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Raine Thomas

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Raine Thomas is the award-winning author of bestselling Young Adult and New Adult fiction. Known for character-driven stories that inspire the imagination, Raine recently signed with multiple award-winning producer Chase Chenowith of Back Fence Productions to bring her popular Daughters of Saraqael trilogy to the big screen. She's a proud indie author who is living the dream.

Raine is a hopeless romantic with a background in the fields of mental health and wedding planning...two areas that intersect far more than one would think. Her years working with children and young adults with emotional and behavioral challenges inspired her to create protagonists who overcome their own conflicts. When she isn't writing or glued to e-mail or social net
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“It’s easy to look at people and make quick judgments about them, their presents and their pasts, but you’d be amazed at the pain and tears a single smile hides. What a person shows to the world is only one tiny facet of the iceberg hidden from sight. And more often than not, it’s lined with cracks and scars that go all the way to the foundation of their soul. Never judge, learn to respect and acknowledge the feelings of another.” –Unknown”
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message 28: by Raine

Raine Thomas It's lovely connecting with you here, Nairi! Thanks so much for reaching out. :)


message 27: by Nairi

Nairi Simonyan Thank you so much for the friendship! Oh my god, it means so much considering I have your entire Daughters of Saraqael trilogy and Firstborn trilogy!


message 26: by Larry

Larry Bussey Nice Meeting You Also Raine !
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Raine Thomas Nevey Berry wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request.
I am looking forward to read your novels.

--Nevey..."


Sure thing, Nevey! Nice to meet you.


Neveen Badr (Seraphina Reads) Thanks for accepting my friend request.
I am looking forward to read your novels.

--Nevey...


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Raine Thomas Natshane wrote: "Thank you for approving! :D"

You bet, Natshane!


Natshane Thank you for approving! :D


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Raine Thomas Christine wrote: "Thanks for being my friend Raine"
It's my pleasure, Christine! Thanks for connecting with me here.


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend Raine


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Raine Thomas Georges wrote: ".......................................... Hi Raine!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Thank you for your friendship!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Happy reading!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!..."

Hi, Georges! Happy reading to you, too. :)


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Raine Thomas Amy wrote: "Hi Raine, thanks for accepting my friendship request!"

You bet, Amy! Thanks for reaching out. I look forward to catching up with you here!


message 17: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Raine, thanks for accepting my friendship request!


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Raine Thomas Soubhashinee wrote: "OMG!!! Defy is already out???
I really love your works.."


Thanks so much! DEFY is actually out as an Advance Reader Copy at the moment, but it'll be officially released on April 30th. I can't wait to know what you think!


message 15: by Soub

Soub OMG!!! Defy is already out???
I really love your works..


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Raine Thomas Jessica wrote: "Thanks for becoming my friend on here :) love you books!"

You're quite welcome, Jessica! Thanks for looking me up and checking out my books. Enjoy your day!


message 13: by Jessica

Jessica Thanks for becoming my friend on here :) love you books!


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Raine Thomas Brianna wrote: "Thanks for accepting my friend request!!!:D"

You bet, Brianna! Look forward to connecting with you here. :)


message 11: by Brianna

Brianna Thanks for accepting my friend request!!!:D


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Raine Thomas Michelle wrote: "Raine I enjoyed Becoming and I love Central more. I am reading it at this time.I love the characters, and I cannot wait to read more about Skye and Caleb in the third book, THAT should be a fun rid..."

Thank you so much, Michelle! I can't tell you how much I appreciate your wonderful words and support of my books. You've made my day! :) Have a wonderful weekend.


message 9: by Michelle (last edited Dec 09, 2011 07:32PM)

Michelle Cornwell-Jordan Raine I enjoyed Becoming and I love Central more. I am reading it at this time.I love the characters, and I cannot wait to read more about Skye and Caleb in the third book, THAT should be a fun ride. Your books, too me, in my opinion, have the same poetic quality as the Twilight series, the description, the lyrical quality....lovely.
I have actually been looking forward to the end of the day, when I can get back to my Nook and Central:)


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Raine Thomas Ms. L wrote: "Thank you for the add Raine! Looking forward to reading your books :)"

Happy to have you as a Goodreads friend! I look forward to your reviews. :)


Ms. MiLo Thank you for the add Raine! Looking forward to reading your books :)


message 6: by Raine

Raine Thomas Thank you so much, Melissa! All authors should be so fortunate as to have fans like you. You've truly made the launch of my books the most wonderful experience possible!


message 5: by Melly

Melly Raine, you are completely awesome! I can't even begin to tell you how much I loved the Daughters of Saraqael Trilogy. Estilorians rule! :D


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Raine Thomas Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Raine, it is a pleasure to meet you."

Thanks so much! The feeling is certainly mutual. :)


Harlequin Books Hello Raine, it is a pleasure to meet you.


message 2: by Raine

Raine Thomas Thank you right back! :) I'm looking forward to your reviews and recommendations.


message 1: by P.J.

P.J. Thank you so much for the friendship!


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