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Reviews52 reviews

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About meAnnette Dunlea is a full time female writer. She has a unique humorous voice. She is an ex-teacher, bookseller and librarian. She is a past postgraduate of University College Cork and Aberystwyth University, Wales. She has three university degrees and has numerous computer qualifications. She is small at five foot two inches with long blonde hair, fair skin and blue eyes. She is one of five children with two sisters and two brothers, all live in Ireland. She has a funny and vibrant personality. She loves to read all genres of fiction and researches all her own material and reads a lot almost like a professional reader. She writes from 6pm teatime until 4 am the following morning. She sleeps until 2 pm every day and then does her administrative work by day. She has written 2 novels and an anthology of poetry and is currently working on her third novel. It is called Cry of the Quiet, a coming of age tale about growing up in an orphanage. Her writing records present and past days of Ireland in fictional settings with interesting characters and plots with twists and turns. Her poetry is factual, humorous and rhymes. Her philosophy is to entertain, amuse but never to bore or misinform. This is the consequence of years as a teacher. She writes contemporary Irish fiction.

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Business Website: Http://www.annettedunlea.com

Her Literary Blog: Http://www.annettedunlea.blogspot.com

Http://www.ajd8.wordpress.com

About my libraryMy favourite books classics and contemporary great works

I love fiction of all kinds: romance, chic lit, adventure, spy, crime, thriller.
I have listed some of my favourite authors, titles and local bookstores.
Also check Amazon for bestsellers list http://astore.amazon.com/annduniriwri-20

GroupsBloggers, Club Read 2009, Fiction, Historical Fiction, Humor, Librarians who LibraryThing, Poetry Fool, Romance - from historical to contemporary, Writer-readers

Favorite authorsCecelia Ahern, Jeffrey Archer, Maeve Binchy, Dan Brown, Tom Clancy, John Grisham, Sarah Webb (Shared favorites)

VenuesFavorites

Favorite bookstoresConnolly's Bookshop, Douglas Bookshop, Easons, Mercier Bookshop, Waterstone's Cork

Favorite librariesCork City Libraries - Central Library, Cork County Libraries - County Library

Homepagehttp://www.annettedunlea.com

Also onMySpace, Red Room (member), Twitter, Wordpress, YouTube

Real nameAnnette Dunlea

LocationCork, Ireland

Account typepublic, lifetime

URLs /profile/ajdunlea (profile)
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Member sinceMar 20, 2009

Currently readingNetherland (Vintage Contemporaries) by Joseph O'Neill
Stepping Stones: Interviews with Seamus Heaney by Dennis O'Driscoll
Dying to Survive by Rachael Keogh

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Noticed you liked Mudbound, and I was wondering if you'd be interested in reviewing my new novel and posting your comments here as well as a few other book-related sites. Thought you might like my book since it's also southern (and also a bit dark). I could e-mail you the novel in an e-book format if you'd like (I'm out of physical copies at the moment). Here's a link to a summary (and a sample chapter) in case you'd like to read more before you commit:

http://christophertusa.com/

Thanks,

Chris
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