Author Archives: Dawn Lajeunesse

About Dawn Lajeunesse

I, like so many others, am a novelist struggling for recognition. In Her Mother's Shoes was published in June 2013 - available through Amazon, B&N and iPad, e-book (only $2.99!) as well as paperback. Autumn Colors was my first. My third novel, Star Catching, was released in November, 2016 and has been very well-received! My writings are mostly women's fiction, most also suitable for YA. My website is www.dawnlajeunesse.com. Come visit me there!

LOVE LAUNCH

Just finished reviewing the final cover and interior proofs for The Eyes Have It! We are on track to meet or beat our mid-fall deadline for release! To celebrate, I’m sharing another excerpt from the book: I was a “walker.” … Continue reading

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THE ARMENIAN LEGION

One of the lesser-known stories about the experience of Armenians during World War I, the period of the most aggressive extermination attempts by the Turks, was the formation of The Armenian Legion: 1916-1920. One of the women I interviewed spoke … Continue reading

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SNEAK PEEK: THE EYES HAVE IT

Enjoy this sneak peak at THE EYES HAVE IT! Kuwait–Saudi Arabia Border—1991 Josh’s Arabic was rudimentary. He understood it better than he spoke it, although even that was rough. But the most flawless Arabic wouldn’t have made this conversation with … Continue reading

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THE ARMENIAN TAPESTRY

A-no’o-nus Dawn Essegian Lajeunesse. Hal’/lee a-me-ree-ga-tsee yem. Hos yem. My name is Dawn Essegian Lajeunesse. I am Armenian American. I am here. It has been a while since I have posted about my Armenian book project. Happily, that is because … Continue reading

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COMING EARLY FALL…

 THE EYES HAVE IT! Star-crossed lovers, 21st century style. “With her new novel, Dawn Lajeunesse proves she understands the human heart as well as any writer working today, and she knows how to make a reader’s heart thump hard—with anticipation, … Continue reading

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HANG ON TO THE HOPE!

I don’t often post any book reviews. But one just released by a friend of mine caused me to make an exception. It’s a fast read, but don’t be surprised to find yourself going back and re-reading parts that touched … Continue reading

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Ain’t it funny…

How time slips away! Sometimes schedules collide to make time disappear. However if pressed, I could point to the many pleasures and tasks that have consumed my time. The biggest of that: my publisher sent the results of the comprehensive … Continue reading

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