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Today is the day! STARR LOST, BOOK 2 of the STARR FALL SERIES is only...

and I need your help. I've purchased ads from some major social promoters, and if all goes well, STARR LOST will make it to the bestselling list. 
Amazing things happen to authors and their books when they make the Bestselling list, so if you could purchase a copy or two (or three) for 99 cents it'll help hurl me to the top.


So, let's see what happens when we all combine our buying power together.

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Write on,
Kim

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