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Shaila Patel
Shaila Patel

As an unabashed lover of all things happily-ever-after, Shaila Patel’s younger self would finish reading Cinderella and chuck it across the room because it didn’t mention what happened next. Now she writes her award-winning young adult stories from her home in the Carolinas and dreams up all sorts of tales with epilogues. She loves craft beer, genuine people, and reading in cozy window seats—but she’ll read anywhere. A pharmacist by training and a medical office manager by day, Shaila is a member of the Romance Writers of America and represented by Amanda Leuck of Spencerhill Associates.

Book Title(s):

Soulmated (Month 9 Books, 2017)

Fighting Fate (East Girl Publishing, 2018)

Enduring Destiny (East Girl Publishing, 2019)

Love on Main – Short Story Anthology (Filles Vertes Publishing, 2020)

Award(s) and Accolade(s):
2015 Chanticleer Book Reviews’ YA Paranormal Winner
2017 Author’s Circle Young Adult Book of the Year Award
2018 RWA’s PRISM award: Best Young Adult and Best First Book
2018 Second Place in the RWA’s ATHENA award for Young Adult Paranormal
2018 Georgia Romance Writers’ Maggie Finalist for Young Adult
2019 National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award in YA
2020 Third Place in the RWA’s PRISM award for Young Adult Paranormal
South Asian
Age Categories:
New Adult, Young Adult
Contemporary, Romance, Speculative
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