D.J. Kirkby

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Dee lives in the South of England in a home otherwise filled with males – husband, boys and pets – she writes to escape the testosterone.

She writes using the name D.J. Kirkby and Dee Kirkby. Dee is the author of Without Alice, My Dream of You, My Mini Midwife, the Special Deliveries series, Realand, Raffie Island and Queendom (The Portal Series for 7 - 11 year olds), and The Rules.

Dee can be found chatting to people on Twitter and Facebook.

Her website for childrens' books is here: http://www.deekirkby.co.uk

Her website for adult books is here: http://djkirkby.co.uk/
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Dear Doctorate – Year 3, sometime in August 2020

Dear Doctorate Diary, The plan was to do  post on how caking has saved my sanity. But, Covid – 19 wanted more attention so here we are with more rambling from me and no cake photos. I think I first started this post in April and now here we are ...
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Description: Have you ever had a secret? One so important that it feels as if it will tear you in two? Stephen’s got one. He's also got a great job, beautiful wife and an adorable son. Outwardly his life seems perfect but it means nothing without Alice. Read Without Alice and meet a man who you will love to hate until you learn to love him.
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Description: Join Max and Laura on their first adventure in The Portal Series as they discover what rainbow corices are capable of and run into a bit of bother with a gang of albino slugs…just an average day in Realand.
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D.J. Pat wrote: "Team work!

This is so cute.

Pat Amsden
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Hi Pat
It took me a few minutes to figure out what you were referring to! You meant the photo on my blog, right? I thought it was quite cute too :)
Denyse


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Pat Amsden Team work!

This is so cute.

Pat Amsden
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William O'Brien Hi D.J.- Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website http://www.peteradarkenedfairytale.co.uk
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date Feb.
Best wishes, William


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