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I am so delighted to announce that Swoon Reads has picked up my manuscript, Unfinished: A Victorian Romance.  I just received my first edit letter and I eager to make it the best it can be.  The publication date has been set for July 9, 2019. 

This has been such a dream come true for me.  I've wanted to be an author since I read Anne of Green Gables when I was ten-years-old.  The path to publishing has sure been a long one, but I have learned so much on the way.  Mostly, that I love writing and that you can't give up on your dreams. 

So, when Swoon Reads emailed me the week of Thanksgiving in 2017, I started screaming.  My husband thought I'd hurt myself.  I could barely calm down enough to tell him.  I scheduled a phone call with Swoon Reads editors and they offered for my manuscript.  They swore me to secrecy until they announced it on their website (Feb 12, 2018).  It's been one of the hardest secrets I've ever had to keep.  But now I announce it to the world, I am finally getting published!!! 

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