Tonya Plank

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After spending many years as a criminal appeals attorney in New York, Tonya returned to the West to focus on writing. She currently lives in her native Arizona with a small menagerie of rescue pets.

While working as a lawyer, Tonya developed a passion for ballroom dancing. For several years she wrote a dance blog, Swan Lake Samba Girl, which was lauded by James Wolcott in his Vanity Fair blog, and Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal.

Tonya’s first novel, Swallow, a dramedy about a lawyer with the psychosomatic disorder, Globus Hystericus, won several awards including gold medals in the Independent Publisher and Living Now Book Awards.

She's also written a romance trilogy, Fever, and a duet, Sasha, both set in the world of professional
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Fever (A Ballroom Romance, #1)

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Sweet Rhea


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Rhea passed away from her cancer November 29, almost a month ago now, and I’ve been quite heartbroken. She moved cross-country with me, and lived with me in five different apartments, and finally a house. She’d been with me through a tumultuous time in my life.


I adopted her from the ASPCA in New York in March, 2011. I’d been unemployed for nearly two years during the recessio...

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message 3: by Dawn

Dawn Thanks for the Add Tonya I get to that book as soon as i can! You will be the first to see the review when i get a chance to read and write it!

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Dawn XXOO!


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Tonya Plank Thank you for friending me, Lillian!

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Lillian ☁ Cloud 9 Books ☁ Thanks Tonya!!! :)

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