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Alexa Kingaard

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Alexa Kingaard was born in San Diego, CA and has lived most of her life in the area. She currently resides in Carlsbad and is the mother of a son and daughter who continue to be her biggest fans and cheerleaders.

Her debut novel, KEEP FOREVER, was inspired by her late ex-husband who battled the residual effects of the Vietnam War for decades after his return. The burden he brought home is shared by combat veterans of all conflicts, and her fictional account highlights the collateral damage encountered by family members and loved ones living with PTSD in their midst.

Her second novel, MY NAME IS ROSE, departs from her personal experiences and focuses on the collective memories of her generation. She loves writing about nostalgia and the hum
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Alexa Kingaard I've only been writing for a couple years and found it most helpful to figure out what works best for me, not for other writers. I write whole chapter…moreI've only been writing for a couple years and found it most helpful to figure out what works best for me, not for other writers. I write whole chapters in my head, sometimes multiple chapters, then take myself to a notepad or computer to put everything down on paper. If it doesn't feel like a good day to write, I don't. I never force anything and have yet to experience writer's block. (less)
Alexa Kingaard It fulfills a sense of purpose by being able to leave something behind for my children. There is also a community of authors who are seeking their own…moreIt fulfills a sense of purpose by being able to leave something behind for my children. There is also a community of authors who are seeking their own fulfillment, not necessarily fame, so it becomes a sense of belonging to a group of like-minded individuals. There's a lot of cheerleading and support that goes on behind the scenes, and every person on the planet has something to share. (less)
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My Name Is Rose

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4.39 avg rating — 38 ratings — published 2018 — 9 editions
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Hello, Friends,

In the last year, I have made many new connections with readers through my newsletters, Facebook pages and Instagram posts. Thank you for your support and reviews of MY NAME IS ROSE, which has spent time on the Amazon Best Seller’s List and won First Place in an International Book Competition last Fall.

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"This is a beautiful story of a life long love and journey through all its special hills and valleys. A Vietnam vet and his blushing bride are perfect for each other and no matter what happens, they have each other. It is insightful from the vet side " Read more of this review »
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"Keep Forever was a heart wrenching, and beautiful book. It gave an insight into the traumas that affected soldiers after the Vietnam war and it was unlike any other book I had read on that subject. The author wrote this book so beautifully, that ever" Read more of this review »
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