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Devika Fernando

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Almost as soon as Devika Fernando could write, she imagined stories and poems. After finishing her education in Germany and returning to her roots in Sri Lanka, she got a chance to turn her passion into her profession. Having lived in Germany and in Sri Lanka with her husband has made her experience the best (and the worst) of two totally different worlds something that influences her writing. Her trademark are sweet, yet deeply emotional romance stories where the characters actually fall in love instead of merely falling in lust. She draws inspiration from everyone and everything in life. Besides being a romance novel author, she works as a self-employed German web content writer, as a translator, and as a faithful servant to all the ...more

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Devika Fernando I work as a content writer and an author, so I am basically writing all day. If you take out the breaks and 'normal life', I spend about 7 or more…moreI work as a content writer and an author, so I am basically writing all day. If you take out the breaks and 'normal life', I spend about 7 or more hours each day writing. When I'm very busy, only 1 of these will be reserved for my books. On more flexible days, I have up to 3 or 4 hours that I can use for working on my novels.(less)
Devika Fernando That's a great question! Unlike some other authors, I write series where each book can be read as a stand-alone with separate characters and a happy…moreThat's a great question! Unlike some other authors, I write series where each book can be read as a stand-alone with separate characters and a happy end. That makes it easier to coordinate and write. There's no logical sequence and no need to tie up loose ends or arrange the pieces in a puzzle.
With my "4 Elements of Love" series, I have all four books planned out (plot, blurb and rough characterization) and can't wait to write them all. With my "Romance Round the World Series" focusing on stories set in different countries, I am writing on one (Sri Lanka), thinking of the next (Germany) and leaving the rest open...(less)
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Publisher: Flaming Sun (Indie published)Publication Date: November 15, 2020Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLCLanguage: EnglishGenre: Romance
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Seduced in Spain (Romance)
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Description: Sometimes all that two people need to make things right is a second chance… Nine years ago, Alejandro broke Emily's heart, but a business trip to Spain forces her to be in his company again. Old wounds are reopened and new temptations complicate things even more. When life leaves her no choice, she realizes that sometimes the heart doesn’t listen to the brain. Will Emily win the battle against her forbidden desire and Alejandro’s charm, or will history repeat itself?
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Raven's Return by Devika Fernando
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Raven's Return by Devika Fernando
"This short read is so fabulously emoted - if I may be allowed to use that term for a piece of writing. I was with Raven all the way - feeling her pain, exulting in her joy! A great effort by the author."
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Bewitched by Ruchi Singh
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This is the first time that I've read a romance novel that combined the contemporary main story with a secondary 'historical' story rooted in Indian mythology. It was intriguing and well done.
That aside, I loved the chemistry between Poorva and
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One Evening in December by Sudesna Ghosh
One Evening in December
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This is the perfect ending to the short story series with Gita and Neel. As usual, there was quite some drama and emotions involved (no wonder with Gita's family), and Neel managed to endear himself even more to me. The story made me feel all ...more
Paper Hearts and Promises by Devika Fernando
"Luke and his Taara and that title and this cover and just ALL of it is exactly what Devika delivers in all her romances - sweet, amazing, strong love stories (emphasis on love) and this one is no different, Devika. Love it fully. "
Paper Hearts and Promises by Devika Fernando
"Paper hearts. The name itself caught my interest. Devika Fernando has a strong hold in penning mixed nationals as protagonist and their stories.
This one too is a good mix of Indian and Australian cultures, personalities, behavior, language etc.

I..." Read more of this review »
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Teething Troubles of Love by Summerita Rhayne
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I love the author's historical and contemporary romances, and this one's no exception. It was filled with so many ups and downs, confusion, humour, sizzling chemistry, and family drama. I felt almost like watching a daily soap unfold. I'm definitely ...more
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One Night in November by Sudesna Ghosh
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I'd been eagerly anticipating this sequel to "One Day in October" and the author didn't disappoint. Once again, so many different emotions and issues were captured despite it being a short story. I love the idea of the darkness bringing a ray of ...more
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The chemistry between Samaira and Raghav is off the charts! I also loved the glimpses of their past and the way they were characterized. Was rooting for them so hard I started biting my nails.
If you're a fan of the second chance romance trope, this
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Paper Hearts and Promises by Devika Fernando
"This is 'Love and love again.'
Beautifully crafted romance set in India. This book has it all, pain of broken hearts, a past of love and sweet memories and an unexpected present.
A short, clean and wholesome read.
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“She had so many wishes crowding together in her head, jostling for a place at the front of the queue.”
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“I have always believed that thoughts are more potent in their magic than the spoken word.”
Devika Fernando, When I see your Face

“All decisions are yours to make – and easy to revise. Whereas it takes a lot of persuasion and time to change the price of your book if you go through a publishing house, being an indie author means you can act quickly.”
Devika Fernando, Why Go Indie?: 6 Reasons for Self-Publishing

“Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”
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“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
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“There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle.”
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“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
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“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
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