Chantilly Chanel Austin


Chantilly Chanel Austin is the author of Illusions: sometimes the eyes see what the heart wants (Basin St Books), which is already a book club favorite. She is the recipient of the 2012 African American Literary Awards 'Breakout Author of the Year'. She was born and raised in Compton, CA. She spends her time traveling the world and writing. She currently lives in California, where she is working on her second novel.

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Illusions: Sometimes the Eyes See What the Heart Wants
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 64,780. Language: English. Published: June 8, 2012. Categories: Fiction » African American fiction » General
Karyn is beautiful, educated, and independent. She's having the time of her life when she meets Thomas and he seems too good to be true. Handsome, educated and charismatic, Karyn is elated to have found the man of her dreams. Betrayal turns their relationship upside down and life as she knows it tailspins out of control...

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