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Yari Garcia is the creator of MyIndieWriting. She is an indie author of short stories, novellas, and adult novels. She has a BA in English and Creative Writing and is a top free author on iBooks. Her YA short story, The Girl in the Converse Shoes, has over 48,000 reviews on iBooks.

Yari lives with her husband and family in Houston, Texas, where she loves to read, write, and walk her dog. In her free time, she collects nostalgic items from the 90s and studies Italian and Korean.

Yari is a self-published author who writes under various pen names, and this blog is all about sharing the indie author journey with YOU ~ the reader and aspiring author 😘

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Books by Yari Garcia

A Firefighter Hero for Her

~ Clean Southern Romance/Cozy Mystery ~

After a crushing breakup, Bonnie Hart is trying to get her life back on track. But life takes an unexpected turn when a series of arsons burn up the small town of Ponybridge, Louisiana…

…threatening to smoke out all the town’s secrets.

When the handsome fire investigator Brandon Wells arrives in town, he sweeps Bonnie off her feet. Sparks fly, but Brandon is determined to figure out who the arsonist is and close the case– before somebody gets hurt. Or worse, before somebody gets killed.

Hearts and lives are on the line in this clean Southern romance.

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Young Adult

Fruits and Gold

~ Dystopian YA Romance ~

Two hundred years into the future, the Opulents run the world, and the Lowborns are there to serve them.

Katia Creek and Vincent Verona have met on a romantic night, their attraction instant and deep, only to find out that they belong to opposite parts of society. A society that heavily forbids their union.

Seth Holloway, Katia’s childhood friend, will do anything to protect her.

Katia Creek and Vincent Verona must risk everything they know to be together… or remain apart forever.

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The Ghost and the Box: Yari’s YA Shorts

~ Thriller ~ YA

Noah Chen is fifteen and completely average in every single way. Her life is bo-ring! But everything changes the day she finds a mysterious crimson box in the middle of Gloaming Street.

Noah brings the box home and finds that it is a legendary wishing box, one you can whisper wishes to… and they instantly come true.  Ready for a new, exciting life, Noah begins to wish away ~ new clothes, new friends, new life!

And soon, Noah finds out the true meaning of the phrase β€œbe careful what you wish for.”

The Ghost and the Box is a spooky novella full of thrills and twists!

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For all short stories, novellas, novels, and poetry:
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