Davonna Juroe

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Davonna Juroe loves ghost stories…as long as they’re not too scary. She tends toward an overactive imagination and startles easily, making her wonder why she’s writing ghostly tales.

When she’s not playing her harp and writing spooky novels, she’s exploring old buildings or daydreaming about her next 80s-inspired Halloween costume.

Besides reading and writing full-time, she can also be found taking photos of all things whimsical and fantasy-inspired in parks throughout the Pacific Northwest. Davonna currently lives in Seattle, Washington, home of the famous and magical Troll Bridge.

Winterbay Abbey is Davonna’s third book. She is also the author of the Amazon-bestselling young adult novel Scarlette, a dark retelling of "Little Red Riding Hoo
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Published on June 28, 2018 10:02
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Scarlette: A Gothic Folktale

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Davonna Juroe David wrote: "A big hi from Redmond, Davonna. Thank you for accepting my friend request. I see that we share a love of Lovecraft. Have you heard about the convention in Portland this April?

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David, I DID see that that event was happening next month in Portland! There was a Kickstarter campaign for something in regards to the convention, if I remember correctly, not too long ago. Are you going? I love Lovecraft's concepts, stories, and ideas. However, sometimes the prose can get a little bogged down. ;) I'm sure you know what I mean. My favorite of his stories is THE NAMELESS CITY. Have you read that one? Love it!


David Shrauger A big hi from Redmond, Davonna. Thank you for accepting my friend request. I see that we share a love of Lovecraft. Have you heard about the convention in Portland this April?

https://www.facebook.com/events/61085...


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Davonna Juroe Mel wrote: "Thanks for sharing the amazon link to your book! I grabbed a copy right away :D"

Thanks great, Mel! Glad you got a copy! Can't wait to see your review! :)


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Mel (Daily Prophecy) Thanks for sharing the amazon link to your book! I grabbed a copy right away :D


message 15: by Laura

Laura Thank you for the friend request Davonna, i think your book looks really interesting :)


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Davonna Juroe Sangria wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Davonna! :)
Your book has fabulous ratings, I can't wait to read it! :)"


You are welcome, Sangria! Thanks for your feedback on the reviews. I can't wait to hear what you think of SCARLETTE! :D


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Davonna Juroe Anastasia & wrote: "Hey Davonna!

So, we just figured out that apparently half the people trying to contact us have been sent straight to our spam box. D: We saw your review request, though. And would totally be honor..."


Sorry it's taken me so long to get back to you! I'm going to write you a PM on here! ;)


message 12: by Matilda

Matilda Hey Davonna!

So, we just figured out that apparently half the people trying to contact us have been sent straight to our spam box. D: We saw your review request, though. And would totally be honored to review Scarlette, if the offer still stands ...

P.S - I'm getting my pink highlights,soon. When my hair is dyed blonde. So psyched! :DD

Thanks again!


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Davonna Juroe Eva wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Davonna! I Put Scarlette on my to read list. I started reading some of it on amazon and it hooked me! Also your cover is awesome. Did you do it yourself?

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Hey, sorry I'm just replying to this. The woman that did my cover was Australian designer Scarlett Rugers. Here is her website if you'd liked to see: http://www.scarlettrugers.com/

Glad the book hooked you and thanks for commenting! Happy holidays!


message 10: by Nancy

Nancy The book junkie Thanks for the add! :o)


Matilda LOL, pink is so much better! Especially the pink in your hair. I want to dye my hair blonde, then dip dye it the color that's in your hair. Thanks, my friend did it for me. (:


Davonna Juroe Awwwh, thanks so much, Demitra! That's sweet of you. :D I just sent you a message. :D

Demitra wrote: "Can I just say that I loove your hair? (:"


Matilda Can I just say that I loove your hair? (:


Davonna Juroe Leigh wrote: "Hi Davonna! Jane Eyre is my favorite book too :O :D and I see that you're an author, congrats on your book! And I am definitely putting Scarlette in my tbr pile."

That is wicked that Jane Eyre is your favorite book! Nobody does it like the Bronte sisters. :D Thanks for putting SCARLETTE on your to-read list!

I actually just wrote you a private message! :D

Talk to you soonish!


message 5: by Leigh

Leigh Hi Davonna! Jane Eyre is my favorite book too :O :D and I see that you're an author, congrats on your book! And I am definitely putting Scarlette in my tbr pile.


Charles Thanks D.L.! It is always nice to get compliments. I like you too and love your blog! Thanks. I think I've stalked you on FB and Twitter as well. LOL Good luck on your publishing adventure with your book.

Peace,

Charles


Harlequin Books Hi D.L., I'm sorry it took so long to stop by but I wanted to let you know that I'm pleased to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves or about eHarlequin.com and all it has to offer, please ask. I'll be happy to answer. I’ll also have Harlequin news updates on my profile on a regular basis so be sure to stop by to keep up on everything Harlequin!


Davonna Juroe John wrote: "I can't wait to see your book. It's sounds really terrific. :)"

Me too! Thanks!


message 1: by John

John Bladek I can't wait to see your book. It's sounds really terrific. :)


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