Carmen-Shea Hepburn

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in South Africa
January 14




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January 2013


Carmen-Shea is a half-South African, half-Scottish hybrid with the confused accent to go with it.

A child of two countries, she’s never quite been able to settle in one place for very long and has only just returned to the UK after spending the past two-and-a-half years backpacking her way around Australia, and the gorgeous Middle Earth (that’s New Zealand for the uninitiated!).

She’s been a writer from the moment she first learnt to hold a crayon, but it wasn’t until the release of her debut novel Amanzimtoti: The Ridge in March 2016, that she finally felt like an author.

When she’s not travelling, she likes to write stories about boys who fall in love with other boys. Though she’s a huge fan of angst and drama, she does believe in happily-ev

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The Ridge (Amanzimtoti, #1)

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Congratulations to Elizabeth who is this months Goodreads Giveaway winner, having beaten almost 1500 other people to claim a copy of the first Amanzimtoti series novel!


Well done, Elizabeth, your copy will shortly find its way to you in Canada!

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