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Barbara Jean Coast

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Barbara Jean Coast is the pen name of authors Andrea Taylor and Heather Shkuratoff, both of whom reside in Kelowna, BC, Canada. Barbara Jean, however, is a resident of Santa Lucia, California (eerily similar to Santa Barbara), where she enjoys long lunches, cocktail parties, fancy dinner dates with attractive and attentive gentlemen. Her interests include Alfred Hitchcock movies, reading Carolyn Keene, music by popular musicians, such Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, shopping for new dresses, attending society events and always looking fabulous in kitten heels. DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN is the follow-up to STRANGLED BY SILK in the Poppy Cove Mystery Series. Visit her website www.barbarajeancoast.com where you can also follow her blog www.welco ...more

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Hi there, guys and dolls! Welcome to a new year – may it be a blessed one for us all. I’m so happy that my writer gals have gotten back into the swing of things and are letting yours truly come out and play. As are my fellow Santa Lucians, who have been going on and living their lives with glamorous intrigues and fashionable victims, giving me so much to tell about in the future.

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“A girl with plenty to do is sure to draw the interest of a man who's worth knowing. Be sure to get a hobby girls.”
Barbara Jean Coast

“Do you mind? Just drape your arm around her shoulder. That's it. Yes this is good, Mr.Henshaw. Getting your picture taken with Daphne is a great way to introduce you to our set. Welcome to Santa Lucia!”
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“Do you mind? Just drape your arm around her shoulder. That's it. Yes this is good, Mr.Henshaw. Getting your picture taken with Daphne is a great way to introduce you to our set. Welcome to Santa Lucia!”
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message 2: by Zoë

Zoë Sharp Hi Barbara

Thanks so much for Friending me here. Hope the writing is going well for you both. How do you work the collaborative effort?

Zoë


message 1: by Beth

Beth Hi Barbara,
Thanks for sending a Goodreads friend request to this fellow mystery author!


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