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Bestselling author Sandra Byrd has published fifty books over her editing and writing career. Her traditionally published books include titles by Howard Books, a division of Simon and Schuster, Tyndale House Publishers, WaterBrook Press, an imprint of Penguin Random House, and Bethany House Publishers.

Sandra’s series of historically sound Gothic romances launched with the best-selling Mist of Midnight, which earned a coveted Editor’s Choice award from the Historical Novel Society. The second book, Bride of a Distant Isle, has been selected by Romantic Times as a Top Pick. The third in the series, A Lady in Disguise, published in 2017 and was named by the American Library Association’s Booklist as one of the Top Ten Inspirational Fiction bo
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“If your arteries are good, eat more ice cream. If they are bad, drink more red wine. Proceed thusly.”
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“Many have doubts; few voice them. The silent tended to quickly condemn those honest few who air misgivings dormant deep within us all.”
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“Her head rolled but a little way from her body, and I could see her lips still moving in silent prayer for a few moments while the blood pumped outward from the body and from the head. I was stuck firm in my place by the horror of it, jarred loose only by the clattering of Nan Zouche and Alice as they ran up the stairs with linen. I quickly leaned down and picked up her head, eyes still open and aware as the linen slipped from them, as they looked at me. I willed the bile back down my throat and forced myself to look into those eyes with love for the few moments before awareness dimmed from them.
Within seconds, she slipped away. I took the head into the smallest and finest of linens and carefully wrapped it, her blood running thickly between my fingers, under my nails, and staining my forearms as I sought to save her from any indignity.”
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Sandra Byrd Nicole wrote: "Thanks for the friendship, Sandra! My sister is a huge fan of your books and I'm really looking forward to reading them myself!"

Thanks for thinking to friend me! I hope your enjoy the books and blessings on your own writing journey!


Nicole Thanks for the friendship, Sandra! My sister is a huge fan of your books and I'm really looking forward to reading them myself!


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Caity thanks so much for friending me!
I am SO excited about your next Ladies in Waiting book coming out in June!!!! I can't wait! I stayed up til 12:30 last night to finish To Die For; it was SO good! I felt like I was THERE on the Tower Green and almost burst into tears when Anne had her head taken and Meg had to be the one to wrap it up. :'( VERY well written! *****


Sandra Byrd Sangria3 wrote: "Thanks for your friendship, Sandra! :D"

Glad to be friends! :)


Sandra Byrd I hope you'll like them, too, Tammy!


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Tammy Barley It's a delight to see you here! "Let The Eat Cake" is on my "permanent keepers" bookshelf. Glad to hear there's two more that I need to read.

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Tammy


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