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I write fiction that always has a New Jersey setting. My first book, Imperfect Past, is set in Plainfield and my next book, Diary Secrets, take place partially in Seaside. I also have a kindle book coming out soon, The Folksinger, and it is set primarily in Somverville and Newton, New Jersey.
Nice to meet you here in the world of book marketing. I'm Aleja Bennett Author of Ten paper backs and eight available on the kindle. Here is my fan page, stay in touch when you can. I know we both may have hectic schedules at times but I will always follow you back. Below is my fan page hope you like it and thanks again for your support it's appreciated very much. http://www.facebook.com/AuthorAlejaBennett Enjoy the book video
Welcome Alice:) Just stopped by to invite you to browse around my page and to also share my book trailer with you. Good luck with your books and congratulations on your Kindle book coming out. Hope you enjoy the trailer. My kids made it for me.
Karen Gammons http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6RC3Ew-D5VY