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True love is eternal...


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Conflict of interest is an understatement...


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Two men love her. Will her faith show the way to a bright future?


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Enemies...Lovers...An irresistible combination


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A Cherry Tucker Mystery


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Fantasies come true on this sultry Georgia island.


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Fourth in the Inside Out series



Sizzling Hot August Reads


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Lisa Renee Jones | The Inspiration Behind INSIDE OUT

The perfect love story in a Barnes and Noble? That’s what happened to me and it’s my love story. It’s also a story heavily on my mind Read More...

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Terri L. Austin | Beauty and the Brit

Hello, Fresh Fiction Readers! It’s a pleasure to be here. I thought I’d tell you a little about my erotic romance, Read More...

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Shannon Stacey | Story Idea Fairy

One of the most common questions asked of a writer, and one almost guaranteed to trigger that deer in the headlights look, is where she gets her ideas from. Some Read More...

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Adi Alsaid | Seize the Tuesday

Adi Alsaid, author of the new contemporary YA novel LET'S Read More...

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Elizabeth Craig | Lists for Life and Writing— Five Lessons Learned

As a mom, my life is ruled by lists. For me, there’s no other way. I’m trying to remember when my little list habit had its genesis. I Read More...

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Robin Bielman | Getting Your Feet Wet

I don’t remember my first time in the ocean, but I do remember the last time. It was just over a week ago during a weekend getaway with my Read More...

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Elizabeth Lynn Casey | Characters Are Friends, Too

From the moment I began writing the Southern Sewing Circle Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime in 2009, Tori Sinclair, Rose Winters, Margaret Louise Davis, Leona Elkin, and the Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

Special Giveaway Announcement and CALL ME IRRESISTIBLE

This week's SEP Read-Along title is CALL ME IRRESISTIBLE. This is our last title for the Read-Along Read More...

Author News

Readers Unite to Raise Funds for Kids' School Supplies

It's back to school time, but not everyone can afford the supplies needed for school. All profits from this Look Good Read More...

Author News

News from JUST ONE NIGHT author Caridad Pineiro!

Thanks to all for the love you’ve shown JUST ONE NIGHT, Caridad's New Adult Erotic Romance Novella, #2 Read More...

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Dee Tenorio | Suspense for the Not-So-Pure Of Heart

I have a standing ban on my books with my Mom. Why? My mom is a devout Christian and while I still consider myself a person of faith, I know Read More...

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Alexandra Allred | ANNIVERSARY KILLER

I was about 10 years old when I first plotted my sister's death. She had eaten the tips of my chocolate bunny ears following the Easter Bunny's visit Read More...

Dog Days of August

Summer Book List

I'm currently reading Proximity by Stephen Phillips - a novel of the Navy's Elite Bomb Squad. The families that are affected by long times at sea, the regrets, the Read More...

Dog Days of August

Woof? Howl?

I'm reading Anne Rice's THE WOLF GIFT. Perfect for the dog days Read More...

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'The Giver' Is a Pleasing Entry into a Swollen Dystopia Genre

A film adaptation of Lois Lowry’s great aunt of dystopian teen fiction, Read More...

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Theatre Review: Enchanting Reboot of ‘The Phantom of the Opera’ Comes to Dallas

This weekend treat yourself to some culture. The Winspear Opera House launched its latest show from the Broadway series, and for once I can wholeheartedly say the musical is worth Read More...

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Ashley Hodges Bazer | The Story Behind POISON

Many years ago, I lived alone, a great distance from any family. I had a few friends, but no one I could really count on. Being lonely, I sought comfort Read More...

Cozy Corner

Catching up with Paige Shelton, Author of the Country Cooking Mystery Series

Melissa Bourbon, Fresh Fiction's cozy mystery expert, is back again to chat with another cozy favorite, Read More...

Author News

BEG ME TO SLAY by Lisa Kessler

Paranormal romance author Lisa Kessler has exciting news! For the first time ever, Read More...

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Sarah MacLean | We Are All Sugar Beth

It is our pleasure to welcome New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah MacLeanRead More...

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Sarah MacLean | We Are All Sugar Beth

I am an unabashed Susan Elizabeth Phillips fan. I have been for most of my adult life, since I read NOBODY Read More...

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Mary Ellis | Real Civil War Spies

In my historical romance, THE LADY AND THE OFFICER, Madeline Howard had never intended to become a spy. But when Read More...

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Betsy St. Amant | Taking Risks

Writers love words—and some of my personal favorites are combined into the following quote by Jonathan Franzen. "Fiction that isn't an author's personal adventure into the Read More...

Writer Tips

What's the latest Stats on Social Media? 2014 Infogram

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Lynn Cahoon | Playing Tourist at Home

Last month, I braved the heat of Texas and spent a few days in San Antonio. I stayed in a historic hotel right next to the Alamo, strolled the Riverwalk Read More...

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Eileen Goudge | Don’t Look Down: How I Survived the Leap from Traditional to Indie Publishing

Drama isn’t just the stuff of my fiction, it’s the story of my life. Case in point: two days ago, I’d just posted on Instagram when I Read More...

News and Announcements

Love Shark Week? Take a Bite Out of SINFUL REWARDS by Cynthia Sax

Celebrate Discovery Channel's Shark Week with this perfect excerpt from Read More...

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Anna Schmidt | Sometimes History Is Stranger Than Fiction

Whenever I tackle a story set in another time or place I really like to see if I can find some actual event that happened there and weave it into Read More...

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Grace Burrowes | My Anti-Heroine

St. Clair was attempting a confession or a condemnation of himself; Milly wasn’t sure which, but she did know she wanted to take him in her arms Read More...

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Kate Willoughby | The Silly Side of Hockey

When I began writing hockey romances, I discovered that NHL players love to play pranks on each other. For instance, here’s Read More...

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Stacy Reid | The Erotic Reading of a Victorian Lord

“You captivate me. I admire your thirst for adventure…your joy for freedom, your vivacity. I want you because you rouse me as no other woman has done in Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

AIN'T SHE SWEET? Join Week 3 of the SEP Read-Along!

Readers everywhere fell under the spell of NATURAL BORN CHARMER last week, including our special author guest Read More...

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AIN'T SHE SWEET? Join Week 3 of the SEP Read-Along!

Readers everywhere fell under the spell of NATURAL BORN CHARMER last week, including our special author guest Read More...

Young Adult Musings

How to Survive High School

School. A word that conjures the smell of sweaty gyms, bad cafeteria food, and Expo markers. It also conjures the pain of unrequited love, the joy of first kisses, the Read More...

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Terry Spear | How A Highland Alpha Wolf Makes A First Impression

Everyone knows how important first impressions are, aye? Grant MacQuarrie, the hero of my recent release HERO OF A HIGHLAND WOLF Read More...

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Gina L. Maxwell | Inspiration and Serendipity

A question that writers get asked a lot is about where we get our inspiration. When making up dozens of in-depth stories doesn’t come naturally to someone, it Read More...

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Ella Quinn | Intuition Versus Research

It’s wonderful to be back on Fresh Fiction!! Last time I visited, I talked about my muse. Well, she was out while I was writing Read More...

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Kylie Logan | Why Las Vegas?

It’s a question I get a lot when readers hear that DEATH BY DEVIL'S BREATH, book #2 of Read More...

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Rhys Bowen | Hollywood, Fantasies, and Scandals

One of the biggest disappointments of my life was the first time I saw Hollywood. I thought I knew what to expect, after all I had seen all those movies Read More...

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Erika Chase | Ghost Stories

I love writing the Ashton Corners Book Club Mysteries because they’re about books! And I love books. If you’re reading this, then you know what I Read More...

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Ellery Adams | Searching for My Downton Abbey: How The Book Retreat Mystery Series Was Born

I’ve begun to think that inspiration is a bit like love: it appears unexpectedly and completely consumes one’s thoughts. I wasn’t looking to write a new series Read More...

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Terrie Farley Moran | Setting: Why Must The Story Be in This Place?

Or for me more personally the question is: Why does the story line in WELL READ, THEN DEAD fit so Read More...

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Elle Kennedy | Top 5 Must-Haves in Romance

Confession: I’m a very picky reader. Once I find an author I like, I tend to stick with them until the end of time. But this isn’t to Read More...

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Amber Lin | Five Reasons to Love the Hero from FALLING FOR THE PIRATE

I'm so excited to celebrate the release of my historical romance, FALLING FOR THE PIRATE, from Entangled Publishing. This Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Welcome Debut Author Carolyn Dingman | CANCEL THE WEDDING

Carolyn Dingman is here to discuss the forces at work in her debut novel Read More...

Author News

Drunk on Romance

Avery's new romance ENEMIES ON TAP (Sweet Salvation Brewery book 1) has her thinking of opening Read More...

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Take the SEP Quiz!

Which Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ hero would give you a lift if your car broke down at the side of the road?

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The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

Take the SEP Quiz!

Which Susan Elizabeth Phillips’ hero would give you a lift if your car broke down at the side of the road?

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David Tennant to Narrate PBS Nature Series

The 10th Doctor is back this fall, but he's not zapping doors with his Sonic Screwdriver or Read More...

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Mary Wine | THE HIGHLANDER'S BRIDE TROUBLE

I have recently discovered this invention called a Fit-Bit. Now there is more than one type on the market but I was drawn in by the catchy theme song Read More...

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Robin Caroll | Story Ideas

I’m often asked how I get ideas for my books. I always want to answer, “Where don’t I get ideas?” I get character ideas by people watching. I Read More...

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Angela Ruth Strong | Not Your Normal Children’s Novel

In 2007, I sold my first novel for children. This month it got published. This is not normal. No, it’s normal for a first book to take seven years Read More...

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Kate Maddison | A Trip to London

One of the most exciting things I did in research for my YA mystery romance novel, THE INCREDIBLE CHARLOTTE SYCAMORE Read More...

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Brooklyn Ann | 10 Quirky or Offbeat Vampire Movies

Most of us are familiar with classics like The Lost Boys, Salem's Lot, Fright Night, and my favorite, Interview With the Vampire Read More...

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Sara Luck | People Are Hungry for History

This past weekend, my husband and I, along with a few thousand other people, have enjoyed the reenactment of the Battle of Mobile Bay and the Siege of Fort Morgan Read More...

News and Announcements

What Circle of Seven High Priestess Are You? Take Coreene Callahan's Quiz to Find Out!

We at Fresh Fiction are so excited to help debut a new Buzzfeed-style quiz from Read More...

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Rachel Bailey | Australian Beaches

I grew up around Australian beaches. My family spent school holidays at caravan parks along the east coast of Australia, swimming in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, building Read More...

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Kathy Lyons | Marriage Quiz for Sheri and Alex

Since I’ve already shared my mother-of-the-bride gown. I thought I’d show you my wedding speech. Yes, it’s in my special format, but that’s Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Rock Stars and Romance

One Direction is in North America for the Where We Are Tour! I don’t know how it is in your house, but in mine, 1D rules. From music to Read More...

News and Announcements

E-Book Sale! The Sutherlands series by Mary Wine

The fourth book in Mary Wine's The Sutherlands series, Read More...

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Laura Simcox | That Would Make a GREAT Romance Novel!

Real life is stranger than fiction. This statement is generally true, and I’m glad, because a lot of my story ideas are sparked by headlines/posts/comments I see Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

Tessa Dare | SEP Pajama Party and NATURAL BORN CHARMER

The fabulous Tessa Dare is here to discuss our title for week two of the SEP Read-Along: Read More...

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Kate Parker | The Counterfeit Lady

For all of you who read THE VANISHING THIEF, you know Georgia Fenchurch is very protective of her bookshop. In Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

Week Two of the SEP Read-Along Starts Now with NATURAL BORN CHARMER!

The SEP Read-Along continues this week with our second re-read title, Read More...

News and Announcements

Enjoy KNIGHT OF LOVE From Pocket Star-E Nights

Grab your e-reader and enjoy KNIGHT OF LOVE and many more e-books this summer. Wherever you go, Pocket Read More...

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Naima Simone | I Need a Cigarette!

On a regular basis I commit one of the worst sins that a reader can perpetrate… I skim through a book before buying it. And not just to discover how Read More...

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Amy Kathleen Ryan | A Villain to Love

“Writers must be fair and remember even bad guys (most of them, anyway) see themselves as good—they are the heroes of their own lives.” –Stephen King, ON WRITING Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Laura Pedersen Discusses THIS WILL ALL BE YOURS, Part of Midtown International Theatre Festival

In this Q&A, author Laura Pedersen talks about her new play with music, Read More...

News and Announcements

Madness? This is Comic-Con!

Fresh Fiction's own Kate Cornell attended Comic-Con International this month, and she was kind enough to share her awesome Read More...

Author News

New Release from Elaine Hussey: THE OLEANDER SISTERS, In Stores Now

Author Elaine Hussey has double cause for celebration! Her latest novel, Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Jessica Scott Talks Military Romance

USA Today bestselling author Jessica Scott is here today to chat with us about her Coming Home Read More...

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Lisa Kessler | Are you a Binge Reader?

Since Netflix started offering complete seasons of television series available for streaming, I started hearing the team “binge watched”. Even before Netflix, I was buying DVDs of my favorite shows Read More...

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Kristin Miller | So I Married a Werewolf

Hello, I’m Kristin Miller, and I’m a category romance addict. When it comes to tropes in category romance novels, I love them all. I swoon over mistaken identity Read More...

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Glenn Cooper | Five Things No One Ever Told Me About Being a Writer

I wanted to be a published writer for as long as I can remember but I didn’t actually get it done until I was older than I’d care Read More...

Author News

Kristan Higgins Nominated for Kirkus Prize & Planning European Book Tour

Kristan Higgins is thrilled that both her 2014 releases have been nominated for the prestigious Kirkus Prize. THE PERFECT MATCHRead More...

Young Adult Musings

Kindle Unlimited vs. Buying New Books

Last week, Amazon launched Kindle Unlimited, and it's all anyone who uses a Kindle or ereader can talk about. For $9.99 a month, you can read over 600 Read More...

Fresh Fiction Blog

Paula Altenburg | I Get By With A Little Help From My Friends

My apologies to the Beatles. But those boys were right. Over the years, you acquire a variety of them. I have friends from my childhood, from university, and friends my Read More...

FreshFiction.tv

NBC Finds Their 'Pan' in Allison Williams

Looks like the Lost Boys are no longer seeking a leader. In a traditional turn, NBC has decided to cast a woman in the role of Peter Pan for their Read More...

Author News

IN STILL DARKNESS Release Day Giveaway!

I’m celebrating the release of IN STILL DARKNESS — only $1.99! — with great giveaways! Visit Read More...

Author News

SEP Read-Along Special Guest Loretta Chase | BREATHING ROOM in Ten Easy Lessons

We're kicking off our Susan Elizabeth Phillips Read-Along this week with Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

SEP Read-Along Special Guest Loretta Chase | BREATHING ROOM in Ten Easy Lessons

We're kicking off our Susan Elizabeth Phillips Read-Along this week with Read More...

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Debra Holt | A Debut Author and Her Experience

It is difficult not to want to talk about my very first book to be published. However, I'll take this space I was so kindly offered to Read More...

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Elaine Viets | Feline Magic

No cozy is complete without a cat. Mysteries have talking cats, crime-solving cats, and in Sofie Kelly's Magical Cats series, felines walk through doors and materialize in strange Read More...

Author News

IN STILL DARKNESS Releases on July 29th — only $1.99!

I'm excited to announce that IN STILL DARKNESS will be released on July 29th — only $1.99! IN STILL DARKNESS is my Immortal Guardians novella that tells Richart and Read More...

Author News

Joan Johnston Update - THE BAREFOOT BRIDE

One of my favorite historical western romances, THE BAREFOOT BRIDE, was just reissued and is now in stores in paperback Read More...

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Sarah Castille | Fighting Your Fear

Readers often ask how I became interested in MMA, and I always point to my father. If not for him, I would never have become interested in the world of Read More...

Fun in the Sun!

Summer

Going to visit my brother and his family at their beach house Read More...

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Female versus Male Opinion on Fifty Shades of Grey film trailer

Preston Barta // Film Critic

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USA Network Teams with Wattpad for 'Dig' Prequel

It has not even aired yet, but USA Network is betting big on their new original drama, "Dig," to be a huge success. The series is produced by "Homeland" creator Read More...

News and Announcements

"WOMEN LOVE WORDS" - Results of HarperCollins Romance Reader Survey 2014

New Survey Conducted by HarperCollins Consumer Insight for Avon Books

Exposes Why Romance Readers Are "Super Readers"

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News and Announcements

Rochelle Alers Presents MAGNOLIA DRIVE, Available July 29!

Fresh Fiction is proud to take part in the MAGNOLIA DRIVE blog tour by offering our readers this excerpt from Read More...

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Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons | Competition or Why Play Time was Always Stressful

My Fitbit Problem--

For my birthday some months ago, my daughter gave me

a) a massage gift certificate which her father Read More...

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The Kick-Ass Heroine--Not by Rebecca York

When I think of a kick-ass heroine, I think of Angelina Jolie in the spy movie, Salt. She’s the equal of any man. A deep undercover Read More...

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Cindi Madsen | What's in a Name?

What's in a name? They say a rose by any other name would smell as sweet, but I think I'd have a harder time swooning for a guy Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Lovestruck Part 2: Katee Robert and Tawna Fenske Dish Meet Cutes & More About Their New Books

Authors Katee Robert and Tawna Fenske are here to discuss Read More...

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James Lilliefors | A Sense of Place in THE PSALMIST

Memorable stories are like good vacations. They change the scenery. But they also do something more mysterious – they stir our imaginations, reminding us of all that is good and strange Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Katee Robert & Tawna Fenske Dish About Everything Lovestruck, a New Entangled Publishing Imprint

Authors Katee Robert and Tawna Fenske are here to discuss Read More...

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