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Carla Capshaw

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Carla Capshaw is a Florida native who grew up dreaming of traveling the world and writing novels.

After visiting numerous countries, Carla began writing novels in earnest and eventually won two Golden Heart awards as well as a double Rita nomination for her first novel, The Gladiator. Carla loves passionate stories with compelling, nearly impossible conflicts. She's found Inspirational Romance is the perfect vehicle to combine lush settings, vivid characters and a Christian worldview.

Still living in Florida, Carla is always planning her next trip and plotting her next novel. Visit her at

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Merry Christmas! This is my favorite season and I can't believe it's here already! Of course, I say that every year. My son came home from college last week, the tree is finally up and the casserole is in the oven in preparation for the family party tomorrow night. Now, all I have to do is finish my current manuscript on time.

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Published on December 18, 2010 21:29
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“You paid $3,000 dollars for me.
- Money well spent for a woman beyond price. Knowing what I do now, I'd pay a thousand times that amount and consider myself blessed.”
Carla Capshaw, The Gladiator

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message 10: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Carla, thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you're having a wonderful day!

Abigail Mitchell Thanks for adding me!

Savannah Carla, thank you for the friendship.

Savannah Carla, thank you for the friendship.

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Gary Revel Thanks for the add CARLA:

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My birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record of the song about the MLK assassination, THEY SLEW THE DREAMER and more.

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Gwendolyn Gage Hi Carla! Thanks for being my Goodreads friend! :-)

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Mia Hi Carla. Thanks for the friendship.

message 3: by Jane

Jane I took down my facebook page - so I won't be chatting with you there anymore

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Beth Hi Carla,
Thanks for befriending this fellow Goodreads author!

Carolyn Haven Happy reading and writing.
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