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Book Release - A Second Chance SeriesJune 13, 2017 by Millicent Stephens Murray (Register to contact)
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Millicent Stephens, aka Missy Stephens, published her romance series titled, A Second Chance, which is a story about second chances at love.
Missy is an Overbrook alumna in the Class of '84.
She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and children.
She is a lyricist and songwriter who has written several songs, one of which is titled Thinking of You and is currently on the Mystery of Love CD by J Wes Project Band. An avid reader herself, she put her talents to work in her first romance series.
Check out her website to see her literary works: http://www.*****/****.
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