Jennifer Kelland Perry

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Jennifer Kelland Perry is a blogger, devoted reader and animal lover.
Born in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada, she left the city behind in 2010 for the rural writing life and is loving every moment. Calmer Girls is her debut novel, the first in a two-book series. The sequel, Calmer Secrets, was released in March 2017.
Jennifer lives by the sea in Newtown, Newfoundland and Labrador with her husband and their extremely spoiled cat, Vivian. She is currently working on bringing her third novel to publication.
You can visit Jennifer's writing and photography blog at www.jenniferkellandperry.com.
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Jennifer Kelland Perry I've long been fascinated about how different two individuals can be, even though they are born into the same family. The story of Calmer Girls was bo…moreI've long been fascinated about how different two individuals can be, even though they are born into the same family. The story of Calmer Girls was born when I had a strong desire to write about two characters on opposite ends of the introversion/extroversion scale. Sisters Samantha and Veronica are only a year apart but you couldn't find more opposite personalities in spite of their similarly shared surroundings and life experiences. The contrast between them was fun to explore throughout the plot.(less)
Jennifer Kelland Perry Calmer Secrets, the second and final title of the Calmer Girls series, is now released on Amazon. So I am working on the marketing side of things for …moreCalmer Secrets, the second and final title of the Calmer Girls series, is now released on Amazon. So I am working on the marketing side of things for those two books, while writing my third novel.(less)
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Hello, Peeps and Pets! Vivian K. Perry here, fondly looking back on a memory from Summer 2022. Oh, how I miss the warm days on Perry’s Point! The brilliant sunshine, the butterflies and buttercups, the… More
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