I am an award winning author of twenty-six published books. Eleven of these are romances, both contemporary and historical. My latest title due on October 19, 2012 is Holding Off for a Hero. My previous title was published on Sept. 12, 2012 and is entitled Ghost of Winters Past.
Captain Caleb Cameron and First Mate Duncan MacDougal need money to set themselves up as legitimate privateers during the war between the British and the new United States of America. With the prizes they’ll conquer, they will be rich, so they risk the noose and accept a large sum to shanghai a princess and her lady's maid. What they get is a pair of brazen, notorious women who will stop at nothing to get what they desire.
Annie Puddin, lady’s maid, has had adventures, riding as highwayman’s assistant by night, learning how to be a lady by day. So when she and her friend Ginny, a housemaid, spend an evening dressing up in the absence of their new mistress and dreaming of being rich, the champagne and caviar are nothing unusual—but being snatched and tossed out the window is a new experience, and there are more to come.
Youthful dreams of romance shattered, Allison Armstrong is a hard-nosed businesswoman with no illusions of happily ever after for her future. Then her grandfather's will leaves her bound in a property settlement to the very man who destroyed her teenage fantasies. She has no interest in the remote land and wants to sell it off. Yet with all the legal resources at her disposal, Allison can't escape the web of the will's provisions.
Heath Oakes was just a skinny teenager from the city the last time he saw Allison. Now he's just as determined to maintain the estate as a natural preserve as Allison is to get rid of it to developers. Hoping to alter her opinion, he shanghais her into a canoe voyage through the wild, pristine beauty of the area.
Will the beauty of untouched wilderness help her heart remember the sweetness of stolen teenage kisses?
Beautiful, vivacious Emma Prescott has a love-'em-and-leave-'em reputation. Fact is, Emma's holding off for a hero. When she moves to a cabin at wilderness Loon Lake and meets her one neighbour, biology professor Frasier MacKenzie, he's still just another guy, even with his killer blue eyes and a body that just won't quit...until he rescues her and her Pug from one danger after another, from drowning to wild animals to a pair of armed and angry drug dealers. Then he definitely falls into hero territory. But the professor has no intention of filling the role of white knight in Emma's life. All he wants is to be rid of her and her annoying little dog so he can get on with his "research." In fact, he's ordered to get rid of them whether he wants to or not. Looks as if Emma may have to go on holding off for a hero...
Big-city lawyer Michaela Dunn stepped in to give her aunt & uncle a break from their bed-and-breakfast lodge in the wilds of northern New Brunswick, but the neighborhood bully from her schooldays taunts and torments her and wants to put the lodge out of business. What is she to do? Rescue comes in a strange form when a ghostly apparition points a finger.
Travis MacDonald wants only to find peace away from city life, secluded in his cabin, checking trap lines, mushing his dogsled to and from town for supplies. Finding a damsel in distress on the trail isn't on his list. Neither is being arrested for murder.
Undeniable attraction has Michaela and Travis working together to solve the mystery, hampered by lies, jealousy, and someone who would kill again to keep them quiet. (258 Pages)
Historical English Tea Rose
Rating: Spicy Page Count: 246
Shipwrecked, Lady Kathryn Sheffield wakes in New Brunswick, Canada, to find a hulking beast leaning over her. Her intended destination was Jamaica, to an arranged marriage she didn’t want. The Beast, Hamish McDonald, needs to be rid of this Lady as soon as possible. His life in hiding due to a false accusation is in jeopardy. But who is deceiving whom? Between their growing love, the secrets, and a price on both their heads, will there be happiness for The Lady And The Beast?
Three time Maxwell Award winning author Gail MacMillan invites you on a very special journey in this true Maxwell Award winning story of Ceilidh's Quest. Loved by her new owner, always searching for her previous owner, Ceilidh represents the epitome in devotion, bravery, and torn loyalties. After spending three happy years with her first owner's family, circumstances force the unthinkable, and Ceilidh is sent away. Luckily, Ceilidh is placed with Gail MacMillan, a truly devoted animal lover. There, she finds an understanding heart even as she begins her restless quest for her past life. Ceilidh goes on to be a well-known show dog and is featured in one of her new mistress's books on Duck Tolling Retrievers, but will this courageous little dog ever find peace and accept the love of her new owner?
Veterinarian Madison Todd believes her father’s death was caused by the poisonous emissions from the town’s pulp mill and is determined to make the new owner pay.
But Clayton Archer needs the mill to thrive. As Madison sets out on a crusade to close it, Clay just as determinedly begins plans not only to continue production, but to expand.
Despite their growing attraction, when these two unrelenting personalities hit head-on, fireworks abound. Will their differences put an end to a relationship before it has a chance to begin?
Wounded in Afghanistan, photojournalist Jordan Bradford is bitter to the core. He'll never be able to do the work that is his passion again. Planning to hermit himself away in a cabin on Nova Scotia's rugged southwestern shore, he's not prepared to meet beautiful, head-strong Molly Wallace sent by his mother to drag him back into the world in any way that she can. Molly is just as determined that he won't hide himself away and is willing to resort to any method she can devise to bring him out of his seclusion. Even if it means playing downright unfair and mean.
The big black horse and his rider bursts out of the wind and rain to rescue Emma Prescott. Before she can fully regain her senses, Emma finds herself agreeing to play the role of the man's wife. But what is Captain Morgan Reynolds really? Is he a gallant ship's captain or a murderous highwayman?
Emma, too, poses many questions. Has she been some wealthy mi'lord's courtesan or is she a master criminal, capable of stealing the magnificent jewels he finds in her possession? Lusting after a former lover, taunted and intrigued by the beautiful Emma, Captain Morgan Reynolds will only learn the truth about his surrogate bride when he's captured by the enemy and his own life is at stake.