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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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They meet under impossible circumstances.
She is kidnapped by terrorists blackmailing her father, a Supreme Court Judge. He leads the team sent to rescue her.
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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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This short but sweet 'tail' made me go AAAWWW. It felt just like a start to a Hallmark Christmas movie, I could picture it in my head. Would love some future installments with the humans and felines from this story!
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I don't often read multi-author anthologies but this beautiful cover reeled me right in, and then the first story had me hook, line, and sinker. The book is filled with bite-sized fantasy that features all sorts of - admittedly unexpected - creatures ...more
Enchantress Lanka by Devika Fernando
" This review is making me dash away a few tears of joy. Coming from an acclaimed poet like you, it means the world. Thank you! "
Enchantress Lanka by Devika Fernando
"'Enchantress Lanka' is a mesh of sensual experiences, a feast for the senses that tells of the hustle, bustle, and marvels of Sri Lanka ('Pendant dangling from India's slim earlobe/ Tear drop trembling forever on Asia's chin').

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It Was Always You by Andaleeb Wajid
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This is the first book I’ve read by this author - but it won’t be the last.

Right from the start, I was engrossed in the story. I alternated between wanting to smack the heroine upside the head, wanting to kiss the hero senseless, and visualizing the
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It Was Always You by Andaleeb Wajid
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This is the first book I’ve read by this author - but it won’t be the last.

Right from the start, I was engrossed in the story. I alternated between wanting to smack the heroine upside the head, wanting to kiss the hero senseless, and visualizing the
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“She had so many wishes crowding together in her head, jostling for a place at the front of the queue.”
Devika Fernando, When I see your Face

“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.”
Albert Einstein

“Insanity is doing the same thing, over and over again, but expecting different results.”
Narcotics Anonymous

“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.”
Albert Einstein

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere.”
Albert Einstein

“If you can't explain it to a six year old, you don't understand it yourself.”
Albert Einstein

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