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Andy Holloman

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Just like the protagonist in my novel, Shades of Gray, I was the owner of travel agency for 12 years (mostly in the 90′s). But this is the only similarity between myself and John Manning! (I never ventured into the cocaine business, I swear.)

I grew up in Greenville, NC and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with a degree in Economics. All through high school and college, I was notorious for scribbling out stories and ideas for novels (hey, this was before wordprocessors!) and always kept them in a top secret shoe box. (and the box is so top secret that I’ve been trying to find it for 15 years!).

After college, I fell into the travel industry by accident and was able to grow a travel business into an Inc. 500 compa
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Description: A single father and successful business owner struggles with the financial burden of his sick daughter and his failing business. Out of desperation, he teams up with a woman from "the wrong side of the tracks" to smuggle cocaine aboard cruise ships. Consequences ensue. www.AndyHolloman.com
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... So satisfying and yet still so ambiguous.....Le Carre delivers a masterful story that revisits his classic tales from the cold war, with a current spin on events that forces the characters to re-examine the hard choices that were made in vastly d ...more
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Felicity Brandon Thanks for the friendship invite. Nice to *meet* you!


Pam (E.P. Scott) Thank you for the friendvite Andy. I peeked at your profile...good sense of humour. :)

Your debut novel has received some good reviews and soooo, its on my TBR list.

Pam (EP Scott)


message 22: by Susan

Susan Wish I could Attend but have a Nook...Friends have Loved your Book...So my intention is to read it...Best Susan VT


message 21: by Julia

Julia Wow, loved Shades of Gray! Like a roller coaster ride, emotions all over the place. Thanks for writing it, I enjoyed reading it!


message 20: by Becca

Becca Mills Thanks for adding me, Andy! Happy reading & writing! :)


message 19: by Jodi

Jodi Hi Andy! Thanks for the friendship!


message 18: by Karen

Karen Tyrrell Thanks Andy for friending,
Please check out Me and Her: A Memoir of Madness,
A Teachers gutsy story of parent harassment, mental breakdown & Recovery. How did I reclaim my life?
http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/...
Cheers,
Karen :)


Lorraine Beaumont Thanks for friending me ;0)


message 16: by Selena

Selena Blake Thanks for the friend request!

Happy Reading!


message 15: by Lara

Lara Biyuts Hello. Thank you for adding.
Listed your book as to-read -- which I did to do dozens of my Goodreads new friends, btw, but none of them did it to any of my several novels in return. Stunning. Just thoughts.
Lara Biyuts


Patricia Puddle Hi Andy, nice to meet you.


Katherine Holmes Glad to see you and your books here, Andy :)


message 12: by Blak

Blak Rayne Nice to meet you, Andy. Thank you for the friendship invite. ^_^!!


message 11: by Tracy

Tracy Shades of Gray looks like a good book.


message 10: by Dianna

Dianna Hardy Thanks for the friends request :)


message 9: by Amber

Amber Thanks for your friendship. :)


Savannah Andy, thank you for the friendship.
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message 7: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship on Goodreads, Andy.


message 6: by Andy

Andy Holloman Charlotte wrote: "Hello Andy,

Thanks for your friendship at Goodreads. I see you're at Wordpress, so am I.

~Charlotte Liebel
aka Sharliebel
Twitter and Wordpress"


hey charlotte! great to connect.....thanks!


message 5: by Andy

Andy Holloman Rachel wrote: "Good Morning...Andy!

Thanks for your invite & friendship via Goodreads & Twitter. Your book Shades of Gray is on my wish list for gifts....should be getting soon:).
Wishing you the best of all ..."


...hey rachel! thanks , you are lovely!


Rachel Good Morning...Andy!

Thanks for your invite & friendship via Goodreads & Twitter. Your book Shades of Gray is on my wish list for gifts....should be getting soon:).
Wishing you the best of all life as to offer♥ God Blessings 2 U & family.


Charlotte Liebel Hello Andy,

Thanks for your friendship at Goodreads. I see you're at Wordpress, so am I.

~Charlotte Liebel
aka Sharliebel
Twitter and Wordpress


message 2: by K.E.

K.E. Saxon Thanks for friending me on GoodReads, Andy!


message 1: by Andy

Andy Holloman Carroll wrote: "Good evening, Andy. Nice to meet you. Hope all is well with you tonight."

hi carroll - thx! great to meet u on GR


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