B.C. Deeks

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BC DEEKS writes cozy romantic mysteries laced with a little magic, including THE HOLLY & THE IVY (A Frost Family & Friends - Book Three) and WITCH IN THE WIND (Winds of Change - Book 1). All authors’ profits from the sale of her sweet romance anthology with Roxy Borough, STORIES OF CHANCE ROMANCE are donated to advance the research, education, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer. She is a recognized speaker and much quoted expert on business issues for writers, an award-winning technical writer, and has been published (writing as Brenda M. Collins) in numerous industry trade publications such as Writers Market.
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NOTE: BC Deeks published under the name "Brenda M. Collins" from 2012 to 2014.

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