Lorna Dounaeva

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Lorna Dounaeva is a quirky British crime writer who once challenged a flamenco troupe to a dance-off. She is a politics graduate and worked for the Home Office for a number of years. Her influences include Single White Female and American Psycho. She has two active toddlers who keep her busy wiping food off the ceiling and removing mints from USB sockets.

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In 2015, I will be more careful with my time. I want to work in a way that is more effective, creative and efficient.


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This year I will increasingly outsource the work I don’t want to do and look for new opportunities in self publishing. I will consider outsourcing anything that takes me away from the actual business of writing. I am doing some of these I outsource already....

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message 5: by Lorna (last edited May 04, 2015 09:58AM)

Lorna Dounaeva Join me for the online launch party of my new novel, May Queen Killers. I have a cute cottage shaped tea-cosy to give away! 21:00 GMT

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message 4: by Lorna

Lorna Dounaeva Dillon wrote: "Lorna, thank you for accepting my friend request. I've downloaded FRY, looking forward to reading. Hope your new year has stared on a great note. Happy 2014!"

Hope you enjoy the book and happy new year to you!


message 3: by Dean

Dean Pusell Thank you for being my friend Lorna :)))


message 2: by Dale

Dale Thele Lorna, thank you for accepting my friend request. I've downloaded FRY, looking forward to reading. Hope your new year has stared on a great note. Happy 2014!


message 1: by Jill

Jill Thanks for your friendship, Lorna, and welcome to Goodreads.


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