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Donna Alward

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While bestselling author Donna Alward was busy studying Austen, Eliot and Shakespeare, she was also losing herself in the breathtaking stories created by romance novelists like LaVyrle Spencer, Judith McNaught, and Nora Roberts. Several years after completing her degree she decided to write a romance of her own and it was true love! Five years and ten manuscripts later she sold her first book and launched a new career. While her heartwarming stories of love, hope, and homecoming have been translated into several languages, hit bestseller lists and won awards, her very favorite thing is when she hears from happy readers.

Donna lives on Canada’s east coast with her family which includes a husband, a couple of kids, a senior dog and two crazy c
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Donna Alward I read and knit, and I'm hooked on some TV series (which lends itself well to knitting!). On October 1 I'm launching a project called The Love Bugs…moreI read and knit, and I'm hooked on some TV series (which lends itself well to knitting!). On October 1 I'm launching a project called The Love Bugs which will be crafting for charity. :) (less)
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I chatted about this week’s blog topic with Barbara Wallace (you’ll find her mentioned here a lot. Because we talk every day), and she reminded me of the scene from The Aristocats where Marie and Berlioz are doing their scales and arpeggios. That’s because we were talking about the need to practice our craft… all the time.


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“All I've ever wanted was a place to belong, and someone to belong to.”
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“A partner to share the ups and downs with. Honor and strength, and knowing you're stronger together than apart”
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“right now...” He nuzzled her neck and she sighed, only to hear Maren’s spoon banging against her tray. Alex craned her head around and smiled at the baby. “You’re really pregnant?”
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“Every day is a new day. It is better to be lucky. But I would rather be exact. Then when luck comes you are ready.”
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

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message 10: by Medusa

Medusa Dracul Thanks for accepting my friend request its awesome that we both are from Canada! AYE!!!!


Christine Hatfield I would love bookplates and here's my home address


406 greenwood ave
Riverside
NJ
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message 8: by Donna

Donna Alward Christine wrote: "I entered that book already but if I don't win it I was wondering if you can autograph that book please"

I wish I could send books to everyone! However, I get a lot of requests, and I only get a certain number of author copies. I do have bookplates, though, and if you like I can send you one for one of your books!


Christine Hatfield I entered that book already but if I don't win it I was wondering if you can autograph that book please


message 6: by Donna

Donna Alward Christine wrote: "Can you give me the link of your contest on goodreads please?"

https://www.goodreads.com/giveaway/sh...


Christine Hatfield Can you give me the link of your contest on goodreads please?


Christine Hatfield Oh ok and thanks


message 3: by Donna

Donna Alward Christine wrote: "Donna I was wondering if you can autograph one of your harlequin books for me please"

Christine - try my latest giveaway! I just started one here on Goodreads for my next Harlequin. Visit my site too - I hold contests quite often and have a newsletter. You never know what sorts of prizes are up for grabs!


Christine Hatfield Donna I was wondering if you can autograph one of your harlequin books for me please


Sangria Thanks for your friendship, Donna! :D


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