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Stacey O'Neale

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Award-winning author, Stacey O'Neale, lives in Annapolis, Maryland. When she's not writing, she spends her time fangirling over books, blogging, watching fantasy television shows, cheering for the Baltimore Ravens, and hanging out with her husband and daughter.

Her career in publishing started as a blogger-turned-publicist for Entangled Publishing. Stacey writes young adult fantasy and adult paranormal romance. Her books always include swoon-worthy heroes, snarky heroines, and lots of kissing.

Stacey loves hearing from readers. Follow her on Twitter @StaceyONeale, look for her on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and Tumblr. You can also visit her blog at

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Stacey O'Neale I usually leave the computer and take a walk or a drive to clear my head. Sometimes the best thing to do is something else. :-)
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"'Van Helsing Academy' is the exciting new book in a promising new young adult paranormal series that fans of the genre are sure to love. I've read some of the author's other books and really enjoyed them so I had pretty high expectations going into t" Read more of this review »
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"This book was fun to read. I was a little confused at first as to what the Van Helsing Academy was, but I'm pretty sure it's like a juvenile detention facility for vampires, shifters, witches, and the occasional human teenager who works as a Protecto" Read more of this review »
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"Be still my heart! This series is action packed from the very first word. There is never a dull moment, and I loved everything about it! A new world where mists of shadow have fallen down, and suddenly one must fight to discover th secrets and danger" Read more of this review »
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I absolutely loved this book. It's a must-read if you read the Infernal Devices series. The story is mostly about Will and Tessa's two children (whose demon blood gives them some pretty interesting powers), and a close relative of Jem's named Cordeli ...more
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“He pressed the blade of his sword into the ground. As he pulled his arm over his head for a stretch, a bead of sweat trickled down his neck and over a row of muscles on his stomach. I swallowed hard. The window's edge dug into my skin but I refused to move an inch. The tiny droplet disappeared into the waistband of his shorts. I had seen plenty of guys in gym class with their shirts off, but none of them looked like...that. He was physical perfection - a living work of art.

I sat on my knees with my chin relaxed on my crossed arms, unable to look away.

"Enjoying the view?" he said, eyes suddenly on me. His chiseled face wore an overly confident grin. Clearly he was used to being admired.

My cheeks burned.

I stood, pretending to check out the scenery. "Not much to see."

He raised an eyebrow, letting me know he knew I was full of crap.”
Stacey O'Neale, Storm Born

“I wonder if I can get pizza in Avalon.”
Stacey O'Neale, Storm Born

“You're into her. You're into the girl we came here to kill.”
Stacey O'Neale, The Shadow Prince



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message 44: by Thomas

Thomas Hello Stacey! It's very nice connecting with you here on GR. Happy writing and reading!

Rachelle Ayala Hi Stacey! thanks for friending me!

message 42: by Jaye

Jaye Berry Thanks for the add! :)

message 41: by Krystle

Krystle Jones Hi, Stacey! I'm dying to read 'Born Wicked.' I love anything having to do with witches.

Happy reading and writing!

Christine Hatfield thanks for being my friend

message 39: by Stacey

Stacey O'Neale Harlequin Books wrote: "Hello Stacey, nice to meet ya!"

I just have to say that Harlequin Teen is one of my all-time favorite teen lines. I covet your releases! Keep up the great work! :-)

message 38: by Lidush

Lidush Hi Stacey! Thanks for friending :)

Savannah Thank you for the friendship....

message 36: by Cindy

Cindy Thanks for the add:) Great website by the way!

message 35: by Debbie

Debbie Johansson Hi Stacy. Thanks for adding me to your friends list. :)

Jillian Peery Thanks for the add, Stacey!

message 33: by Melissa

Melissa Thanks for the friend request! I haven't read the VA books yet, but they're on my TBR list for 2012!

Looking forward to sharing more books with you,

message 32: by Joyzi

Joyzi Thanks for adding me :)

Charlotte Liebel Stacey...Thank you for your friendship. Look forward to reading your recommendations and reviews.


message 30: by Kris

Kris Neri Thanks for adding this mystery & paranormal author, Stacey. We've liked some of the same authors, so I'm looking forward to reading your reviews. All the best with your writing.


Kris Neri
Magical Alienation: A Samantha Brennan and Annabelle Haggerty Magical Mystery

message 29: by Haylee

Haylee Hello, how are you? Thanks for the friend request! Look forward to discussing books with you

message 28: by Carly

Carly Hey, thanks for the add. :)

message 27: by Lorian

Lorian Jones hey can u comment my new pics i need ur true opinions bout them i want 2 kno wat u see and wat is saying 2 u and also pleaz have ur friends may leave a comments on my pics

Thanx u!!! :)

VampireNovelFan Thanks for friending!

message 25: by Chelsie

Chelsie Hi, thanks for accepting my request! :)

Kathleen Brooks Thanks for the friendship!

message 23: by Taznim

Taznim hello Stacey,
thanks for the add!!!!

message 22: by Saniya

Saniya Thanks for the add! (:

Harlequin Books Hello Stacey, nice to meet ya!

message 20: by Gary

Gary Revel It's great to have you as a friend Stacey. Our Gary Revel memoir, TO LIVE OR MAYBE NOT is now at Barnes and Noble.

It includes details of his birth in Alabama, youth, high school-Holmes County High School, US Navy Service, music-Hollywood, Memphis, Nashville, Martin Luther King Jr. Assassination Investigation, recording and releasing the single record THEY SLEW THE DREAMER about the MLK assassination.

Paperback and Nook Book

Links to more Jongleur books and book sellers.

Jennifer Thanks for the add!

message 18: by Stacey

Stacey O'Neale Well, it sound really interesting and the cover is beautiful so I'm already a fan. I'm looking forward to the read. :-)

message 17: by Lisa

Lisa Kessler Hi Stacey -

Thanks for your interest in my debut novel, Night Walker!!! :)

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I really appreciate your support, and I hope you love the story!!!

Lisa :)

message 16: by Stacy

Stacy Juba It's nice to meet another writer named Stacey! Thanks for adding me as a friend.

message 15: by Bonnie

Bonnie Hi Stacey, how are you? Thanks for the request.
How are you finding Beautiful Creatures?

message 14: by Cheryl

Cheryl Landmark Thanks for accepting my friendship, Stacey.

Diana (Offbeat Vagabond) Thanks so much for the invite hon, I gladly accept. I love your favorites list by the way. Great choices. Talk later hon :)

message 12: by Ellen

Ellen Maze Hi Stacey! I love your profile info :-)

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Rachel Haimowitz Thank you for the friendvite, Stacey!

message 10: by Beverly

Beverly K Thanks for the add!

Thomas Amo Hey Stacey! Thanks so much for adding me!

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E.M. Lynley Thanks for adding me as a friend!

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E.M. Lynley Thanks for adding me as a friend!

message 6: by Laura

Laura Thanks for the friend request.

William O'Brien Hi Stacey - Thank you for your friendship!
Please visit my website
to view a sample page and many other snippets about the book.
Expected release date March.
Best wishes, William

Stacey O'Neale Tracy wrote: "I'm the trophy wife too! I'm thinking of getting a T-shirt made that says "I Am the Trophy Wife.""

Ha! I have a t-shirt that says trophy wife. I bought it here:

message 3: by Tracy

Tracy I'm the trophy wife too! I'm thinking of getting a T-shirt made that says "I Am the Trophy Wife."

Kelly/yllektra Thanks so much for adding me! :)

Shayne Leighton Hi Stacey! Glad to be your GoodReads friend :)

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