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I write from the world around me, and the world around me is full of color.

Award winning author, EG Manetti has always enjoyed a vivid imagination and occasional scribbling. In 2010 she was struck by the inspiration for The Twelve Systems Chronicles. The draft of a single novel soon became three, and then more. In 2012, after several hundred thousand words, The Cartel: The Apprentice, Volume 1 was published, followed by seven other volumes. The latest, Chalice Bearer, released January 21, 2020. To date, the first two volumes have received bronze Reviewers Choice awards from Paranormal Romance Guild, and volumes three and five were finalists for the prestigious InD’tale RONE Award (Reward for Novel Excellence)

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E.G. Manetti It's good to hear that you like the series. Fortuna: The Apprentice, Volume 4 is scheduled for final development edits in December and copyedit in la…moreIt's good to hear that you like the series. Fortuna: The Apprentice, Volume 4 is scheduled for final development edits in December and copyedit in late January 2017. If all goes according to plan, it will release late February/early March 2017. If you would like a sample of what is coming - check out the sneak peak provided in my GR blog post of 9/5. https://www.goodreads.com/author_blog....

And keep an eye on the Twelve Systems website (http://www.buniac.com)and/or Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/TheTwelveSys...) for further sneak peaks and bulletins.(less)
E.G. Manetti The character names come from many sources; family, friends, my erratic muse. Some are deliberate choices based on meaning. Others are simply names, a…moreThe character names come from many sources; family, friends, my erratic muse. Some are deliberate choices based on meaning. Others are simply names, although I try to pull from the full range of cultures.

With Lilian; it was her name from the first. I have no idea where it came from or why it is spelled as it is. The same is true of the Five Warriors and Adelaide—they and their stories emerged from my psyche full-blown.

Chrys honors my first love – I was 13. Although he spelled his name in traditional fashion.

Lucius took some time to settle – I wanted something that evoked the ruthlessness and warrior culture of ancient Rome, but also Rome’s commitment to law and order. According to ‘Behind the Names’ – Roman praenomen, or given name, which was derived from Latin lux "light". Two Etruscan kings of early Rome had this name as well as several prominent later Romans, including Lucius Annaeus Seneca (known simply as Seneca), a statesman, philosopher, orator and tragedian.

Katleen is a variation on the name of my best friend since childhood.

For Trevelyan, I wanted a foil for Lucius – so I went with the British Isles where the Romans struggled to gain and hold territory. Again, Behind the Names -- From a surname which was derived from a Cornish place name meaning "homestead on the hill".

Fletcher was originally Lionel (meaning lion), but I decided it was too close to Lilian and Lucius—creating associations, I didn’t intend.(less)
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Hold on to your hats readers, because this series is un-put-downable, and this installment produces nail-biting pleasure . . . the Twelve Systems is arguably one of the most intelligently written and undoubtedly riveting space operas out there. ~ InD’tale December 2020

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E.G. Manetti SimplyƝì₭ wrote: ""

Happy New Year!


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E.G. Manetti 〰️Beth〰️ wrote: "Hey EG! Started Bright Star finally, loving it. I was going to pm you but couldn’t figure out how from your authors page. Hence I am going to put this out for all your friends and followers......
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I am so glad you are enjoying Bright Star. That is music to my ears. As for a Netflix/Prime/etc treatment of the Twelve Systems Chronicles -- that would be awesome. At the moment, I'm focused on finishing the next book. :)


〰️Beth〰️ Hey EG! Started Bright Star finally, loving it. I was going to pm you but couldn’t figure out how from your authors page. Hence I am going to put this out for all your friends and followers......
PLEASE tell me you are working these books into scrips for some streaming service to hire you to create this world on Netflix or Prime....Please 🙏🏼🙏🏽🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏻🙏🤞🥰🥰🥰


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E.G. Manetti Charina wrote: "E.G. wrote: "Charina wrote: "♡ Thank you for accepting my friendship! 😍"

You're welcome. Glad so see in in SLIH.

Thank you, E.G.! Just joined less than two weeks ago. ♡
I just now realized you'r..."


I'm glad you are enjoying it.


Charina❁・。♡。゚✾ E.G. wrote: "Charina wrote: "♡ Thank you for accepting my friendship! 😍"

You're welcome. Glad so see in in SLIH. <3"


Thank you, E.G.! Just joined less than two weeks ago. ♡
I just now realized you're a Moderator! ^_^
By the way, I started reading "The Cartel" this morning and I'm really hooked now! Your writing is unique which I'm fascinated by, and very curious about this Volume 1! 🤗📚


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E.G. Manetti Charina wrote: "♡ Thank you for accepting my friendship! 😍"

You're welcome. Glad so see in in SLIH. <3


Charina❁・。♡。゚✾ ♡ Thank you for accepting my friendship! 😍


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E.G. Manetti SimplyƝì₭ wrote: "

Wishing you great success next year."


Beautiful. Thank you.


SimplyƝì₭

Wishing you great success next year.


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E.G. Manetti Karma Queen wrote: "Finally posted a review of your book. Sorry for the delay. :-)"

Awesome. Thank you. <3


Karma Queen Finally posted a review of your book. Sorry for the delay. :-)


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E.G. Manetti Rosebud wrote: ""

Thank you for adding me as a friend. :D


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E.G. Manetti Renee wrote: "Hey E.G. - Thanks for the add and I'm glad we're official GR buds too! *grin* I wanted to leave a little something HAWT on your page but I couldn't decide what would go best with the decor so I'm g..."

Thanks for the post. *grin*


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Renegade ♥ Hey E.G. - Thanks for the add and I'm glad we're official GR buds too! *grin* I wanted to leave a little something HAWT on your page but I couldn't decide what would go best with the decor so I'm giving you the two for one special today...



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Enjoy! *grin*


lynn❤️lynn Thank you for accepting me as a friend xx


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Lance E.G. thank you for the like :-)
I finally figured out how to get my reviews posted up on this site. I am still struggling with the controls here.

Keep in touch.
Lance


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