Renee Swann


Renée is a full-time writer who lives in Sydney, Australia, with a crazy pooch named Abbey and a boisterous, somersaulting rescue budgie named Kaleb. Her days are spent living in her fictional worlds and consuming way too much caffeine. She has an (unhealthy?) obsession with all things cupcake- and coffee-related plus Kerouac and YA dystopia/fantasy books. Renée can often be found surrounded by books, marathoning crime shows and munching on vegan goodies, on Twitter (@Renee_Shearer), Pinterest, or dancing in a rainstorm.

Renée hopes to one day visit Rio and is currently learning Brazilian Portuguese.

Renée Swann is a pen name for Renée Shearer, who also writes young adult fiction as C.J. Hart.

Smashwords Interview

Who are your favorite authors?
My favourite authors are Jack Kerouac, Tahereh Mafi, Maggie Stiefvater, Leigh Bardugo ... the list could go on for ever!
What inspires you to get out of bed each day?
I love what I'm doing - writing and editing - so getting to do what I love every day is what propels me out of bed each morning (sometimes even before the sun is up).
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Where to find Renee Swann online


Ground Rules
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 90,940. Language: American English. Published: December 13, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Suspense, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
As best friends, Bec and Rob support each other through choppy times, are each other's confidants and allies. As lovers, they have maintained a steady friends-with-benefits relationship for eleven months without a hitch. But then Bec's psycho BDSM-wannabe ex returns, and he will stop at nothing to destroy her perfect little world...but who is he really after?
Stay (Strings, #2)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,080. Language: English. Published: February 11, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
**This is a short story** Recommended for 18+ Tony and Gabe have may have finally gotten together, but will it be the end of their struggle? Someone is out to stir up trouble between them, and while Gabby is on a mission to find out who, Tony crosses a line he knows he shouldn’t. Can she forgive him, and can they move on?
No Strings Attached (Strings, #1)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,000. Language: English. Published: December 20, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
When Gabby’s friend Tony becomes her roommate, will he become her lover too? Insomniac Gabby spends most of her night munching on junk food and watching reruns. But her nights are about to be filled with something more delicious. Tony, with his irresistible charm and sexy ways, tries to seduce his roommate. Will he succeed? **Recommended for 18+**
Tease (Strings, #0.5)
Price: Free! Words: 3,190. Language: American English. Published: October 30, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Short stories, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
This is a short story. A playboy by nature. A romantic at heart? Tony Davies leads an unextraordinary life of ladies and simple pleasures. He’s quite content to continue down this pleasurable path for ever—until he moves in with his best mate Gabby. And he realises just what he’s been missing out on.

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