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Claire Gem

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Claire Gem writes for her life. An avid fan of intensely emotional romance as well as a good ghost story (not necessarily together or in that order), her favorite authors include Nora Roberts, Barbara Michaels, Linda Howard, Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Simone St James, & Susanna Kearsley.

Claire has lived in five states - Florida, Massachusetts, New York, North Carolina, & Texas. She's worked as a hairdresser, a bridal designer, a lab tech, & in scientific research. Her loves are horses, fishing, pretty things, & being a novelist. And wine. And chocolate.

Claire's idea of a great love story is one with extreme emotion: one that makes you laugh and cry, get mad and get scared, one that has that *sigh* factor. A book that transports you to anothe
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Claire Gem I try to find a book with a similar plot/setting/story to the one I'm working on, and read it. I actually listen to audiobooks with this very purpose …moreI try to find a book with a similar plot/setting/story to the one I'm working on, and read it. I actually listen to audiobooks with this very purpose in mind. Usually, after listening on my commute home from work, I pull in the driveway with my fingers itching to get on the keyboard.(less)
Claire Gem I've always been a fan of ghost stories. I thought, how fun to have one set in an old haunted library?…moreI've always been a fan of ghost stories. I thought, how fun to have one set in an old haunted library?(less)
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The Inspiration Behind "Bottle People"

Today I celebrate not only my daughter's birthday, but also the book birthday for Enigmata: Eerie Bits, my collection of spooky short stories.

The first in this mini-treasure (one you can read on your lunch hour) is called "Bottle People," a story that confused and perplexed some of my beta readers. I thought it might be helpful to give readers a hint.

*Spoiler Alert! If you want to try to figure Read more of this blog post »
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Published on September 29, 2019 05:19 Tags: new-release, paranormal, short-stories
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Melanie Nowak Thanks for the friendship! I hope you'll add my ALMOST HUMAN series to your "want to read" list - my venomous vampires love new blood! You can check out updates for the series and free chapters on my website at: www.MelanieNowak.com
Nice to meet you :-)

~ Melanie Nowak


Carole Gill hi Claire, thanks for the add!


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