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Gloria Oliver

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Welcome!

My name is Gloria Oliver and I am a Cat Slave and Spec Fic author with nine plus Fantasy/YA Fantasym, Sci-Fi, and Cozy Mystery books in print and several short stories in varied anthologies.

I am also an avid reader, movie lover, and soundtrack junkie.

For more info on me or my books, including sample chapters and free reads, please come visit at www.gloriaoliver.com

Feel free to follow me on Bookbub, Amazon, Facebook, and more! Links on the website. :)

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Gloria Oliver To me, the best thing about being a writer is the ability to explore themes, places, and people. To entertain and share the things I've discovered wit…moreTo me, the best thing about being a writer is the ability to explore themes, places, and people. To entertain and share the things I've discovered with others. And to be honest, once you get the bug, there's no going back. :)(less)
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"I enjoyed this fun mystery. The characters were comical but believable. A nice mystery and some surprises along the way. Definitely will not be my last book by Gloria Oliver. I received a free copy from Book Sirens for my honest review."
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"Unusual and nostalgic are a good way to describe this mystery. It is a fast paced, well written ride worth dropping everything to read in one go, highly recommend!.

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“We are all selfish creatures in our own way. If we forget that others are as important as ourselves and turn our backs on empathy and mercy, we are lost.”
Gloria Oliver, Black Jade

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