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Suzanne van Rooyen

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I'm a YA author with a penchant for the dark and strange. I primarily write speculative fiction but enjoy literary writing as well. I occasionally delve into adult genres too.

I'm a musician and have a Master's degree in music, but I prefer writing strange stories, baking peanut butter cupcakes, and playing with my shiba inu.

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Scardust is a stand-alone, but I wouldn't be against writing more about Raleigh in the future ;)(less)
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Juliew. Thanks for adding me to your friend list,Suzanne!


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Robin Clark Hello Suzanne, I am really happy we have connected.

Thank you for adding me to your friend's list - it was very nice of you. I look forward to reading your book reviews, comments, and recommendations. Keep living the good life! If you want to review any of my books, please let me know :)

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