Welcome to the website of R J Samuel.
RJ has published five novels which cross genres and cultures. Her first novel HEART STOPPER was published in January 2012, and is a medical thriller about an Indian-Irish woman working in a pacemaker clinic in Galway who uncovers a frightening secret. Her second novel FALLING COLOURS – The Misadventures of a Vision Painter published in June 2012, is based on a unique concept, that of the only female practitioner of a profession based in India, Vision Painting, with a gift for painting people’s hopes into reality. Falling Colors was followed by her third novel, CASTING SHADOWS – The Further Misadventures of a Vision Painter, which further explored the concept and secrets of the Vision Painting profession. The Vision Painter series received an Honorable Mention in the 2013 Rainbow Awards. Her fourth novel, A PLACE SOMEWHERE, was published on 11th March 2014. It is a romantic suspense novel about online deception and it was a finalist for both the Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award and the Tee Corinne Cover Design Award at the GCLS Annual Conference in 2015. Her latest novel, AN OUTSIDER INSIDE , was released on July 5th 2017.
RJ was interviewed by Elizabeth Anderson for the Sandra Moran Radio Book Club on The Tenth Voice on KKFI 90.1 FM.
July 5th 2017 – Release of AN OUTSIDER INSIDE!
RJ Samuel attended the GCLS Annual Conference in July 2017 where she launched her latest novel, AN OUTSIDER INSIDE and participated in the panel on ‘Colliding Identities’ as well as moderating and reading in Author Spotlights.
RJ Samuel attended the GCLS Annual Conference in July 2016 and moderated the panel on ‘Women of Color in Lesbian Literature’ and was a panelist on the Just One More Chapter – The Art of Keeping a Book in a Reader’s Hands’panel as well as a panel discussing the representation of diversity in lesbian fiction -‘Where Am I?’. She also co-presented the Debut Author award in the ‘Goldies’.
On March 19th, 2015, RJ was the featured Local Author at 3932 N Mississippi Ave, Portland, OR 97227 United States.,
RJ was interviewed by fellow author AJ Adaire. See the interview
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