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NY Times & USA Today Bestselling Author - Steena is the author of the heart wrenching Finding Emma series.

The Word Game was included in the Top 20 Novels to be Written by Women in 2015 by Good Housekeeping.

Her latest novel - The Word Game won the 2015 USA Books Award for Best Fiction and her novel, The Memory Child was a finalist in the same category.

Steena Holmes grew up in a small town in Canada and holds a Bachelors degree in Theology.

In 2012 she received the Indie Excellence Award. Holmes was inspired to write Finding Emma after experiencing a brief moment of horror when she’d thought her youngest daughter was missing.

She currently lives in Calgary with her husband and three daughters and loves to wake up to the Rocky Mountains ea
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Steena Holmes Currently I'm writing Before the Storm - a prequel to Stillwater Rising - which I hope readers will enjoy.
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[image error]My absolute favorite breakfast is a fresh cup of coffee and a warmed up cinnamon bun smothered with cream cheese icing. In Charmed by Chocolate, Leah makes cinnamon buns (in fact, she makes a lot of cinnamon buns) and they get devoured by everyone around her. Sigh…now I want some.


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“A mother’s love is patient and forgiving when all others are forsaking, it never fails or falters, even though the heart is breaking. —Helen Rice”
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“What the hell do you have on?”
Emily looked down at her ensemble. “I have done something wrong, haven't I?”
“Did Tinker put you up to this?”
“Well, she said it was my manager uniform.”
“You...you look like an oversexed librarian.”
She blinked. “Is that a bad thing?”
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“That's a killer accent you have. Sounds exotic.”
“Just British, I'm afraid. I only know a trifling of foreign tongues.”
He plopped down onto the divan next to her, his multi-colored arm stretched along the back.
“Foreign tongues—I like the sound of that.”
She thought to the article she'd read in the nail salon. “I've picked up a little French and Italian,and more recently, a bit of Hindi, I believe.”
“Really?” he said, leaning close. “Such as?”
“Oh, you know, Kama Sutra, and things of that nature.”
Suddenly Liam was at her side. “You'll be sitting out front, Emily,” he said through gritted
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Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


Selena Blake Thank you for the add!

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Stephanie Hello Steena! At this moment my favorite book is, I am The Chosen King by Helen Hollick.


Harlequin Books Hi Steena, thanks for being a friend. I’m looking forward to getting to know you. I want you to know that if you ever have any questions about the books on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com, I would be delighted to answer them. Also, I list as much eHarlequin news and author news as I can so be sure to watch for my updates.

Happy reading,
Kim S., Harlequin Books ambassador


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