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N.G. Osborne

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I grew up in Angus, Scotland and from there went south to England for my schooling at Winchester College. At eighteen I took a detour to Peshawar, Pakistan where I taught both Pakistani school children and Afghan refugees and then returned a year later and went on to university at Oxford where I studied Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

After Oxford, I had a burning desire to be in the film industry and so I applied and received a place at the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles. Two years - that's what I told myself. I will study there for two years, get some interning experience in Hollywood, and then take my skills back to the UK. Oh, how one's plans so easily change.

Now 17 years later I

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Average rating: 4.18 · 694 ratings · 140 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Refuge (Refuge, #1)

4.06 avg rating — 476 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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Resilience (Refuge, #2)

4.45 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2013 — 3 editions
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Release (Refuge, #3)

4.40 avg rating — 72 ratings — published 2015
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A reader emailed me tonight and asked the following:


“Is Elena gay? I thought she might be because of her strong feelings about Noor and her love for Charlie.”


I thought the answer deserved a post.


First off, Elma is one of the characters who’s changed most through the multiple drafts of the novel. She is also, in some ways, symbolic of how Charlie changed as the novel got rewritten.


In the very fi...

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