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Dakota Willink

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Dakota Willink is an Amazon Top 100 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 six published titles, 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, including the Readers' Favorite 2017 Gold Medal in Romance. The Cadence duet was a finalist in the HEAR Now Festival Independent Audiobook Awards. In addition, Dakota has written under the alternate pen name, Marie Christy. Under this name, she
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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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Published on September 22, 2020 07:37 Tags: contemporary-romance, dark-romance, romance, romantic-suspense, romantic-thriller
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I knew this book was going to be dark, but nothing prepared me for this book AT ALL. I finished Sound of Silence two days ago, and I cannot stop thinking about " Read more of this review »
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This book is my first by Dakota and I can definitely say, I'M IMPRESSED. Her storytelling skills are superlative. She built the danger and drama till my pulse was racing in every chapter, my heart beat outside my chest like" Read more of this review »
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I love a good second chance story, but this was so much more than that. Falling In has all the feels—strong chemistry with plenty of oh-so-steamy scenes, drama, and intrigue. I was completely swept off my feet in this small town, fake fiancé romance. ...more
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I hope you enjoyed reading The Sound of Silence. This book was inspired by a piece I wrote for Nevertheless We Persisted: Me Too, a special audiobook collection of essays and poems from people who are survivors of sexual discrimination a
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WOW!!! This book so much more of what I was expecting, this story shattered my hearth and put it back together piece by piece. What an amazing story of survival, determination and hope this book was.

Giana thought she found the person that will cheris" Read more of this review »
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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 :)


Stacey is Sassy 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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