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Dec.19.2013
For anyone who's interested in hearing more about Buried Threads and Kaylin McFarren's creative process, please take a few moments to listen to Inside Scoop…a fun and informative radio interview. http://insidescooplive.com/kaylinmcfarrenburiedthreads
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Oct.31.2013
Buried Threads by Kaylin McFarren
"If you happen to see Lara Croft, Indiana Jones, and Robert Langdon in line with food stamps, you can thank Kaylin McFarren's Buried Threads for putting them out of work. Instead meet Rachel and Chase, treasure hunting partners and lovers who are vastly unprepared for what awaits them in the...
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Nov.08.2012
I'm very excited about the latest editorial reviews I've received for Severed Threads and thought I would take a moment to share them. :) "In this romantic suspense novel, a woman and her ex fight to recover a mysterious relic from a wrecked ship—and maybe salvage their relationship along the way....
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Oct.17.2012
A Message From Kaylin... The last three months have been filled with excitement, travel and fun developments. First if all, Severed Threads was officially released on July 18th and continues to receive rave reviews. This first book in the Threads series garnered a number of new awards this season,...
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Sep.25.2012
“It’s the chance of a lifetime. An opportunity to make unforgettable memories.” That’s what I told my husband, mercilessly badgering him for ten minutes. “Just think about it, honey. We could be spending a fun-filled week in an African game lodge with wild, exotic animals running around. Why the...
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Sep.09.2012
After four years of living with my website, it occurred to me that I needed a fresh look to coincide with my new romantic suspense series and upcoming releases.  This entailed a bit of research on my part and I discovered, like reading volumes of books before you write, the best avenue or...
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Aug.21.2012
Following the release of Severed Threads, I’m happy to report two upcoming additions in the Threads series:   Book 2 – Buried Threads:   With news of their successful venture spreading, Rachel Lyons and her deep-sea diving crew accept an international contract involving a lost sacred...
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Aug.15.2012
Everyone has at least one significant “what if” moment in their life. What if I had driven straight instead of turning right, and collided with that truck running the red light? What if I‘d been home when the burglar broke in? What if I hadn’t caught myself falling asleep on that long stretch of...
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Aug.13.2012
Rachel has never forgiven Chase for deserting her after her father died during a deep sea dive with him. But Chase desperately needs Rachel’s help if he is to find an ancient Chinese treasure ship in Kaylin McFarren’s new novel “Severed Threads.” An intriguing tale of mystery, deception and murder...
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Apr.20.2012
Spring is when life’s alive in everything. —Christina Rossetti Greetings Readers and Good Friends: Months have slipped away in the blink of an eye and left me with so much to catch up on, and since this is the third year anniversary of my first newsletter, I felt it appropriate to begin my new...
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May.18.2011
SeaTac News - Highline Times - The Des Moines News Highline Community College in Des Moines has selected Linda Yoshida - nonprofit leader, award-winning author and entrepreneur - its 2011 Distinguished Alumni Award winner for her dedication to philanthropic work. She will be honored 3...
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Mar.30.2011
"April prepares her green traffic light and the world thinks go."-   Christopher Morley, John Mistletoe...
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Jan.30.2011
"The February sunshine steeps your boughs and tints the buds and swells the leaves within." - William C. Bryant Hello Readers and Fellow Authors: With the new year officially in full swing, aside from the blistering, knee-rattling cold, what does...
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Dec.29.2010
Hello Readers and Fellow Authors:               With the New Year unfolding its fresh virgin leaves, it's time to seriously consider (or in some cases, reconsider) that ambitious resolution you announced to your friends while heavily intoxicated or...
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Dec.24.2010
EGGNOG MARTINI (One of my All-Time Favorites!)   Ingredients Crushed graham crackers, optional for garnish 1 1/2 ounces dark rum 1 ounce spiced rum 1/2 ounce vanilla vodka 3 ounces store bought eggnog 1/4 ounce simple syrup cinnamon stick, optional for garnish Directions Dip the rim of a...
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