Charline Ratcliff

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Mine is not your typical life’s story. Growing up, my family life, schooling, and lifestyle were anything but conventional, average or predictable. Being tenacious, an avid reader and hard-working allowed me to prevail against the pitfalls of my unusual upbringing.

As a child, my time spent alone in the outdoors brought about a love of photography; for with the camera I can capture countless wonders that encapsulate nature, land, and wild life. These frozen moments in time do evoke joy and other wonderful responses from viewers of my work.

Having a personality that craves to see the world, at one point I found myself in Maui. This led to the creation of Island Scents by Charline, an addition to my all-natural soy candle company and also the l
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Charline Ratcliff I give myself permission to take a break. Creativity will always return but it cannot be forced.
Charline Ratcliff I think that it allows me to view the world (past, present, and future) in a different-than-expected manner.
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The Curse of Nefertiti

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A Life in the Age of Pompeii by Charline RatcliffFor those of you who enjoy Historical Fiction, my new release, A Life in the Age of Pompeii, is available for free Kindle download through end of day today (2/22/19)!
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"Wow, Charline Ratcliff has done it again. After I read her first book, "The Curse of Nefertiti", I was excited to read more books by her. And now I enjoyed "A Life in the Age of Pompeii".

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"When dealing with Goddesses you never want to go against their wishes. Or at least what they think you know as their wishes. Told in a "diary style" this story is about the young girl the archeologists in the synopsis have found. There is tragedy,..." Read more of this review »
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DIYA: A Megawatt Approach to Change by Aruna Gurumurthy – a good read; and not quite the book I'd been expecting it to be; which was a pleasant discovery.

Beginning my reading, I noted the author's written comment about her book - that it "was not a t
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How Little We Know, by John L. DeBoer was an enjoyable and fast-paced read. A brilliant combination of action and intrigue that will surely make this title a 'must read' for any who enjoy the action, adventure, intrigue or thriller genres.

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message 14: by Stu

Stu Schreiber Your own story will make a compelling story. Ever think of writing it?


Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship. :-)


message 12: by Louise

Louise Hart Hi Charline, thank you for the friend invite.


Barbara Ann Thank you for the friendvite, Charline! I look forward to chatting with you about books in the future.


Chris- Bookaddict Hi Charline, thank you for the friend invite :)


Shannan Albright Thanks for the friendship Charlene.


Felicity Brandon Thanks for the friendship!


Selena Blake Charline,

Thank you so much for the friend request.

Happy reading!

SB


Charline Ratcliff Denise wrote: "Charline - just wondering if you are releasing another book in the near future? would love to read it if you are! hope all is well with you and cheers!"

Hi Denise,

Yes, I am. Two of them in fact - one children's and one adult!

Have a wonderful rest of your day!
Charline


Denise Charline - just wondering if you are releasing another book in the near future? would love to read it if you are! hope all is well with you and cheers!


Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


Derick Hudson Many thanks for the friendship, Charline.
Cheers,
Derick
www.derickhudson.blogspot.com


message 2: by Rai

Rai Hi Charline,

Thanks for your friendship here on Goodreads! You have an interesting profile. I've added your book, The Curse of Nefertiti to my tbr list. I love anything to do with ancient Egypt. It sounds like an intriguing and unique read :)

Cheers,

Rai


message 1: by Sarah

Sarah Hi Charline, thank you for the friend request! (=


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