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S.M. McEachern

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in Kentville, NS, Canada



Elizabeth Mann Borgese

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S.M. McEachern (who also writes new adult as Susan McEachern) comes from the rocky shores of Canada’s East Coast. She is a graduate of Dalhousie University, with an honors degree in International Development Studies with a focus on ocean development. Throughout her academic studies and early career, Susan had the privilege to study and work with Elizabeth Mann Borgese, daughter of nobel prize winner, Thomas Man). An author in her own right and a political activist for world peace, Mrs. Mann Borgese played a significant influence on Susan’s view of the political world stage.

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S.M. McEachern Drumroll please... I JUST finished writing the manuscript for the third book of the Sunset Rising series, titled "New World Order." It's currently…moreDrumroll please... I JUST finished writing the manuscript for the third book of the Sunset Rising series, titled "New World Order." It's currently with the editor and I have an expected release date of January 2015.

I have a lot of ideas for my next project that range from a simple, old fashioned YA love story, to a more action-packed science fiction romance story. Any suggestions? Oh, and I also intend to write some novella off-shoots of the Sunset Rising series. Love to get your feedback on all of that!(less)
S.M. McEachern Hi Wendy,

Your question is really timely because I've had a lot of emails about where the series is going. Something that has touched me is how many…more
Hi Wendy,

Your question is really timely because I've had a lot of emails about where the series is going. Something that has touched me is how many readers are dubbing the rest of the series P.I.T. As a tribute to everyone who has supported me, PIT is now the name of the spin-off series of Sunset Rising. I plan to write novellas that resemble episodes, focusing on the same characters in the post apocalyptic world I've created.

Admittedly, I've taken some time off writing due to life's challenges. But I'm back into it and hope to have something new out soon! Thanks so much for getting in touch. It's support like yours that encourage me to keep on writing :) xo(less)
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message 9: by May (last edited Feb 10, 2014 11:19PM)

May Thanks for the friendship. Sunset Rising was a great book! :)

Ms. MiLo Thanks for the add Ms. McEachern, looking forward to reading your book(s).

message 7: by S.M.

S.M. McEachern Ellen wrote: "How is the second book coming? I cannot wait to read it!"

I'm in the home stretch to getting it proofed and then onto beta readers. I've been working on the cover with Nathalia as well - it looks beautiful!

message 6: by S.M.

S.M. McEachern Natalie (Never trust a duck) wrote: "I'm almost done with Sunset Rising and OH MY GOSH IT'S SO DANG GOOD!! Power to red heads :)"

THANK YOU! It makes me very happy that you're enjoying the story. Thanks for the invite to your awesome group!

Natalie (Never trust a duck) I'm almost done with Sunset Rising and OH MY GOSH IT'S SO DANG GOOD!! Power to red heads :)

message 4: by S.M.

S.M. McEachern You know you're already a shoe-in, Kerry... no need to hope.

message 3: by Kerry

Kerry Hope I can be a beta-reader for the sequel! I loved the first book!

message 2: by S.M. (last edited Mar 01, 2013 06:16AM)

S.M. McEachern My pleasure, Christine!

Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

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