Carolyn McBride

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She's the author of If It's Easy as well as Undercover Justice and lives deep in the woods of Northern Ontario, north of Sault Ste. Marie. Her muse, surely a woodland nymph, whispers to her often. Carolyn is addicted to black coffee, good chocolate and would like to sleep more. She lives with her wife, two sons and a dog that is certain he's really a human.
Carolyn’s body of work consists mainly of short stories. Her short stories can be found for sale at Amazon, as well as a variety of markets across the web. She also has a novel, A Thousand Shades of Feeling currently out of print.
She's hard at work on a murder mystery set in Northern Ontario, "Body In The Bush: A Sitka Cove Mystery". She frequently shares snippets from it on her blog Word
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Carolyn McBride I've always wanted to go to The Shire and live like Tolkien's Hobbits ... a quiet, peaceful life that would allow me to write my next book.
Carolyn McBride My summer is all but over. My TBR pile is enormous, but I'd love to whittle away at it. I have far too many to read to list here. Just check out my 'W…moreMy summer is all but over. My TBR pile is enormous, but I'd love to whittle away at it. I have far too many to read to list here. Just check out my 'Want to Read' shelf, lol!(less)
Average rating: 4.0 · 20 ratings · 10 reviews · 5 distinct worksSimilar authors
If It's Easy

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Undercover Justice

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Waaban: Dawn Kitten

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The Christmoose Gift

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A Thousand Shades of Feeling

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City Of The Lost

I waited a while to read this book. No idea why. But now that I did?
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I Want (Gay & Lesbian)
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This is not the type of book I normally read, but I was ready for something different. A literary palette-cleanser, if you will.

I was sucked in by the second line, and by the end of the first paragraph, I knew I wasn't going to put this down willingl
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I heard a lot of good things about this book, and so when I asked for it, I was sure it was too late. But to my surprise, Bold Strokes Books granted my request!

The book is charming, it's different and it's an easy read. I'll confess, I knew what was
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Too Hot to Ride by Andrews & Austin
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Betty wrote: "This is a great review Carolyn! You captured the essence of the story."
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This is the second book I've read by these authors, and despite the inclusion of some difficult scenes, I can easily say I enjoyed this novel.

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Hart & Stocker by Max Ellendale
" Damn body...demanding things like sleep! Pah!

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