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Do US readers prefer a different cover to UK readers?

I ask myself this because when I recently put up my original cover for Carnival of Hope on KBoards.com, mainly visited by US readers and writers, to get opinions for the paperback cover (in order to do a Goodreads giveaway … Continue reading

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Author’s research: Secrets From The Dust – The Australian Outback

In my research for Secrets From The Dust, the landscape and environment of the Australian outback always seemed to have such a significant impact on the lives of the peoples living there, that I had to treat it as if … Continue reading

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New Release Announcement #NewRelease – HIDDEN UNDER HER HEART by Rachelle Ayala

HIDDEN UNDER HER HEART (A Story of Abortion & Courage) by Rachelle Ayala On sale for 99c at Amazon and Barnes & Noble 21-23 Jan 2013 Maryanne Torres is a compassionate nurse who fails at relationships. After a string of … Continue reading

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Thank you for supporting the recent promotion of Secrets From The Dust

Thank you for supporting the recent promotion of my novel, Secrets From The Dust, which saw it rise to #36 Free in Kindle Store, #1 Literary Fiction and #2 Drama. I hope the readers who downloaded the book will enjoy … Continue reading

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Author’s research: Secrets From The Dust – Australian Aboriginal Civil Rights Movement

In this next post from my series about how the research for Secrets From The Dust relates to the novel, I look at the Australian Aboriginal civil rights movement, followed by a short scene from the novel which illustrates their … Continue reading

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Author’s research: Secrets From The Dust – The loneliness of the outback for European women

In the third of a series of posts about how the research for Secrets From The Dust relates to the novel, I look at the loneliness of life in the outback for European women, followed by two short scenes that … Continue reading

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Author’s research notes: Carnival of Hope – the women’s rich sexual banter

Another feature of the research was how common sexual teasing and banter is in the favelas. Here are some examples which I unearthed, and then a scene to depict how this aspect was used in the novel: Erotic language is … Continue reading

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