New release and new covers!

When I realized I really was going to do a 6th book in the Family Blood Ties series I wanted to redo all the covers. The first book in the series was one of the first books I ever released and the cover reflected the times. So with the new release up and coming, my son and I slowly but surely redesigned everyone one the first five covers to bring it line with the character who has grown so much through this series.

Let’s take a look. Here’s the first book it the series and the one that spawned the rest – Vampire in Denial

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The second in the series: Vampire in Distress

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Book 3 Vampire in Design

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Book 4 Vampire in Deceit

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Book 5 – Vampire in Defiance

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And the newest book #6- Vampire in Conflict

9781928122227The blood farm is gone. Those behind it have either died, been caught, or are on the run. Time to return to the real world.

Only normal life isn’t quite what Tessa expected. Good thing, because there is no ‘normal’ anymore. She’s different. Her family is different. Her friends are different. The world around her is different. Trying to find her place is not easy. She wants nothing more than to be a normal teenager and join Cody and his friends on a Friday night out.

Cody wants the trouble to be over so he can get back to living the life he used to with one major addition – Tessa.

Only Ian and Jewel aren’t healing well, Rhia is acting out of character, and Jared keeps tripping over dead bodies. Then there’s David, who’ll do anything to help Jewel… even something he knows he shouldn’t do.

Something is wrong, and once again it’s up to Tessa to figure out what is happening under the surface of this ‘normal’ life.

So what do you think of the evolution of my covers?

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Welcome Bonnie Dodge!

Take This Job and Love It

Finish this sentence. The best thing about writing is …………

  • Selling your book/story.
  • Collecting royalties.
  • Speaking at conferences.
  • Signing books and meeting new readers.
  • Seeing your name in the paper and in magazines.

I bet you can come up with a hundred more answers: Creating characters. Getting back at the villains in your life by killing them off in your stories. Lying. Telling the truth. Realizing dreams by rewriting your own stories.

All of the above are valid reasons, but for me the best thing about writing is getting to hang out with other writers. Let’s face it. Writing can be a lonely profession. You have to box yourself in a corner and write non-stop until your eyes cross and your butt numbs. I call it getting in the zone, but my husband calls it checking out, and he may be right. To create my stories I have to walk away from the laundry, the cooking, the housecleaning, my friends and family—the real world—and enter another dimension. And even though that is fun and exciting, it can also be lonely. Especially when I’m stuck or my characters refuse to do my bidding.

Writers by nature are curious and analytical. We like to take things apart. We like to put them back together again. We like to make things better and bring order to chaos. We can spend hours discussing plot lines, themes, story questions, or why something isn’t working. Hours that can drive non-writers batty. But we thrive on the confusion, the planning and the editing. Without it we’re lost.

And that’s why, for me, the best thing about writing is the wonderful writers I meet. People like me who struggle every day to tell their stories. Royalties are nice. Seeing my name on a book is thrilling. But my writing peers understand me. They challenge me, and make me a better writer.

What’s the best thing about writing for you?

BonnieDBIO  About Bonnie: Bonnie Dodge lives and writes from her home in southern Idaho. Her award-winning fiction, poetry, and non-fiction have appeared in several newspapers, magazines and anthologies in the Pacific Northwest. For more information visit her web page at http://bonniedodge.com and follow her on Twitter @BJDodge

 

Book Blurb
Three generations of Foster women–senior citizen Maxine, attention seeker Grace, and 166_0.488896001409264164_waiting_cv_hraspiring artist Abbie–think they are nothing alike. But they all share a secret. They wait. For love, for attention, for life, for death, for Idaho’s warm, but promising summer to return. In their journeys between despair and happiness, they learn there are worse things than being alone, like waiting for the wrong person’s love. With sensitivity and humor, Waiting carries readers into the hearts of three women who learn that happiness comes from within.

Now available at  Amazon or at B&N.

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New series, old worries

I’ve posted about this on my blog and social media sites already, but I wanted to share it here as well. I have a new young adult urban fantasy series that will begin in 2015. Woot! Woot!

It’s called the Black Blade series, and it features magic, monsters, and mobsters. The heroine is Lila Merriweather, a 17-year-old thief who does her best to avoid the Families (mobs) that run her town, a total tourist trap known for the monsters that haunt the area. But, of course, Lila finds herself in the middle of a feud between two of the Families. And there’s a cute guy in the mix too. As of right now, there will be at least three books in the series.

Cold Burn of MagicCold Burn of Magic, the first book, will be released on April 28, 2015. It is up for pre-order at the following sites:

Amazon / Barnes & Noble / Books-A-Million / IndieBound / iTunes / Kobo

I always get a little nervous whenever I start a new series, and the same worries always plague me (hence the title of this post). Will folks enjoy the new heroine and world that I’ve created? Will they like the mix of magic and monsters? Will they like it as much as my other series, especially my Mythos Academy young adult series? What if people hate the book? What if nobody buys it, and it gets the worst reviews in the entire history of book reviews?

Okay, okay, so some of these probably won’t happen, but what can I say? I worry about stuff like that.

What about you guys? Do you like it when authors start new series? Will you check out a new series, or do you want authors to keep writing books in their current series?

And here is the book description for Cold Burn of Magic:

THERE BE MONSTERS HERE…

It’s not as great as you’d think, living in a tourist town that’s known as “the most magical place in America.” Same boring high school, just twice as many monsters under the bridges and rival Families killing each other for power.

I try to keep out of it. I’ve got my mom’s bloodiron sword and my slightly illegal home in the basement of the municipal library. And a couple of Talents I try to keep quiet, including very light fingers and a way with a lock pick.

But then some nasty characters bring their Family feud into my friend’s pawn shop, and I have to make a call—get involved, or watch a cute guy die because I didn’t. I guess I made the wrong choice, because now I’m stuck putting everything on the line for Devon Sinclair. My mom was murdered because of the Families, and it looks like I’m going to end up just like her…

I’m excited about the new series, and I hope that everyone enjoys learning more about it. Lila has been a really fun, snarky character for me to write so far. Thanks, everyone!

GIVEAWAY TIME

I’m giving away a copy of Killer Frost, the sixth and last book in my Mythos Academy young adult series (U.S. only). To enter, use the form below.

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Where do you find Inspiration?

It’s my turn to blog for all you fabulous readers today and I’ve got nothing for you. I have searched high and low for a topic that you all might be interested in but nothing is turning up. That leads me to wonder – is this what writers feel like when they know they have to work on a manuscript but nothing is working? No words. No inspiration. Nothing.

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So, I’m going to make this short and turn it over to you guys. For the writers out there, what do you do when you are having a tough time getting the words in? Where do you find your inspiration? What about the bloggers out there? Where do you find inspiration when needing to find a blog topic?

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Everything Old is New Again — Guest Lori Handeland plus Double Giveaway!

I’m a huge fan of Lori’s books, so I was thrilled when she agreed to be my guest. Lori is a NYTimes/USA Today bestseller/Multiple RITA winner. I’m celebrating her visit today with a giveaway–any two of Lori’s ebooks to one lucky commenter, through September 28, winners announced here September 29. PLUS Lori is holding her own giveaway! Check out the end of this post–Crescent Moon is part of Tall, Dark and Paranormal, 10 Thrilling Tales of Sexy Alpha Bad Boys for only $0.99! Please welcome Lori!

Thanks to everyone for commenting! Mary’s winner, picked by random.org number: Barbara M. Britton! Barbara, please email me at mary @ maryhughesbooks.com to claim your prize.

Readers may be wondering what’s up with books they’ve read being re-released with new covers (and in some cases new titles) all over the place.

It’s called reversion of rights and where once there wasn’t much for authors to do with a book when their rights reverted from the original publisher, there is now. We call them e-books and print on demand and self publishing.

I asked for the rights back to every one of my titles the instant they were available, long before there was anything to do with these reverted works. When my publisher asked what I planned to do with my reverted titles I said, “Anything I want.” And now I am.

When the rights to a book revert to the author, she needs to have a new cover designed since the cover design belongs to the publisher and the artwork/photo to the artist/photographer.

I am re-releasing the New Orleans trilogy of my Nightcreature Novels. Here are the original covers. At the time, this was the paranormal romance look. It is no longer.

Here are the covers I had done. Love them? I do.

As for titles, I usually keep the original titles because I want readers to know if they’ve read the book before, and that’s the easiest way. However, I did change the title on one of my reverted books. I titled my first contemporary series romance COACH MOM. It’s about a teacher and Little League coach being a mom and a teacher and finding romance, of course. Harlequin changed the title to MOTHER OF THE YEAR. I never much cared for that title, but the book sold well and I’ve learned over twenty years not to get attached to a title. But that’s another blog.

Family playing pranks on a couch.LoriHandeland_MotheroftheYear_800pxWhen the rights reverted to me, I released the book with several covers and the same title. Sales were meh.

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One of my friends had retitled one of her category books and had great success. I figured I’d try it. I was going to go with COACH MOM, but my cover artist thought it should be something sexier. We went with this. She was right. Sales went way up.

I wrote in big letters on the blurb and in the file that the book had previously been published as MOTHER OF THE YEAR. That seemed to help.

Are you like me? Do you go into bookstores or surf online sites and look at covers? For me they’re artwork and I just adore comparing and contrasting. What are you favorite types? Clinch, guy only, heroine only, still lifes, landscapes? Where do you stand on the retitling question?

I’m giving away two e-book copies of OUT OF HER LEAGUE (MOTHER OF THE YEAR) to winners chosen at random from those posting today.  Thank you for having me!

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Check out Lori’s latest! Crescent Moon is part of Tall, Dark and Paranormal, 10 Thrilling Tales of Sexy Alpha Bad Boys for only $0.99!

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Work in Progress

Tonight (it’s night for me as you read this, as I live in Australia :)) I attended my daughter’s annual school music concert. Watching the younger children playing their violins and cellos, it struck me how far she’s come in a very few short years.

I think think that’s the same for all of us, but it is really noticeable in musical instruments. She plays the violin and the piano, and practice and maturity and self-discipline have taken her so far.

It’s harder to see it in something like writing, or accounting, or lawyering, or teaching or whatever it is you do. Sometimes we forget, because it is hard to see, and also, when you improve a little more each day, it isn’t that noticeable.

I wrote a time-travel novel some years ago, before I was published. I took it out the other day and gave it a quick read. There were some really great ideas and writing there, but some real fails as well. Reading it made me realise how far I’ve come and how I’d have to totally rewrite the book for it to be something I’d put my name to, now.

It was like looking at the 7 year-olds I watched play their violins tonight, and then seeing my daughter go up there and play.

We’re all works in progress, but what stands out to you as something you’ve really improved at over the years?

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Celebrating Romance with Readers by Misty Evans

What is the best thing about being a romance author? I’ve been asked that question many times in interviews. Without a doubt, the best thing is the readers. Romance readers are a special brand of people—kind, caring, and generous. They send fan mail, write reviews, and act like my characters are real (they are to me, too!). Fans give me inspiration and motivation to show up at the keyboard every day.

A second “best thing” about being a romance writer is working with other romance authors. Like their fans, romance writers are a kind, caring, and generous bunch. They band together to help others, never say no if you ask them for a favor, and have your back no matter what happens in this crazy world. Many of my besties are romance writers and there’s a reason for that…they’re awesome people!

heartsI believe writing romance may have something to do with that. Romance authors are passionate people who live for a good HEA. Spreading love and happily-ever-afters around is like being a romance fairy—who wouldn’t love that? We sprinkle love dust on our characters, enchant readers, and when all looks lost in our stories, we wave our magic wand and love conquers all. In real life, we may not have magic wands, but we still believe love will conquer all.

One of the ways I love celebrating my own love for romance and HEAs is to participate in group projects. Two of my dearest friends co-write series with me: Adrienne Giordano and I write the Justice Team romantic suspense series, and Nana Malone and I write the Hit & Run Bride contemporary romance series. I’ve also been blessed to have participated in an anthology that raised money for breast cancer research and recently have had several of my books included in multi-author boxed sets. The latest set is Danger & Desire, ten full-length romantic suspense novels by bestselling authors who love a HEA as much as I do—and every one of our characters has to work for it. <wink>

Teamwork seems to come naturally to romance authors. Every author I’ve worked with has been fun, innovative, and smart. We share ideas, marketing and promotion strategies, and hopefully readers—and we’re making friends along the way.

In all of my books, multi-author projects included, you’ll find brave, damaged heroes, and tough, determined heroines. Every story looks at love in a different way, yet examines the difficult, and sometimes dangerous, road to happily ever after. For me, there’s nothing better than bringing two things I love—readers and fellow romance authors—together to celebrate romance.

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Obsessions

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAMy title might seem misleading, but this isn’t a post about sex. Not even chocolate. Nope, my worst obsession is words. I spend way too much time trying to find the exact, perfect words to use. This goes from titles, to blurbs, to the words in the book.

I’m not the only one. I recently wrote a novella that will be in a Halloween box set soon. About seven of the nine writers were going back and forth for two or three days until we found a title that clicked with all of us. Entranced: A Halloween Box Set

I’m the same way with names. I can’t write a story until the name feels ‘right’ to me. And blurbs … I can drive myself and my writer friends a little crazy with my blurbs. Other times, though, they just come to me. I’m much better than I used to be. And for the Halloween novella, we needed to send in a short blurb to the person in charge of the formatting. (Magical Musing’s Mary Hughes – thanks, Mary!).

This is the short blurb I ended up with for The Halloween Prince:

A sudden storm, a broken van, and a ghost dog take widowed Sarah Lowtower to a cabin in the Wisconsin countryside and an intriguing man who becomes her secret lover. But when he becomes the Halloween Prince, everything changes.

I did have help with it. I think it was Michelle Diener or Dale Mayer. Or it could’ve been Mary.

Here’s the longer one:

The Halloween Prince

A sudden storm and a ghost dog…

HalloweenPrince 300z429_300dpiWidowed young, Sarah Lowtower doesn’t believe in magic. Even without a man, her heart is full with her two children, two dogs, and one cat. She had her true love. So when her van breaks down on a country road, and a scruffy terrier mix that resembles her late husband’s old dog leads her to a cabin, she isn’t looking for lightning to happen a second time.

And then lightning strikes…

When a beautiful woman knocks on the door of his weekend cabin, Ryan Ramsay thinks she followed him, hoping to join the Rich Wives Club. But he soon finds out that Sarah doesn’t know who he is and doesn’t want or need a rich husband … or any man. Too bad, because in the short time she shelters in his cabin, he wants her.

The enthrallment begins…

 This good looking, smart, and funny man awakens Sarah’s sleeping sensuality. She doesn’t want to confuse her children, but would taking a secret lover be so bad?

What about you? What are your obsessions?

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It’s been months and months…

It’s been months and months… since I’ve had a moment to stop and smell the roses, lie in the sunshine and just relax or even spend time daydreaming. It wouldn’t be so bad if the writing was going well. But it isn’t. I rarely say that. But so much else has intruded right now that I can’t get back to my wip. That really means there is something wrong with my wip. Sadly I don’t know what that is yet. I will figure it out but in the meantime there is so much else going on in my life I can’t seem to find the time (interpret that as anything is better than a wip that won’t move.)

However it’s not all avoidance. My daughter is home from school because the teachers are on strike and have been for months. My vampire book is heading out today for final proofing then on to release. And I’ve been buried in multi author projects. And I mean buried!

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You’d think that after all these projects I’d have learned to say no – well I haven’t. Lol. There is a Halloween bundle coming with our lovely ladies Edie Ramer and Mary Hughes. I’m SUPPOSED to be in a Christmas bundle – but that means having an original Xmas themed novella written by like – October 17th! Not a problem normally – right now – it’s a big problem. :)

Still these bundles are a great way to meet wonderful new authors and reconnect with some of the old ones I’ve lost touch with. A writer’s world can be very isolated and lonely. Keeping in touch with others doing the same type of work is  a joy and keeps me on the pulse of the industry.

What do you do to stay connected? 

 

 

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Zoe Dawson and the Perfect Outlaw

I’m so pleased to have Zoe Dawson as our guest. Dale Mayer, Mary Hughes and I are in the Paranormally Yours: A Boxed Set that Zoe put together. Zoe also writes contemporary romantic comedywith pets. But today, she’s talking about her New Adult contemporary romance. Actually, she’s not talking about it. Instead, she’s interviewing the hero from A Perfect Dilemma – and it comes with an awesome recipe. Say a big welcome to her and enjoy!

zoeThe third book in my A Perfect Secret Series will be out on September 22, 2014. Here is a little tidbit from my interview with Braxton Outlaw.

The swinging doors to the Outlaws kitchen are very much in play tonight as Braxton Outlaw and his bar and grill are quite popular in his home town of Suttontowne in Hope Parish, Louisiana. Just two hours from New Orleans and thirty minutes from Lafayette.

When I enter the kitchen, he is at the stove, his thick dark hair mussed and falling over his forehead. He turns to pierce me with a pair of intense blue eyes that are at the same time quite dreamy. I’m here to interview him about his cooking, not to get on River Pearl Sutton’s bad side, since she’s claimed this man. There have been enough bar fights in Outlaws as it is, so I’d better focus.

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“Guests don’ belong in my kitchen, sugar.”

“I’m not a guest. I’m here to interview you and since I made you up and brought you into reality, I get to do what I want.”

He gives me that patented Outlaw grin and leans his fine butt against the countertop. “Ah, so that’s how River Pearl got all her sass. Thanks for that.” His sarcasm is not lost on me.

Perfect Dilemma“My pleasure. So why don’t you tell me a little bit about yourself.”

“Don’t you know that?” He says, turning away from me and continuing with what he was doing.”

“You got me there, but an interview means I ask questions and you answer. Can you work with me or are you going to be your contrary, huckleberry self?”

“Ha! I guess I have to give you that one. Ask away.”

“This interview is all about your cooking and the dishes that you make. How did you get into cooking?”

“Just started taking over for my ma when she was working two jobs. She was so busy that I thought I would pitch in and cook. Found out that I loved it. My ma is Cajun and with Suttontowne being just about in Cajun country, there is a large influence here. Well, my aunt got wind of it and she started teaching me what she knew.”

“So it was very natural for you to open up a bar and grill.”

“Yes, thanks to Booker’s help. Now I’m pretty self-sufficient.”

“How do you handle preparing your menu?”

“On the fly. I find prepared, static menus boring. I usually come up with dishes and then do a temporary menu. Then switch it out.”

“You guys also entertain here, correct?”

“Yeah.” He is moving fast, garnishing his dishes as waiters and waitresses move in and out of the bustling kitchen. Braxton doesn’t break his stride. “Booker keys, Boone guitar, and me fiddle. We all do the vocals.”

“What are you preparing tonight.”

“Crab cakes with remoulade sauce and roasted veggies—carrots, red potatoes, shallots and green beans; deep fried white fish with garlic tartar sauce on sourdough, either baked white barbeque chips or French fries; and Cajun egg rolls with jezebel sauce and dirty rice.

“My mouth is watering.”

“Here, why don’t you taste some.” He puts some of each on a plate and hands it to me, flashing me that smile and those sultry eyes. I have to remember that he belongs to River.

Zoe-Dawson-A-Perfect-Mistake-erotic-stories-202x300“Oh, man. Those are delicious. The sauce is amazing.”

“Remoulade or rémoulade was invented in France and mine is mayonnaise-based. Although similar to tartar sauce, the way I makes it turns it reddish. It’s the paprika.”

“I understand that you have a secret ingredient for it.”

“I do, but your readers can find out what that is in the book.”

“You are a tease.”

“No, I leave that up to River. Now, tartar sauce can be just a plain ole’ topping for fish, but I don’t like boring. With mine, you get a creamy mayo blended with tangy dill pickles, salty capers, fresh parsley, minced garlic and bright lemon juice.  The finished tartar sauce packs a savory punch that works so well with seafood. Exactly why I chose it as a compliment to his fish dish.”

“It’s a so good.”

I taste the out of the world Cajun eggrolls and the sauce is sweet and tangy on my tongue.

“That’s the jezebel and is traditionally a base of apple jelly and pineapple preserves tricked out with horseradish and yellow mustard, but as with my remoulade sauce, I have a secret ingredient.”

“What is it?”

He shakes his head. “Some things I need to keep to myself, so your fans will have to develop their own.”

“Hey,” Booker says, “Where are my chocolate chip cookies, you slacker?”

“I’m kinda busy here, Book.”

Booker looks at me. “Don’t I know you?”

I smile. “She created you, huckleberry,” Braxton says.

“Oh, yeah, I thought so.” He’s the spitting image of Braxton, part of the trio I made up. Just as handsome, just as compelling.

“What she doing here?”

“Interviewing me.”

“Hey, how do you rate?”

“I’m in the last book and everyone knows that the last book is the most popular.”

“Bull, I got everything started.”

I start to back toward the door. This looks like it’s going to be something I might want to stay out of.

“What up’s, huckleberries?” Boone says as he walks into the kitchen and I have to catch my breath. Wow, built. He has the widest shoulders. I think I’ll keep that to myself.

“The first book is the one that hooks everyone and starts the ball rolling. I should know, Brax, I’m a writer.”

“What you guys talking about?”

“Which of our books are more important.”

“Well the middle one, of course. Ever heard of the sagging middle. Without the middle holding everything together it could all fall apart.”

Zoe-Dawson-A-Perfect-Mess-erotic-stories-199x300“You are so full of it, Boone. It’s the first one.”

“Last one.”

I take another step towards the door. “It’s actually all three,” I say softly.

Boone turns to me. “Hey, don’t I know you?”

I just laugh and walk up to Booker and kiss his cheek. Then plant a kiss on Boone’s cheek, then walk up to Brax and kiss him, too. “Thanks, you guys. You were such a complete and utter blast to write.”

They smile at me. “You can visit us whenever you want to, sugar,” Booker says, “that’s the best part of writing.”

Braxton hands me a piece of paper. “Here, sugar, that’s for your fans. Now get outta here while we finish our argument.”

I turn to go, then look back. “Bye huckleberries,” I whisper.

Here’s the recipe for you guys to try. Happy cooking.

Jezebel Sauce

 Makes 3 cups

Prep 15 minutes. Ready in 8 hours 15 minutes

Ingredients

1 (10 ounce) jar apple jelly

1 (10 ounce) jar pineapple fruit preserves

1 (8 ounce) jar prepared horseradish

1 tablespoon ground dry mustard

1 teaspoon cracked black pepper

Feel free to add your own secret ingredient. :)

Directions

In a small bowl, mix together apple jelly, pineapple fruit preserves, prepared horseradish, ground dry mustard and cracked black pepper. Cover and refrigerate 8 hours, or overnight, before serving.

**Note from Edie: If you haven’t read any of Zoe’s books, the first book of A Perfect Secret Series, A Perfect Mess, is free at Amazon, B&N, Apple/iBooks, Kobo, Smashwords. And A Perfect Dilemma is available for pre-order at Amazon US.**

You can find out more about Zoe and her books at her website, and find her on Facebook and Twitter.

Do any of the titles come close to your life right now? A Perfect Mess, A Perfect Mistake, or A Perfect Dilemma

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