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Shelley Nolden

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Born and raised in the Milwaukee, Wisconsin area, Shelley Nolden headed east after matriculating from the University of Minnesota. After living in New York City for five years while working in finance, she and her husband decided they weren’t meant for city life and moved to Ridgewood, New Jersey.

In 2011, Shelley was diagnosed with acute promyelocytic leukemia. The first sign of her disease was losing her baby during the nineteenth week of pregnancy. She spent the first forty days of her illness inpatient, simultaneously mourning the loss of her baby while missing her eighteen-month-old. Because this type of leukemia prevents platelets from maturing into functioning clotting cells, her daughter wasn’t allowed to visit because even a hug co
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Shelley Nolden The second book in The Vines Series. The Spanish influenza of 1918, H1N1 in 2009, and various futile search efforts for the sunken HMS Hussar, reporte…moreThe second book in The Vines Series. The Spanish influenza of 1918, H1N1 in 2009, and various futile search efforts for the sunken HMS Hussar, reportedly laden with gold coins, will all play major roles in the next installment in the series. (less)
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THE VINES / North Brother Island Virtual Discussion Tuesday, April 13

Happy Tuesday!

I hope your week is off to a good start.

This evening (April 13th), at 8pm ET / 7pm CT / 5pm PT, Milwaukee-based Boswell Book Company will be hosting a virtual author event for me and my debut novel, THE VINES. I'm thrilled to share that I'll be in conversation with the fabulous historical fiction author Greer Macallister.

We'll be discussing the fascinating, dark history of North Brot Read more of this blog post »
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I absolutely loved this book. It is one of the more original stories that I have read in a long time that had me entirely sucked into this universe tha" Read more of this review »
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"This book was horrifying and riveting, disturbing and fascinating. I could not put it down. I loved the characters. I hated the characters. It was a train wreck waiting to happen as soon as I read the first page. The moral dilemmas aside, this book c" Read more of this review »
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"Ahhhh! This book was fantastic. I don’t even know where to begin. This will easily be in my top 10 for favorite books of the year. Fantastic plot, characters, and extremely thrilling. Bravo!"
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Thank you to everyone who's read and reviewed The Vines! I am so grateful for your support. All the kind words have meant so much to me, given the many years of researching and writing that went into creating this novel.

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