Kelli McCracken

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December 20

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Kelli McCracken is an author of rock star-themed contemporary and paranormal romance. She loves penning a good, sexy story that stirs emotions and tantalizes the senses. Most days you'll find Kelli knee-deep in chocolate bars, coffee, and kooky characters.

When she’s not writing, chatting with readers, or plotting her next story, Kelli loves to read, listen to music, and most of all, spend time with her family. She resides in Northeast Kentucky, is the mother of four, and is happily married to her husband, James.

"Time is the one thing in life that we never get back. Live life to the fullest with no regrets. Seconds chances are rare."

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Kelli McCracken There are two more books planned for a total of 6 by series end. Currently, I do not have a definitive date for the next release. My goal is to start…moreThere are two more books planned for a total of 6 by series end. Currently, I do not have a definitive date for the next release. My goal is to start writing over the summer. I just finished the first book in a new series and will be finishing the second book in the Mystique Antiques series before I dig in to Soulmate #5. Thank you for your question!(less)
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Kelli McCracken Kitty wrote: "Thanks for the add. I get your updates sent to my email and know you've gotta be one busy lady in the summer. While I am on pins and needles waiting for book 3 in the soulmate series I like that y..."

Hi Kitty! Thanks for the friend request and thank you for reading my books. I can't wait to finish book 3 and share it with readers like you. I hope it will be the best one yet.

Chat with you, soon.

Hugs and love,
~Kelli


message 17: by Kitty

Kitty Thanks for the add. I get your updates sent to my email and know you've gotta be one busy lady in the summer. While I am on pins and needles waiting for book 3 in the soulmate series I like that you don't rush yourself to finish the book. I'd rather wait and get an awesome story than have a story rushed to be finished and not be the best that it can be. Kudos to you.


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Kelli McCracken Elizabeth wrote: "Omg. What the heart wants and what the heart needs are awesome. I couldn't put them done. When is book 3 being released?"

Hi Elizabeth! Thanks for reading the series! At this time, I don't have an exact date, yet. I just released a novella this month and I have another book I'm working on before I start on book 3. My goal is to release later this year. I'm looking forward to starting, though. Thanks again for reading!


Elizabeth Hood Omg. What the heart wants and what the heart needs are awesome. I couldn't put them done. When is book 3 being released?


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Kelli McCracken Dawn wrote: "Thanks for the add!"

Thanks for accepting. Nice 'meeting' you ~_^


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Dawn Thanks for the add!


message 12: by Kim

Kim Person Thanks for the add! I really looking forward to the follow-up to What The Heart Wants I really loved the book!

So sorry about your loss! I went and checked out your blog and you busy lady I can't fathom how you fit time in for "writing"


MsRomanticReads Hi Kelli! Thank you very much for the friend invite. I really enjoyed reading WtHW. Looking forward to book 2!


message 10: by Elaina

Elaina Thank you for the Add, Kelli. I really enjoyed "What the Heart Wants." I can't wait to read the next one. :)


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Kelli McCracken A.J. wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Kelli!
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Thank you, A.J.


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Kelli McCracken Carolyn wrote: "Hi Kelli! Thanks so much for inviting me to be GR friends. All my best on the soulmate series!!"

Thank you Carolyn!


Carolyn Crane Hi Kelli! Thanks so much for inviting me to be GR friends. All my best on the soulmate series!!


message 6: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, Kelli.


message 5: by L.J.

L.J. Kentowski Thanks for the friend invite Kelli! Nice to meet you :)


Bridget Bowers Thanks for the friend request, Kelli!


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Kelli McCracken Thank you for the comment and the friendship, Mark

Mark wrote: "Hi Kelli. Good to see you. Here's to much success with What the Heart Wants!"


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Mark Adair Hi Kelli. Good to see you. Here's to much success with What the Heart Wants!


Carolyn Haven Thank you for your friendship. Happy reading and writing.


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