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Rachael Craw

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Rachael is a reader, dreamer, joker, singer, believer, writer and lover of words.

Author of award winning #Spark, #Stray & #Shield available in AU & NZ, published by Walker Books Australia. #TheRift is out now AU/NZ with WBA and set for release in USA/Canada October 2019 with Candlewick Press.

She lives in NZ and teaches part time while writing her next novel.

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I am so happy you love the books! And thank you for taking the time to let me know, I really appreciate it! :-D Hmmmm, dear Jamie Gallaghe…more
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I am so happy you love the books! And thank you for taking the time to let me know, I really appreciate it! :-D Hmmmm, dear Jamie Gallagher. I think it would be a health and safety risk to write an entire book from his perspective. Think of the swooning hazards and the strain on stocks of smelling salts! However ... I'm not saying I haven't considered 'something' for the next short story ... *rubs hands together* Keep an eye on my newsletter. :-D <3 Xxx (less)
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I'm so so thrilled to hear that you loved Spark. HOORAH! Thanks for taking the time to let me know. Stray is out on Sept 1st! I can't…more
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I'm so so thrilled to hear that you loved Spark. HOORAH! Thanks for taking the time to let me know. Stray is out on Sept 1st! I can't wait! And BOO-YAH!! #SParkArmy !! Xxx(less)
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Spark (Spark, #1)

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Stray (Spark, #2)

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Shield (Spark, #3)

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Kill Switch (Spark, #1.1)

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My heart is bruised. This was such an intense read. I felt like I wanted to keep my fingers over my eyes and scream, no Sophie Mac! Don't go there! It's such a fascinating exploration of power dynamics in friendship and in sex. Merriman has such a su ...more
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"So many twists and turns - a wonderful combination of sci-fi, thriller and romance. For anyone who loved Divergent and The Hunger Games. And the prose is right up there. 5 stars from me."
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"Fast paced, action packed and high stakes this book has twists and turns of all sorts and is such an easy read. I could not put it down. I was hooked from the first page and throughout the book I was on the edge of my seat because you could not guess" Read more of this review »
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"Olivia made me love this reincarnation of English history’s ultimate bad boy. Now how did she do that?"
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