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Selena Haskins

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Selena Haskins is a native Washingtonian. Her love for reading and writing started at the tender age of nine. Her two greatest loves are God and family and she uses both as the central theme in the books that she writes. A River Moves Forward, Riding the Waves, and Just Between Us-Inspiring Stories by Women were all best-sellers on Amazon, helping Selena to build her readership not only locally, but internationally.

Selena's latest novel, Yesterday Was a Long Time Ago, continues to explore relationships, family dynamics, love, hope, and the power of forgiveness.

In addition to writing novels, Selena enjoys blogging. Her blogs have generated well-over 82,000 views, leading Selena to become a regular guest blogger for Sister's Place Magazine.
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You may have watched TV Shows like Cold Case, The First 48, or The Coroner, and many of those shows are based on real-life crimes. The investigation makes you curious and you hope that justice prevailed by the end of the episode. Well, recently, I wanted justice for two women. One was pregnant and murdered by her boyfriend and the other was pregnant as well and severely burned by her boyfriend.... Read more of this blog post »
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“The only excuse from a man who abuses you are the ones we give him.”
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“I was never part of the "in" crowd, because as I stood outside the circle, everyone looked the same.”
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“Letting go means wanting to move on so you can live.”
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“Letting go means wanting to move on so you can live.”
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