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Brook Mounsdon, 15, recently published her first novel, The Secret Passage.

The accidental novelist

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Brook Mounsdon doesn't have much experience with romantic love. In fact, she has never even been on a date. So it's a little odd that her first published novel is a romance.


Especially since she is only 15 years old.

"If you would have told me that I would write a romance novel, I'd be like 'Yeah, right,' " said Mounsdon, the daughter of Andy and Janel Mounsdon of Evansville. "Never in a million years would I have thought I would do this. It's still hard to believe."

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