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Dakota Willink

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Dakota Willink is an Award-Winning USA Today Bestselling Author. She loves writing about damaged heroes who fall in love with sassy and independent females. Her books are character-driven, emotional, and sexy, yet written with a flare that keeps them real. With a wide range of published books, a magazine publication, and the Leave Me Breathless World under her belt, Dakota's imagination is constantly spinning new ideas.

The Stone Series is Dakota's first published book series. It has been recognized for various awards and bestseller lists, including USA Today and the Readers' Favorite 2017 Gold Medal in Romance, and has since been translated into multiple languages internationally. The Fade Into You series (formally known as the Cadence due
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Heart of Stone (The Stone, #1)

4.15 avg rating — 2,516 ratings — published 2015 — 18 editions
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Stepping Stone (The Stone, #2)

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Set in Stone (The Stone, #3)

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Wishing Stone (The Stone, #4)

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THE SOUND OF SILENCE
Release Date: November 17, 2020





Amazon Top 100 Bestselling Author, Dakota Willink, brings an emotionally gripping, dark romantic suspense to the Leave Me Breathless World that is guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat!

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Breaking Stone by Dakota Willink
"Hands down one of the best series I've read. Krystina and Alex are everything but this book took me on an emotionally devastating ride that I'm not sorry one but I went on. Krystina is in total darkness and feels completely lost. Alex doesn't know ho" Read more of this review »
Breaking Stone by Dakota Willink
"After following this series from the beginning it was absolutely wonderful to read the final story to Alexander and Krystina Stone's story.

At the end of book #4 we seen they were preparing for parenthood and happy endings.

But in Breaking Stone it's c" Read more of this review »
Breaking Stone by Dakota Willink
"I thoroughly enjoyed this story even though it brought tears to my eyes more than once. It is a heartwarming story that brings a conclusion to many of the unanswered threads. Krystina said that “everything happens for a reason” and that is the motif " Read more of this review »
Breaking Stone by Dakota Willink
"Amazing end to the series. Definitely be aware of some triggers- but that beginning ripped my heart out. Well worth the read- the journey was perfect! As was the hea!!! "
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message 15: by Pam

Pam Dakota ~

Life has taken me hostage and has kept me away but I just want to say, THANK YOU for the gift of your friendship! Looking forward to sharing Great Reads with you in 2017 ❤muah❤




**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time!


message 14: by Dakota

Dakota Willink Carla ☺Did I Say That☺ wrote: "Hi Dakota..thanks so much for the add :-))"

No problem! I'll look forward to your book recs and reviews :)


Carla ☺Did I Say That☺ Hi Dakota..thanks so much for the add :-))


message 12: by Dakota

Dakota Willink Stacey is Sassy wrote: "Hey Dakota, thanks for the friend invite.

See you around :-) ♥"

Happy to connect :)


message 11: by Stacey

Stacey Hey Dakota, thanks for the friend invite.

See you around :-) ♥


message 10: by Dakota

Dakota Willink Michele ~ la Smoocherina wrote: "I'll give it a read! Thanks for asking!"

Thanks so much!


Michele ~ la Smoocherina I'll give it a read! Thanks for asking!


Dakota Willink Elizabeth wrote: "Hi Dakota! Thank you for the friendvite! I look forward to chatting with you on GR! :D"

Happy to connect!


✰ Liz ✰ Hi Dakota! Thank you for the friendvite! I look forward to chatting with you on GR! :D


Dakota Willink Pam wrote: "Hi Dakota :) Thanks for the friend-vite! I love finding little gems such as those, especially when they are outside your normal genre.

**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if yo..."


No problem! Glad to connect!


message 5: by Pam

Pam Hi Dakota :) Thanks for the friend-vite! I love finding little gems such as those, especially when they are outside your normal genre.

**btw ~ GR notifications doesn't like me very much, so if you reply back on your wall they won't let me know, I just don't want you to think I am ignoring you. Feel free and stop by my wall or drop me a message any time! Look forward to chatting with you


Dakota Willink Dawn wrote: "Dakota wrote: "Dawn wrote: "Thanks so much Dakota for the add...its good to connect with you on here instead of facebook...again thanks alot feel free to check out my book review blog

http://late..."


That is so AWESOME! I can't thank you enough :)


message 3: by Dawn

Dawn Dakota wrote: "Dawn wrote: "Thanks so much Dakota for the add...its good to connect with you on here instead of facebook...again thanks alot feel free to check out my book review blog

http://latenightsexybookre..."


we be sending out recs momentarily on your book hopefully i get people interested...i'll do anything to help other writers/authors :)


Dakota Willink Dawn wrote: "Thanks so much Dakota for the add...its good to connect with you on here instead of facebook...again thanks alot feel free to check out my book review blog

http://latenightsexybookreviewer.blogsp..."


No problem! I'm happy to connect! I'll be sure to check out your blog. And thanks for adding my book to your shelf - I appreciate the support :)


message 1: by Dawn

Dawn Thanks so much Dakota for the add...its good to connect with you on here instead of facebook...again thanks alot feel free to check out my book review blog

http://latenightsexybookreviewer.blog...


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