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Rory Church is a writer of romantic suspense. He is a long-time Gulf Coast resident and a member of Romance Writers of America. Rory is a Naval Academy graduate and military veteran. He lives with his wife and high school sweetheart, who is the romantic soul and critical center of his writing. He continues to write overlooking the emerald waters of the Gulf of Mexico. He is an avid reader and takes part in regional writing conferences and book festivals. Rory is a cat lover and an avid outdoorsman. He attempts daily to "Walk by Faith".

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Rory Church A sequel to my Novella published by Black Lyon, HOME BY CHRISTMAS. This is a full length novel set in Germany and is also romantic suspense.

I do have…more
A sequel to my Novella published by Black Lyon, HOME BY CHRISTMAS. This is a full length novel set in Germany and is also romantic suspense.

I do have a novel coming from Black Lyon May 2015 involving love and intrigue in the Black Hills of South Dakota - might be a handsome rancher in that story also :o)(less)
Rory Church This is a good question. I just returned from RWA 2017 conference in Orlando. Great Conference - Soooo Much is changing. Frequently authors do say…moreThis is a good question. I just returned from RWA 2017 conference in Orlando. Great Conference - Soooo Much is changing. Frequently authors do say they refrain from reading in their genre while writing to avoid any cross contamination. I think that is a valid comment. I read in many genre all the time including nonfiction and news/financial magazines as well. And, yes, I do continue to read in my genre of romantic suspense. I am cognizant though of the unconscious potential to contaminate my artistic vision. I would like to think I am able to guard against that cross contamination - but I do look back over my writing with an eye to this issue.(less)
Average rating: 3.83 · 48 ratings · 23 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
Home by Christmas

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Hold Me Again

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December 1st is last day to get in on giveaway - signed copies of HOLD ME AGAIN.

Looking to the future, Kerry McQuisten at Black Lyon Publishing notified me that the 3rd Rory Church novel KINDRED SPIRITS the HEALERS will be out early 2017. Creek medicine woman Crystal Blackrock has her work cut out for her in the Panhandle of Florida. Traffickers and a stressed out but handsome doctor and war v... Read more of this blog post »
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Rory I'm just a nerd when it comes to texting short cuts and all. Have a nice weekend, and :o) TTYL Rory

Renégade ♥ Rory wrote: "Okay?? What does TTYL mean? Enjoy your reading - Rory"

Hmmm. I have the sense that I might have done something that made you wonder. Was it the picture, the message, both or am I way off base here? *smile*

As for TTYL, it's the acronym for 'talk to you later'.

So on that note, TTYL ;)

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Rory Okay?? What does TTYL mean? Enjoy your reading - Rory

Renégade ♥ Hey Rory - Just wanted to stop by and say thanks for the friendvite and that I enjoy reading your comments on the RRWR thread too!

(Wow - 95% eh? How cool is that?! *grin*)



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