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Sydney Avey

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Sydney Avey writes about ordinary people who muster faith and courage to step over uncertainty and continue the journey. Her novels invite compassion for the stumbles of the past and offer hope for the future, if only a glimmer.

Sydney Avey is the author of The Sheep Walker’s Daughter and The Lyre and the Lambs. In her latest novel, The Trials of Nellie Belle, she tells the story of the great grandmother she never knew. Reputed to be the first female court reporter in the Pacific Northwest, Nellie traveled to small towns and large cities to record court proceedings. She left a legacy of short stories about life in the West during the progressive era, where justice was swift and common sense overruled.

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The Sheep Walker's Daughter

4.20 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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The Lyre and the Lambs

4.24 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2014 — 3 editions
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The Trials of Nellie Belle

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The Wisdom of the Sheep Walker

it was amazing 5.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2013
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Making Changes

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Making changes requires adjustments. Ten years ago, I radically altered my life to write a novel. By abandoning the domestic arts (gardening, cooking, sewing), curtailing volunteer activities, and reducing social life, I was able to create space in my head and time in my day for this demanding work. Aft

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