Caren J. Werlinger

Biography

Caren was raised in Ohio, the oldest of four children. Much of her childhood was spent reading every book she could get her hands on and crafting her own stories. She completed a degree in foreign languages and later another degree in physical therapy. For many years, her only writing was research-based, including a therapeutic exercise textbook. She has lived in Virginia for over twenty years, where she practices physical therapy, teaches anatomy, and lives with her partner and their canine fur-children. She began writing creatively again several years ago. Her first novel, Looking Through Windows, won a Debut Author award from the Golden Crown Literary Society in 2009. In 2013, Miserere, In This Small Spot, and Neither Present Time all won or placed in the 2013 Rainbow Awards. In This Small Spot won Best Dramatic Fiction in the 2014 Golden Crown Literary Awards.

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Books

Cast Me Gently
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 100,510. Language: American English. Published: October 15, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Teresa and Ellie couldn’t be more different. Teresa still lives at home with her Italian family, while Ellie has been on her own for years. When they meet and fall in love, their worlds clash. Ellie would love to be part of Teresa’s family, but they both know that will never happen. Sooner or later, Teresa will have to choose between the two halves of her heart—Ellie or her family.
Turning for Home
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 85,820. Language: American English. Published: February 28, 2015 by Ylva Publishing. Categories: Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
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When Jules goes home for her grandfather’s funeral, the visit unleashes a flood of memories and sends her on a lonely—and familiar—path. Her partner, Kelli, feels Jules slipping away but can’t figure out how to pull her back. In desperation, she turns to Jules’s oldest friend—and her ex—Donna. When a lonely girl reaches out to Jules for help, the past and present are set on a collision course.

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