Merrillee Whren

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Merrillee Whren is an award-winning and USA Today bestselling author who writes Christian romance. She is the winner of the 2003 Golden Heart Award for best inspirational romance manuscript presented by Romance Writers of America. She has also been the recipient of the RT Reviewers’ Choice Award and the Maggie Award. She is married and has two grown daughters. She has lived in Cincinnati, Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Chicago and Florida. She now makes her home in the Arizona desert. When she’s not writing, she spends her free time playing tennis or walking while she plots her novels. Please visit her Web site at http://www.merrilleewhren.com/.
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This week is a busy week in my book world. First, I have a new release. It is the second book in my Kellersburg series, previously known as Kellerville. HOMETOWN PROPOSAL will be out tomorrow, October 23, 2018. 


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Penelope Marzec Thanks for your friendship!


Maggie Thanks for the friendship, Merrillee.


Merrillee Whren Hi Jeannine,
Hope you are having a great 2010 also.
Merrillee


message 7: by J.R.

J.R. Hi Merrilee! Thanks for the friend request! Hope you and your family are having a wonderful 2010!

Jeannine


Harlequin Historical Hi, I'm very happy to meet you and look forward to discussing books with you. If you ever have any questions about any of the titles on my shelves, please ask away. I'll be happy to answer them. If you are on MySpace you can join me at www.myspace.com/historicals or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/HarlequinHistorical I try to keep everyone up-to-date with what all the authors are doing. Oh, and if you twitter, I’m there too! www.twitter.com/HHistorical


Merrillee Whren Sara wrote: "Hey, Merrillee. Sara Mitchell just realized it would be polite to say thanks,glad to be a friend. So if all the other Goodread gals who have asked to be friends would accept my apologies for not kn..."

Sara,
Absolutely no problem. I'm not sure how to do half the things on these social networking sites. Sometimes, I can't figure out how to update my books. LOL


message 4: by Sara

Sara Mitchell Hey, Merrillee. Sara Mitchell just realized it would be polite to say thanks,glad to be a friend. So if all the other Goodread gals who have asked to be friends would accept my apologies for not knowing how to say "thanks," I'd appreciate it! :-)


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Janet Dean Hi Merrillee, it's great to be amongst that throng of friends you have.


Sharon Ellis Merrillee, Hi from Texas! Thank you for your friends invitaiton :)

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Destiny Thank you so much for including me among your friends!

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