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Welcome to Carmen-Shea!

This is the website for Carmen-Shea Hepburn: author of the young adult, LGBT+ novels The Amanzimtoti Series.

Here you’ll find information on my current writing projects; including novel release information, free reads, promotions and giveaways.

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Amanzimtoti Ghost Stories

Hey all, I'm planning to release a Halloween-themed novella at the end of October, and though it will be a part of my Amanzimtoti series of novels, it will be ...
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WIN a Signed Paperback of “The Ridge” + Goodies!

In celebration of the launch of the second Amanzimtoti series novel, Inyoni Rocks, I'm hosting a giveaway to thank all my readers for their continuing support! I have one Signed Paperback ...
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Cover Reveal

I’ve been working with the absurdly talented LC Chase on the cover for book two in the Amanzimtoti series, Inyoni Rocks, and I'm delighted to be able to share the ...
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Goodreads Giveaway – March

Congratulations to Hope for winning my first ever giveaway for a signed paperback copy of Amanzimtoti: The Ridge! With over 880 people from all over the world requesting the book ...
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Want to read my next book for free..?

... Amanzimtoti: Inyoni Rocks Book Two in the Amanzimtoti series, Inyoni Rocks, finds Wayne du Preez commencing his third term at Toti High with something akin to dread, as the tangled web of secrets and lies ...
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The Rough Draft: February Round-Up

February has officially become the Month of the Hermit for me! Not a bad thing at all between the oft-unpredictable Scottish weather and the fact I had a novel to ...
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