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Cathy Yardley

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Cathy Yardley is an award-winning author of romance, chick lit, and urban fantasy, who has sold over 1.2 million copies of books for publishers like St. Martin's, Avon, and Harlequin. She writes fun, geeky, and diverse characters who believe that underdogs can make good and that sometimes being a little wrong is just right.

The view from our stable. Yes, stable.

Most of my life, I have been a suburbanite, although I’ve lived urban-adjacent to some major cities:  New York, San Francisco, San Diego, Los Angeles, Seattle.  I wouldn’t say I’ve been nomadic, but I’ve been around, geographically speaking.

After last year’s breast cancer shenanigans (note: for those who don’t follow me on social media — I had breast cancer...

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“Yeah," he said, rolling his eyes. "Because when I think 'game architect' and 'engineering,' I think 'extrovert.”
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