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Margaret Ann Spence

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Margaret Ann Spence writes about women, the choices they make, and what happens next.

An avid baker and much less successful organic gardener, she draws on the mishaps and joys of these pursuits within the family mysteries unwrapped in her novels, Joyous Lies and Lipstick on the Strawberry.

Lipstick on the Strawberry won the Romantic Elements Category in the First Coast Romance Writers 2015 Beacon Contest. The novel was a finalist for the 2019 Eric Hoffer Book Award and in the 2019 Next Generation Indie Awards.

Margaret’s second novel, Joyous Lies, released February 15, 2021.

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From the time of the last recession comes this very funny book by an author who usually writes YA (Young Adult) fiction. The satire pumps it up to adult level. Prudence, an idealistic 24-year-old from Brooklyn, inherits a dilapidated farm on Vancouver Island.

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"Fascinating setting and situations - this novel packs in every twist and turn imaginable. Hippie commune forty years later, plant research, conspiracies, murder, abuse, animal rights activists, and even a love story. My favorite character was the agi" Read more of this review »
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