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Stephanie Laurens

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Stephanie Laurens was born in Sri Lanka, which was at the time the British colony of Ceylon. When she was 5, her family moved to Melbourne, Australia, where she was raised. After continuing through school and earning a Ph.D. in Biochemistry in Australia, Stephanie and her husband moved to Great Britain, taking one of the last true overland journeys from Katmandu to London.

Once in London, Stephanie and her husband both began work as research scientists in Kent. They lived in an area surrounded by history. Their own cottage was built in the 16th century, while next door were the protected ruins of an early Roman villa, and nearby was a 14th century castle.

After four years in England, Stephanie and her husband returned to Australia, where she
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Well I’m back from my lovely escape to Vanuatu in the South Pacific and it’s horribly dreary here in Melbourne – this weekend we received minus degree temperatures and woke to severe frost – so much that it looked like snow! I’m listening to the howling wind as I write this, with pets huddled at my feet - my poor plants are battling the elements out there. Really I should be saying the weather... Read more of this blog post »
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Well I’m back from my lovely escape to Vanuatu in the South Pacific and it’s horribly dreary here in Melbourne – this weekend we received minus deg... Read more of this blog post »
" Bklyn wrote: "Will we see more interaction between the younger generations of the Bastions, Black Cobra and Cynster offspring? Seems you would expect ...more "
" Bklyn wrote: "Hello Ms. Laurens, I just wanted to check something because I became a bit confused. Lady Osbaldestone's name is Therese, but in Devil's ...more "
A Match for Marcus Cynster by Stephanie Laurens
"Review - One of my absolute favourite Cynster novels! The best since the "original" six Cynster men in my opinion. I loved Niniver and her control over the clan. I also liked how the mystery from the previous book was finally solved, though you so..." Read more of this review »
A Match for Marcus Cynster by Stephanie Laurens
""To him, she was a nymph irresistible temptation, but she was also the tender, caring, devoted woman he had sworn to protect."

THE STORY: Niniver Carrick has been chosen to be the leader of her clan. As the Lady of Clan Carrick, she has been the ta..." Read more of this review »
" Daphne wrote: "Dear Stephanie,
The continuing story of the Cynster family fills a great void in Historical/Regency fiction. I do not read many "romance
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The Tempting of Thomas Carrick by Stephanie Laurens
"Enjoyable historical fiction in the next generation of Cynsters. There's mystery & romance for Lucilla Cynster (Richard & Catriona's eldest daughter) & Thomas Carrick. The story begins ten years after "By Winter's Light" where we first..." Read more of this review »
" So glad to hear that, Ronda. I'm having a great deal of fun writing the first of the Adventurers Quartet right now - always a good sign! "
" Thanks so much Peggy for your kind words! I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the book so much - I think you're really going to like Lucilla's story, The Te ...more "
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“My heart only ever had one thought, one want. One need. Despite all, in spite of all...All my heart has ever wanted is you.”
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“Frowning, she looked up. "You can't want to ravish me every time we meet."
Oh, yes, he could. Demon gritted his teeth...”
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The 2nd annual Nothing but Reading Challenges' Best 'DRESS'ed Cover Poll. (2012 edition.)

Help us pick out the best DRESSed cover of 2012. If you don't see one of your favorites please feel free to add it. Just make sure you add it to the right dress category and that the cover came out in 2012. We have six categories:

- Red Click here to get to the Poll.
- White Click here to get to the Poll.
- Blue Click here to get to the Poll.
- Purple/Pink Click here to get to the Poll.
- Black/Miscellaneous Click here to get to the Poll.
- Yellow/Gold/Orange Click here to get to the Poll.

Each category has it's own poll and we'll pick the top 3 from each to go in a finally poll to determine which cover had the most beautiful dress. Enjoy!

The colors for this round are Yellow, Gold and Orange:

 
  28 votes, 22.2%

 
  16 votes, 12.7%

 
  16 votes, 12.7%

 
  14 votes, 11.1%

 
  12 votes, 9.5%

 
  12 votes, 9.5%

 
  7 votes, 5.6%

 
  6 votes, 4.8%

 
  4 votes, 3.2%

 
  3 votes, 2.4%

 
  3 votes, 2.4%

My Scandalous Viscount by Gaelen Foley (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.8%

 
  1 vote, 0.8%

 
  1 vote, 0.8%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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Scott Jeremy Nino Roberts Merry christmas.


Chryssa Thank you for accepting my friend invite Stephanie! :O)


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