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Author: Dorien Kelly

Dorien Kelly lives in Michigan with one or more of her three children, a couple of random and crazy rescue dogs, and a very spoiled West Highland White Terrier who is under the mistaken impression that he runs the whole pack.

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The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing

The Naked Truth About Self-Publishing
  • Number: B00DHPQGN0
  • Release: 2013-07-15
  • Authors: Colleen Gleason, Jana Deleon, Jane Graves, Theresa Ragan, Liliana Hart, Tina Folsom, Dorien Kelly, Debra Holland, Denise Grover Swank, Jasinda Wilder
  • Genre: Mainstream
  • Tags: Publishing: Writing & Publishing, Publishing: Self-Publishing
  • Publisher: The Indie Voice LLC
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The Naked Truth is not just another book about self-publishing. Ten New York Times Bestselling authors share their knowledge, their experiences, and their souls.

Jana DeLeon- A former CFO discusses taxes, corporations, LLCs, employees, deductions and many other things to help form your own author co-op.

Tina Folsom- An expert and bestseller in the foreign market. What to watch out for when dealing with translators, how to attract foreign readers, what countries are hot, foreign rights and much more.

Colleen Gleason- How does an MBA and two decades of sales and marketing experience translate into creating and promoting a brand that represents YOU and your work? Learn how to tackle an important element of self-publishing.

Jane Graves-What’s it like to spend more than a decade as a traditionally published author and make the switch to indie? Jane will offer guidelines to help you determine if you’re ready to make the leap.

Liliana Hart- An expert in marketing and social media, Liliana will delve into how to find your audience and keep them, and how to navigate the pesky algorithms that can make or break a career.

Debra Holland- With a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Dr. Holland knows the mind of a writer. How do you stay sane and run a business, while trying to meet deadlines and run the emotional gauntlet caused by being an author.

Dorien Kelly-A tough and practical attorney who will share legal pitfalls that could arise while self-publishing. She’ll also delve into contracts and clauses that can tighten the noose around an author’s neck.

Theresa Ragan- Finished your book and don’t know what to do next? Theresa Ragan shares the basic steps to get you started on your self-publishing journey. Theresa also talks about money and shares real data.

Denise Grover Swank-Thinking of hiring an assistant? Where do you find one? And how do you form a business plan for a business that can be anything but consistent?

Jasinda Wilder-What happens when you have a book that skyrockets? Do you take the traditional deals thrown your way or stay indie? How to make hard decisions from multi-New York Times bestselling author Jasinda Wilder

Get the naked truth from ten women who know.


The Husband List

The Husband List
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  • Number: 9780312651329
  • Release: 2013-01-08
  • Authors: Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Rom: Historical
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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Based on the family from the bestselling Love In A Nutshell, the story of an heiress longing to marry for love or not at all

From The New York Times bestselling writing duo Janet Evanovich and Dorien Kelly, comes the story of a young woman’s search for true love. Caroline Maxwell would like nothing more than to join her brother, Eddie, and his friend, Jack Culhane, on their adventures. While Jack and Eddie are off seeing the world, buying up businesses and building wildly successful careers, Caroline's stuck at home frightening off the men her mother hopes will ask for her hand in marriage.  When her mother sets her sights on the questionable Lord Bremerton as a possible suitor, Caroline struggles with her instincts and the true nature of her heart.  She longs for adventure, passion, love, and most of all . . . Jack Culhane, an unconventional Irish-American bachelor with new money and no title. A completely unacceptable suitor in the eyes of Caroline's mother. But Caroline's dark hair, brilliant eyes and quick wit have Jack understanding just why it is people fall in love and get married.

Set in New York City in 1894, The Husband List is an American gilded age romantic mystery. It evokes memories of the lavish lifestyles and social expectations of the Vanderbilts and Rockefellers—a time when new money from the Americas married Old World social prestige and privilege. Dresses by Worth, transcontinental ocean voyages, lavish parties, a little intrigue, and a lot of romance await in, The Husband List.


Love in a Nutshell

Love in a Nutshell
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  • Number: 9780312651312
  • Release: 2012-01-03
  • Authors: Janet Evanovich, Dorien Kelly
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Romantic Suspense
  • Publisher: St. Martin's Press
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A sparkling novel of romantic suspense, small-town antics, secretive sabatage, and lots and lots of beer. Recently divorced and unemployed, Kate Appleton retreats to her parent's summer house, The Nutshell, in Keene's Harbor, Michigan. She plans to turn The Nutshell into a bed and breakfast, but she's strapped for cash, and the only open job in town is at the local brewery.

Brewery owner, Matt Calhane believes someone has been sabotaging his company, and Kate is just new enough in town that she can insert herself into Culhane's business and snoop around for him. If Kate finds the culprit, Matt will pay her a $20,000 bonus. Needless to say, Kate is highly motivated. But several problems present themselves. Kate despises beer. No one seems to trust her. And she is falling hard for her boss.

Can these two smoke out a saboteur, save Kate's family home, and keep a killer from closing in...all while resisting their undeniable attraction to one another?

This book is available in multiple formats including audiobook.

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The Last Bride in Ballymuir

The Last Bride in Ballymuir
  • Number: B008ZHSN2W
  • Release: 2003-02-25
  • Author: Dorien Kelly
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Pocket Star
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"Steeped in the age-old beauty and traditions of Ireland, Dorien Kelly's enchanting contemporary novel transports readers to a picturesque Irish village where passions run deep...."

Miss Kylie "Soon-to-Be-a-Saint" O'Shea teaches at the Gaelic school, helps her neighbors and volunteers for every good cause. No one in Ballymuir can figure out why she keeps the interested lads at bay but they all warn her that she's in danger of fulfilling a local legend: becoming the last bride in Ballymuir. When a stranger named Michael Kilbride comes to the village wild rumors surround his every move. But Kylie, captivated by Michael's intense passions, lets herself go where Michael leads her -- into an awakening of dreams and desires...even if it means exposing her beloved village's and her own darkest secrets.


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