JANE AUSTEN MADE ME DO IT
(Ballantine Books, 2011)
“The Love Letter”
Young doctor Mark Hinton is on the brink of a new beginning in his life, yet he’s still haunted by the past. Thanks to a caring older sister, a canny librarian, a cantankerous patient and Jane Austen, he finds the strength to search his own heart and discover the truth within.
Influenced by Jane Austen’s PERSUASION, my short story is included in this critically acclaimed anthology
My story was the Grand Prize Winner of the “Jane Austen Made Me Do It Short Story Contest” judged by the anthology’s editor, Laurel Ann Nattress. As the winner, it was included in the anthology alongside a collection of others stories from some truly amazing authors.
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Praise for Jane Austen Made Me Do It and “The Love Letter”
NO MAN’S MISTRESS BUT MINE
Regency Historical Romance
Captain Lawrence Sutherland, Viscount Glenrith and his childhood friend, Violette Pélet, have struck a devil’s bargain. She will help him win the hand of her heiress cousin, enabling him to revitalize his ruined estate. In return, he vows to help Violette leave England and escape a terrible home life.
What they didn’t bargain for is the heat that ignites between them as they struggle to put duty before desire. Their futures depend upon the success of their shared plan. But on the day that Lawrence announces his engagement to her cousin, Violette makes a shocking confession that threatens to destroy everything.
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Broken Oaths Saga (Epic Fantasy Series with Romantic Elements)
Book 1: The Exiled Book 2: Echoes of the Past Book 3: Drums of War
Synna of Mistyglenn, an exiled noblewoman turned escaped slave is suddenly returned to her birth-world and forced to face the Duke of Parme, the powerful man whom she betrayed along with the dire consequences of his revenge.
Note: This series has been temporarily retired to the trunk.