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Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Gina Boekhout  

Pen Name: Gina Marie Long

Genre: Fiction Paranormal Thriller Urban Fantasy Young Adult

Audience: Young Adult;

Born: in Illinois

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Illinois Connection

Long grew up in Marine, Illinois and now lives in Highland, Illinois.

Biographical and Professional Information

Gina Long is also a licensed cosmetologist since 1986. She sold her beauty salon in her hometown of Marine, Illinois, in June 2010 to pursue a full-time career in writing.

Published Works

  • Unknown Touch-Werewolf Series-Book One, Black Rose Writing, 2009
  • Unknown Scent-Werewolf Series-Book Two, Black Rose Writing, 2011
  • Rocked: A Chelsie Valdar Saga, 1, CreateSpace, 2013

Selected Titles At Your Library

Unknown touch /
ISBN: 0982554257. OCLC Number:

Black Rose Writing,. [Breinigsville, Pa.] :. 2009.

Kara McBride is abducted by a secret group that want her to use her psychic power to help save a group of werewolves from self destruction. In the midst of chaos, a love triangle develops and Kara must make a heart-wrenching choice between a human - or a werewolf.

Unknown scent /
ISBN: 1612960197. OCLC Number:

Black Rose Writing,. [Castroville. Tex.] :. ©2011.

Kara and her friends are in dangerous territory. The must locate the witches' hideout and prevent a sacrificial ritual before all beings suffer. Throughout all this mayhem Kara must make a choice between who she loves most, her best friend, a psychic human or her boyfriend, a werewolf.

Speaking Engagements

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