Ashley Farley

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Ashley Farley writes books about women for women. Her characters are mothers, daughters, sisters, and wives facing real-life issues. Her goal is to keep you turning the pages until the wee hours of the morning. If her story stays with you long after you've read the last word, then she's done her job.

After her brother died in 1999 of an accidental overdose, she turned to writing as a way of releasing her pent-up emotions. She wrote SAVING BEN in honor of Neal, the boy she worshipped, the man she could not save.

Ashley is a wife and mother of two young adult children. While she’s lived in Richmond, Virginia for the past 21 years, part of her heart remains in the salty marshes of the South Carolina Lowcountry where she grew up. Through the
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Ashley Farley Write every day and never, ever give up. Seek advice, but always trust your gut. Your writing belongs to you.
Ashley Farley Yes! I am plotting a stand alone novel featuring Faith. The working title is Home for Wounded Hearts. I hope to release it late this year or early in…moreYes! I am plotting a stand alone novel featuring Faith. The working title is Home for Wounded Hearts. I hope to release it late this year or early in 2019. Stay tuned for more.
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