Adrianna Dane

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Adrianna Dane (who also writes as Tess Maynard) has been putting pen to paper since the age of ten. She currently resides in the state of Washington and is a member of Romance Writers of America, EPIC. and Broaduniverse.

The first defining love story Adrianna read back in junior high school was "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte, and that set her on the road to her long standing love affair with the romance genre. Her inspiration in writing often can be found by listening to song lyrics and reading poetry by such poets as Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Edgar Allen Poe, and Ranier Maria Rilke. But finding inspiration for her stories truly has no boundaries for Adrianna.

She freely admits she is a romantic by nature and adding sensual heat to rom
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[image error]Antoinette Travis knew what she wanted and wasn’t afraid to do exactly what was necessary to make it to the top. Outside of sleeping her way there. And she was certain her rival got the promotion that should have been hers by doing exactly that. Angry at losing the job that would have given her what she wanted, she stalks out of the o...

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Savannah Adrianna,

Thank you for the friendship.
Stay naughty,
Savannah
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Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend


message 15: by Leon

Leon Shure Thanks for adding me as a friend,

Leon


message 14: by Emily

Emily Lear Hey Adrianna,
Thanks for adding me as your friend. I have enjoyed looking through your page. Do you have a favorite I should try first?

Thanks,

Em

Ladies of Market Street


Christine Hi Adrianna, stopped by to see what's new on your page. Have a great week.
Blessings CJ
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message 12: by Liane

Liane Spicer Hi Adrianna,
Greetings from a Caribbean author! Thank you for adding me to your Goodreads circle!


message 11: by Karen

Karen Mains Hello Andrianna,

Good day to you! Thanks for inviting me to be your friend here.

I'm Karen B. Mains, author of spiritual and inspirational Christian books. Please look at my profile for my books that will interest you. I think you will like my Kingdom Tales Trilogy and The God Hunt :)

I'd also love to have you receive my Soulish Food eNewsletter for people who are hungry souls. Go here http://www.hungrysouls.org/newsletter to sign up today.

Thank you. God bless you and your family.

Karen Mains
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message 10: by Jeannie

Jeannie Faulkner Barber Hi Adrianna and thanks for being a friend. You were born on my Daddy's birthday! How cool is that? July people rock!
Blessings,
Jeannie


Pamela Thanks for adding me as a friend!


message 8: by Ida

Ida Plassay Hello Adrianna!
Thanks add and for joining my circle of friends on goodreads.

Ida


Christine Hi from down under Adrianna. Stopped by to see what’s new with you.
Please take a look at SFA.
http://www.shadowforestauthors.com

Blessings CJ


message 6: by Beth

Beth Hi Adrianna,
Thanks for befriending this fellow author!
- Beth


message 4: by Ilyn (last edited Dec 20, 2008 06:20AM)

Ilyn Ross Hello Adrianna,

How are you? Thank you for being my friend. Merry Christmas and a Prosperous 2009! Good fortune on your books.

Please visit these groups when you have a chance: “Happy & Brainy Group” and “To the Glory of Man”.

Have a marvelous weekend. Warmest regards.


Adrianna Andrea M. Kulman wrote: "Hi & thank you for being a friend."

Thanks for the friendship, Andrea.




Andrea Kulman Hi & thank you for being a friend.


Daniel
Adrianna, I've added your books Esmerelda's Lovers, The Argadian Heart Trilogy, Sylvie's Gift, Images of Desire and Carnal carnival to my to-read list.


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