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Darcie Chan

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– Darcie Chan, independent author of The Mill River Recluse, which sold more that 500,000 copies (Read more about Darcie’s success in the Wall Street Journal.)

–Kenneth Bennett, author of The Gaia Wars (Read more about Kenneth’s deal in Variety)

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Darcie Chan

“Kirkus’ review of The Mill River Recluse played an important role in encouraging readers to take a chance on a first novel by an unknown author.”

After being associated with editorial excellence for 80 years, Kirkus has

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