think my first response was "Oooo....the HANDS are perfect!" I was so excited about the henna design, and considering how important the sense of…moreI think my first response was "Oooo....the HANDS are perfect!" I was so excited about the henna design, and considering how important the sense of touch is in this story, the cover nailed it!(less)
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Hi Everyone!

I hope you're all enjoying the cooler temperatures! I know I am here in the Carolinas! It's perfect weather to snuggle up with a good book--and that's why I'm writing :)

My publisher put Soulmated on sale for 99 CENTS in the U.S. and even on Amazon.ca and Kobo CAN! If you're in the mood for a young adult, interracial, paranormal romance, this book's for you. Hurry though. Sale ends a... Read more of this blog post »
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" Sarah (The Clever Reader) wrote: "Yes!! I freaking loved these books too! I'm counting down to book three!"

Aww, you guys are great for my ego!! Thank
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"I am torn! I'm so surprised but I'm going to have a hard time waiting for the next book! I loved it! When will that be?!?!?!"
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"The story was moving and captivating! Love stories should be about feeling everything. I loved it and cannot wait to read more about these young lovers."
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" A.A. wrote: "Isn't it amazing? I'm obsessed! I just finished this last week and immediately ordered the rest of the books in the series."

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