Shelley Adina
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Shelley Adina

Shelley Adina is the author of 24 novels published by Harlequin, Warner, and Hachette, and a dozen more published by Moonshell Books, Inc., her own independent press. She writes steampunk, contemporary romance, and young adult fiction, and as Adina Senft, writes women's fiction set among the Amish and other plain communities. She holds an MFA in Writing Popular Fiction, and is working on a PhD in Creative Writing at Lancaster University in the UK. She won the Romance Writers of America RITA Award® for Best Inspirational Novel in 2005, was a finalist in 2006, and in 2009 was a Christy Award finalist.

When she's not writing, Shelley is usually quilting, sewing historical costumes, or enjoying the garden with her flock of rescued chickens.

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Best Sellers

    • A Gentleman of Means

    • The Magnificent Devices Series, Book 8
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 78

    Lady Claire Trevelyan has had to deal with betrayal before, in small ways and large. But none is quite so painful as the belief that Gloria Meriwether-Astor had deserted her and her friends....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A binge-worthy series

    • By Love to Read on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Brilliant Devices

    • A Steampunk Adventure Novel, Magnificent Devices, Book 4
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 287
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 259
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 259

    A lady of resources has the power to change the world-if she can stay alive long enough to do it....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • So Fun!

    • By Gayle on 05-16-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Fields of Air

    • A Steampunk Adventure Novel
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 13

    Her father may have sacrificed his own life to save hers, but heiress Gloria Meriwether-Astor is finding it difficult to forgive him....

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Her Own Devices

    • A Steampunk Adventure Novel
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 586
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 522
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 525

    Escaped lunatics, lost children, vengeful lords, and love. Really, the situation is becoming quite impossible....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great Story, Halting Narration

    • By Mike on 07-10-14

    Regular price: $17.99

    • Lady of Devices: A Steampunk Adventure Novel

    • Magnificent Devices, Book 1
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 5 hrs and 44 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,169
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,063
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,067

    At 17, Claire Trevelyan ends up on the streets of London when her Viscount father goes bankrupt. But it's not long before a new leader rises in the underworld: the Lady of Devices....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Was it really just one book divided into four?

    • By Kitty Lagorio on 03-16-14

    Regular price: $17.99

    • A Lady of Integrity

    • The Magnificent Devices Series, Book 7
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 32 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 71
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70

    Lady Claire Trevelyan and renowned scientist Andrew Malvern are looking forward to domestic felicity in London when they are surprised an unexpected visitor....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fabulous Series!

    • By Love to Read on 11-09-17

    Regular price: $23.07

    • Devices Brightly Shining: A Steampunk Christmas Novella

    • Magnificent Devices, Book 9
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 2 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 8
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 6

    It is the event of the season - on Twelfth Night, the Dunsmuirs have invited the cream of London society to celebrate the marriage of Lady Claire and Andrew Malvern....

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Magnificent Devices

    • A Steampunk Adventure Novel (Volume 3)
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 23 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 480
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 437
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 434

    Tighten your goggles, pull on your gloves, and prepare yourself for stratagems and strangeness in the third book in the series, Magnificent Devices...

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Melodramatic Misadventure Marred by TX Accent

    • By Globaltowngal on 05-21-14

    Regular price: $17.99

    • A Lady of Spirit

    • The Magnificent Devices Series 6
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 7 hrs and 29 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 130
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 119
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 118

    Under normal circumstances, Maggie and Lizzie would be delighted to meet their long-lost relatives and be reunited with those who had believed them dead....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Best Steampunk Series Ever!

    • By Love to Read on 09-26-17

    Regular price: $20.97

    • A Lady of Resources

    • A Steampunk Adventure Novel: Magnificent Devices, Book 5
    • By: Shelley Adina
    • Narrated by: Fiona Hardingham
    • Length: 6 hrs and 56 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 159
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 149
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 146

    Now 16, twins Lizzie and Maggie are educated young ladies who have not been called "the Mopsies" in years - except by their guardian, Lady Claire Trevelyan....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • wonderful fun book

    • By The YA Wizard on 06-19-18

    Regular price: $24.47

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