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That Time I Interviewed My Own Narrator

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Listen Up, Y’all!

As everyone knows (I hope!), the first three novels in the Kavanagh Legends series is coming out as audio books this fall!

(PS: If you haven’t heard about it, I broke down the whole announcement here!)

We’re 1 week away from the first book, BREAKING A LEGEND, coming out on audio on September 6th, and I’m so, so excited!

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To celebrate, I interviewed/chatted with the narrator, Charles Constant, about the experience and we recorded it for all of you to listen to, and, hopefully, enjoy!

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Charles Constant, Narrator

Also, I apologize in advance for my 4-yr-old sounding voice and lisp, because 🙈. I’m not a public speaker, y’all! I never have been, and I’ve always had a lisp that I really hate. It sounds so much worse drunk, so thankfully, I was sober during this.

You’re welcome for my sacrifice.

Moving on. 

Click the play button below to hear the 23-min long interview!
Yes, it’s that long. I’m sorry. But hopefully, it’s interesting enough you won’t notice!

And in case you’re interested in reading/listening to these books (please be interested!) I’ll include the links and information about releases below!

Thanks for letting me interview you, Charles! You’re the best!


Breaking a Legend on Audio – Coming Sept 6, 2016
Saving a Legend on Audio – Coming Oct 18, 2016
Becoming a Legend on Audio – Coming Dec 13, 2016


PSSST! 
Breaking a Legend is already available as a digital e-book, so grab it today and you wont have to wait. Purchase it here!

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So, is Saving a Legend! Grab the ebook of that here!

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You can preorder the digital ebook of Becoming a Legend now, because it releases on the same day as the audio! Check it out here.

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COVER REVEAL! See the cover for the upcoming second book in the Kavanagh Legends series, Saving a Legend!

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The second book in the highly buzzed about KAVANAGH LEGENDS series reveals it’s hot, new cover! Coming to you in March 2016, but you can preorder now! The blurb is coming soon as well!

What do you think? !  🙂 

In the follow-up to Breaking a Legend (“equal parts sexy, intense, and emotional”—Rachel Van Dyken), Sarah Robinson goes another round with the brooding Kavanagh brothers: MMA fighters who won’t call it quits in the ring, or in romance.

His family’s gym has produced a roster of mixed martial arts legends, but so far Kieran Kavanagh hasn’t followed in their footsteps. After a brawl lands him in jail, Kieran is assigned to work at a center for at-risk youth. Though given a second chance, Kieran’s simply going through the motions—until he meets one very special kid, Shea Doherty, and falls hard for her very beautiful, very grown-up big sister, Fiona. The trouble is, Kieran’s best opening moves are getting him nowhere fast.

Fiona Doherty has too many responsibilities to fool around, especially now that she has custody of Shea. Sure, she’d love to find a devoted partner. But she won’t jeopardize her sister’s happiness—or risk revealing her tortured past—on a love-’em-and-leave-’em type of guy like Kieran . . . so it’s up to him to prove her wrong. As Fiona spends more time with Kieran, she starts to see a softer side of the reckless warrior. Now she must admit that when it comes to the possibility of real love, well . . . there’s a fighting chance.

Preorder Saving a Legend Now:
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Add Saving a Legend (Kavanagh Legends, #2) to your TBR on Goodreads now!

Don’t forget to go read BREAKING A LEGEND (Kavanagh Legends, #1) right now! Available on all retailers! Click here! 

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11 Books Sold to Random House! What in the world?

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I know, I know… I’m so late on announcing this! Most of my closest friends and family already know, but as of two days ago, all the final papers were signed, so it’s time to shout it from the roof tops! So please share this post everywhere and anywhere! 🙂

Penguin Random House, one of the top publishers in the entire world, has acquired ELEVEN (11) books from me. Yes, you heard that right- ELEVEN!!! Last year, PRH purchased 3 of my books on proposal, the first 3 novels in the Kavanagh Legends series (more about that below). Now weeks before the first of those 3 has even been published (a truly humbling sign of their faith in me), they’ve purchased 8 more. 8+3= 11, or at least I hope it does or this will have been very embarrassing.

**cue the champagne cork popping and kazoos!**

 

So what does this mean?

This means that I will be continuously publishing 2-3 books a year with Penguin Random House for the next several years. I will possibly continue self-publishing when I have the time, and I also have a something else in the works that I’m not ready to talk about yet. So basically, you’re going to see a lot of me. I’m here to stay!

 

So what will we be reading first?

Kavanagh Legends will officially be a full series, meaning you will get all 6 stories from each of the Kavanagh siblings. A tight knit Irish family of MMA fighters, these alpha males will steal your heart with their blistering hot stories. They can all be read as standalones, but also work nicely together. The first, BREAKING A LEGEND, goes live in TWO WEEKS on September 29th, 2015 and is Rory Kavanagh’s story! The second, SAVING A LEGEND, will be coming in March 2016 and is Kieran Kavanagh’s story. You won’t meet Kieran in Book 1, because he’s in jail…. so there’s that. But don’t worry, he finally gets released in the beginning of Book 2 and his story will SO be worth it- believe me! Don’t forget to preorder both today and add them on Goodreads!

After Rory and Kieran’s books will come Kieran’s twin, Kane Kavanagh, the up and coming mixed martial arts fighter who the entire Kavanagh family is helping to become one of the best. Then it’s Quinn’s turn to tell his tatted and pierced tale, before the youngest brother and NYPD officer, Jimmy Kavanagh, shows he has a law breaking side to him after all. Lastly, their cousin Casey (who has lived with them since she was 4) will get her own story with an in depth look at the Kavanagh family’s ties to the Irish mafia.

Each and every one of these books will be exciting, hot, and a gripping read! Stalk my Goodreads to make sure you don’t miss these and/or subscribe to my newsletter!

 

So what’s next after the Kavanagh’s?

In between Kavanagh releases, you’ll be getting a separate standalone with some crossover characters, tentatively titled KIDNAPPED for Fall 2016. This will also have characters leading into the new series, HIDDEN HEAT that has a tentative release date of Fall 2017.

This scorching new series surrounds a special tactical squad of the NYPD officers whose sole mission is to complete undercover operations- and they never lose. These bonded brethren of alpha males are dangerous and dynamic, everything from bikers to bodyguards to tattoo artists- they’ve got it all. Stalk my Goodreads to make sure you don’t miss these and/or subscribe to my newsletter!

 

So what is after the Hidden Heat series?

World domination. And wine. There’s always wine.

 

So what can I do to help toward your goal of world domination?

Share this news everywhere! AND preorder BREAKING A LEGEND today and share about it everywhere! It comes out in two weeks and I need YOU to help me spread the word! Between now and release, let’s flood social media with this HOT as HECK cover! See the purchase links below!

Love you all! Hugs!
Sarah Robinson

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◆◇◆◇ Photographer Trilogy Box Set is LIVE! ◆◇◆◇

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◆◇◆◇ New Box Set Release! ◆◇◆◇

 The Photographer Trilogy by Sarah Robinson

NOW LIVE!

SYNOPSIS:

He takes a picture of every woman he kills.

She takes nothing from anyone.

Kate Jackson is a woman haunted by her past with no direction in life, and surviving only on her close relationship with her sister, Annie. Until she meets charming lawyer, Derrick Kane.

Just when she thinks she might have found the key to learning how to live again, maybe even how to love, The Photographer rips it all away from her with one click of his camera.

Somehow she survived, determined to rise above the trauma life has dealt her. Yet, she doesn’t get away that easy, The Photographer isn’t done with her yet.

The infamous serial killer begins dropping menacing hints at every turn.

Reminding Kate that he owns her. That he broke her body.

The small, quiet life that Kate Jackson had built for herself is over. Pulverized by the twisted workings of the notorious serial killer and the agony of being betrayed by the one man she had trusted her heart to. Trust had never come easily to her, yet she had given it to Derrick. And he destroyed her with it.

Kate is a fighter and refusing to allow a sadistic killer to take everything from her yet again, she delves into the police investigation targeting The Photographer and finally revealing his true identity. Kate is fighting for justice while fighting to reclaim the man she loves, and somehow learn to trust him again.

But when an innocent life is on the line, the cost of justice could be more than love can afford. Kate quickly learns that finding the face behind the mask, doesn’t make you safe.

Monsters are only uglier in the light of day.

**Please note that there is no cliffhanger at the end of this series and everything is fully wrapped up. This box set also includes a never before read, deleted scene about The Photographer’s childhood.

DISCLAIMER: Due to violent and dark subject matter, this story is intended for readers over the age of 18 years old.

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 All About Sarah Robinson 

Sarah Robinson is the four-time Amazon Bestselling Romance and Crime Thriller Author of the contemporary Rockstar romance series Sand & Clay, as well as the very popular romantic suspense trilogy, The Photographer Trilogy. All of her novels have reached Amazon’s Bestseller Rank in Crime, Crime, Thriller, Contemporary Romance, and/or Romantic Suspense.

In regards to future publications, she is with the Seymour Literary Agency and has recently been contracted by Loveswept, a Random House Penguin imprint, to begin a new contemporary romance series in late 2015 about an Irish family living in the Bronx of alpha male, MMA fighters who own a gym called Legends.

Sarah Robinson is a native of the Washington, DC area and has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in criminal psychology. She is newly married to a local police officer, Justin, who is just as much of an animal rescue enthusiasts as she is. Together, they own a zoo of rescues, as well as volunteering and fostering for multiple animal shelters.

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❄ New Holiday Release ❄

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❄~❄~❄ New Holiday Release! ❄~❄~❄

♬ Sand & Snow (Sand & Clay Rocker Series, #1.5) ♬

by Sarah Robinson

SAND & SNOW IS LIVE NOW!

SYNOPSIS:

In this heart warming romantic comedy novella, rockstar Logan Clay is back with all his bandmates and friends as they travel to his parent’s home in East Haven, Connecticut for Christmas. The snowy holiday is heavy with questions about the future and everybody is looking for different answers.

Logan is debating the next steps in his relationship. Caroline needs to decide on a career and learn to stand on her own.

Aralia is lost and looking for a purpose in her life. Dylan is hiding secrets behind a playboy facade.

Over the course of the holiday, tears are shed, hearts are broken, laughter is at an all time high, and new relationships are formed.

Everybody has questions, but only some will find their answers.

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♬ All About Sarah Robinson ♬ 

Sarah Robinson is the four-time Amazon Bestselling Romance and Crime Thriller Author of the contemporary Rockstar romance series Sand & Clay, as well as the very popular romantic suspense trilogy, The Photographer Trilogy. All of her novels have reached Amazon’s Bestseller Rank in Crime, Crime, Thriller, Contemporary Romance, and/or Romantic Suspense.

In regards to future publications, she is with the Seymour Literary Agency and has recently been contracted by Loveswept, a Random House Penguin imprint, to begin a new contemporary romance series in late 2015 about an Irish family living in the Bronx of alpha male, MMA fighters who own a gym called Legends.

Sarah Robinson is a native of the Washington, DC area and has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in criminal psychology. She is newly married to a local police officer, Justin, who is just as much of an animal rescue enthusiasts as she is. Together, they own a zoo of rescues, as well as volunteering and fostering for multiple animal shelters.

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ღ Have you read Untainted, Final Book in The Photographer Trilogy, yet? ღ

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Untainted

The Final Book in The Photographer Trilogy

UNTAINTED IS THE CONCLUSION TO THE BESTSELLING SERIES, THE PHOTOGRAPHER TRILOGY, BASED ON A TRUE STORY BY AUTHOR SARAH ROBINSON.

Untainted (Photographer Trilogy, #3)

SYNOPSIS

The infamous serial killer, known as the Photographer, is gone, but this time he has taken someone with him. Even though everyone finally knows his identity, he is still two steps ahead of them.

Someone is dead. Someone is missing. Kate Jackson is one of those two.

Derrick Kane finds himself teaming up with Annie, Kate’s younger sister, in a desperate search for any clues that could lead them to the answers they need. Little did they realize that they would find a lot more than they had bargained for.

Every dirty secret from the past comes to light, and they are faced with the ultimate test of true love, and true heartbreak.

When an innocent life is on the line, the cost of justice could be more than love can afford.

Not everyone makes it to the end of their love story.

**Please note that there is no cliffhanger at the end of this series and everything is fully wrapped up. This series is loosely based on a true story.

DISCLAIMER: Due to violent and dark subject matter, this book is intended for readers over the age of 18 years old.

 

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Sarah Robinson is the four-time Amazon Bestselling Romance and Crime Thriller Author of the contemporary Rockstar romance series Sand & Clay, as well as the very popular romantic suspense trilogy, The Photographer Trilogy. All of her novels have reached Amazon’s Bestseller Rank in Crime, Crime, Thriller, Contemporary Romance, and/or Romantic Suspense.

In regards to future publications, she is with the Seymour Literary Agency and has recently been contracted by Loveswept, a Random House Penguin imprint, to begin a new contemporary romance series in late 2015 about an Irish family living in the Bronx of alpha male, MMA fighters who own a gym called Legends.

Sarah Robinson is a native of the Washington, DC area and has both her Bachelors and Masters Degrees in criminal psychology. She is newly married to a local police officer, Justin, who is just as much of an animal rescue enthusiasts as she is. Together, they own a zoo of rescues, as well as volunteering and fostering for multiple animal shelters.

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The Photographer Trilogy Box Set

*Add it to your TBR! Coming January 1, 2015. It will include a never before seen, deleted scene from The Photographer’s childhood!

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✧✦ New Books, New Direction… New Life! ✦✧

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Dear Readers-

I’ve written and rewritten this post about 18x over the last two weeks as I contemplated how to announce to everyone this life-changing milestone for me.  I decided that before I do, I want to tell you a story.

Once upon a time, there was a little girl who read a book called The Cay by Theodore Taylor in elementary school and found herself so moved by the story, by the words, and by the writing style that she dreamed of being able to do the same thing. The book was published by Random House, LLC– one of the top publishing houses in the world since it’s start in 1925.

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So that little girl idealized and fantasized about one day being a writer for Random House, just like the book she had read.

Her dream wasn’t just to write, it wasn’t to sell 1,000,000 copies, it wasn’t to be famous.

Her dream was to touch someone’s heart so profoundly that they would feel things they hadn’t felt in a long time, or that they had forgotten they once felt. Just like Theodore Taylor was able to do in her heart.

That’s it. That was her dream.

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But the little girl grew up and tragedy after tragedy struck, forcing herself to throw away any dreams she once had and just figure out how to make it to tomorrow. Dreams of being an author were forgotten.

The new dream wasn’t a dream it all. It was a nightmare, and all it asked was can I make it to tomorrow?

Will I be alive next week?

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The little girl left her home when she was just 13 years old, tossed around from place to place until she finally graduated high school. At this point, she had moved over 14 times in her life, and couldn’t even remember what home felt like. Or what home was. Dreams were on the back burner.

Actually, dreams weren’t even on the back burner. They were out of reach. They were gone.

So, she graduated high school and loaded everything she owned into a ratty old Ford Taurus that only worked when it wanted to work, duct tape holding doors closed, and actual bandaids holding paint down so it wouldn’t fly up and hit the windshield. She went to college and she spiraled down,

down,

so far down.

She tried everything. She experienced everything. She experienced nothing.

She was lost.

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She put her heart into her school work, getting straight A’s and making it to graduate school. Studied criminal psychology and worked in jails. She loved it, everyone was as broken as she was.

She connected with criminals on a level of understanding that others couldn’t, because she believed the best in everyone. She believed that they could grow and be better, get out of jail, and become productive members of society.

Some of them did. Most of them didn’t.

Yet, she still believed. She believed for everyone else, except for her. Because she believed everyone deserved their dreams, deserved the best.

Everyone but her.

She told herself she didn’t deserve anything.

The girl was still floating. She was in dead end relationships with the wrong men. She didn’t find the same joy in her job that she used to.

And she still didn’t have a home.

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Until one day, the girl had a date planned and the guy backed out last minute. Ugh, annoyance. Well, she was going out with several friends and she wasn’t the type of girl to pay for her own drinks.

So, she called up another boy, one she had been talking to on and off that she met online. She asked him to join her that night and he was instantly game.

When she first saw him, her first thought was “This kid is so goofy and nervous.”

She found out later that his first thought had been “Jackpot!”. True story.

Well, that night the girl met her husband. And from that evening on, they didn’t spend a day apart.

The boy fell in love right away, she followed about three days later. Two weeks later they moved in together. Six months later, they were engaged. A few months after that, they eloped.

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Her home was never in a place, it wasn’t in a house, it wasn’t in a state or city.

No matter how many times she looked, hoping to find a home, it wasn’t until she looked into his goofy, nervous eyes that she finally found it. Her home was with him.

And it was better than any home she ever could of dreamed up.

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But everything in love isn’t always easy, life doesn’t suddenly become paved in gold streets with skittles raining down on you. Come on, everyone loves skittles and we have all seen that commercial.

Except the sour kind, gross.

The girl was laid off her job, the boy got accepted into the police academy. She graduated with her masters, he dropped out of graduate school to support them.

She couldn’t find a job for quite some time so she began writing, and he supported her.

He gave up everything to help her make her dream come true.

He picked her up and dusted her off

So, she wrote.

And she wrote.

And it was hard.

Days were long. Eighteen hours worth of writing and marketing, then a few hours of tossing and turning in sleep. She practiced and studied writing, writing styles, techniques, etc. She read like crazy. She studied marketing and self promotion.

He watched as she stared at a computer screen and neglected to give him the attention he deserved.

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Then, she got a call.

Random House liked her book, they wanted to see it.

The girl fainted.

RANDOM HOUSE LIKED HER BOOK!

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Her dream publishing house contacted her, out of the blue, and liked her book. So, she dove in headfirst and talked with them about it. Her excitement was through the roof.

But they passed on her book. It wasn’t for them.

Her heart broke.

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But wait! They loved her writing style and wanted to see a proposal for a new book.

So, she wrote and she wrote and she wrote.

Pitch time came, they loved it! They wanted five chapters immediately.

She signed with an amazing agent, Nicole from The Seymour Agency, who helped her and loved her story too. She was the first person to make the girl believe that her dreams were possible.

Everything was looking up, things were happening, her world was changing! So, she wrote and she wrote and she sent Random House five chapters.

But they passed on it. It wasn’t for them.

Again.

And her heart broke.

Again.

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But she refused to let them go. Not a chance. This entire process had been nine months long so far, and this was her baby.

She was going to make Random House love her.

So, she pitched another idea. Completely off the top of her head, made up an entire world and series in under an hour and shot it to them.

And they loved it! They wanted five chapters immediately.

So, she wrote and she wrote. Her agent edited. She wrote some more and edited more. Then, she sent it to Random House, crossed her fingers, and prayed to baby Jesus that the third time would be the charm.

And guess what?

They loved it and they sent her a contract.

For THREE BOOKS in the series.

The girl fainted.

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It was real this time. No more waiting and hoping. No more crossing her fingers.

It was happening.

She had signed on the dotted line.

It was official.

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As you probably figured out by now, that girl is me and I get to announce to you all this exciting news.

I’ve signed a three-book deal with Random House Penguin’s LoveSwept imprint for an upcoming series called Kavanagh Legends, about an Irish family of alpha male, Mixed Martial Arts fighters living in the Bronx, NYC.

You can check out the announcement below from Publisher’s Marketplace!

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I can’t wait to bring you guys more details about my Kavanagh boys as time goes on! And I just want to say thank you so much to every single reader and fan who brought me to this place. If it wasn’t for you guys, none of this ever would have happened. If it wasn’t for your encouragement and love, I wouldn’t have kept writing.

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Most of all, I want to say to all the authors out there who felt as hopeless as I did over the past two years about my writing, keep trying.

Be persistent.

Don’t take no for an answer.

Reach out to authors and people who you don’t think would ever give you the time of day, because maybe one of them will. Put yourself out there.

Get your heart broken. Then pick up the pieces and do it again. And again.

And again.

Hearts are not irreparable and if you are willing to go through the pain, then you will eventually find your dreams. This has been my dream since I was a child, and it’s come true. I can’t even believe it’s happening because I still struggle to believe I deserve this. All I can do is live in the moment and enjoy what is happening in the here and now, and thank the Lord that He has given me so many blessings.

 

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Regarding my current books, they are all staying the same. Untainted will still come out November 10th, although it is available for pre-order now once Amazon fixes their current glitch (see links at bottom). I will probably still self-publish in the future as well, being a hybrid author. I also have other projects in the works that I can’t wait to bring to you guys in the future!

My books will still be available mainstream, and I will still be accessible on social media as I always have been.

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This is a new chapter in the book of my life and I recently went back to re-read the old chapters, and saw how far I have come.

I just finished re-reading The Photographer Trilogy from start to finish, including Tainted Bodies, Tainted Pictures, and the upcoming Untainted. Someone asked me if I was going to go back and fix some of the errors in Tainted Bodies. My answer? No.

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I started writing Tainted Bodies two years ago, and as you read through the trilogy, you get to watch the progression of my writing. You get to see me grow and change. This trilogy is my coming-of-age story as an author, and I wouldn’t change the flaws for a million dollars.

I love each and every mistake, because it reminds me of how far I’ve come.

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Life is about the journey, right? Well, I can tell you right now that this has been one hell of a beautiful, ugly, happy, painful, yet absolutely perfect journey.

I don’t have all the answers. In fact, I might not have any of the answers.

I still put my foot in my mouth more often than I should. I still struggle with believing in myself. I make mistakes, I hurt people, I hurt myself.

I’m human and flawed and figuring it out as I go.

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But you know what?

If I could go back to the beginning, I wouldn’t change a single thing.

And most importantly than any of this is just this one thank you from the girl to the boy …

I love you, Justin Robinson. You are the love that keeps my heart beating and it will always beat only for you.

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[THE END]

Sarah’s Books on Amazon

Sand & Clay Rockstar Series ✯ 
✔Logan’s Story ➜ http://amzn.to/1posYE4 (EBOOK ONLY $0.99!!)
✔Sand & Clay ➜ http://amzn.to/1sAke18

The Photographer Trilogy
✔Tainted Bodies ➜ http://amzn.to/1w8BriJ (EBOOK ONLY $0.99!!)
✔Tainted Pictures ➜ http://amzn.to/1sR6a6a
✔Untainted (Preorder) ➜ http://amzn.to/1szl76X (EBOOK ONLY $0.99 FOR PREORDER SPECIAL)
✔Box Set ➜ Coming Jan 1, 2015

Anthologies
✔Playing With Fire Anthology (includes Tainted Bodies) ➜http://amzn.to/ZZSXvP

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