Top 5 Summer Reads
I go to my keepers in summer (also in winter, spring, and fall…)
- Not Quite a Lady (Loretta Chase), or The Last Hellion or Lord of Scoundrels or, or, or…
- Slightly Dangerous (Mary Balogh) or any of the Slightlys
- Angel in a Red Dress (Judith Ivory) or anything by Judith Ivory
- Being a Beast – nonfiction by Charles Foster, veterinarian and medical ethicist
- Thinking, Fast and Slow—nonfiction, oldie but goodie (2012) by Nobel Laureate Daniel Kahneman
(Windham Brides #2)
by Grace Burrowes
A MAN WITH MANY TALENTS
As a captain in the army, Colin MacHugh led men, fixed what was broken, and fought hard. Now that he's a titled gentleman, he's still fighting-this time to keep his bachelorhood safe from all the marriage-minded debutantes. Then he meets the intriguing Miss Anwen Windham, whose demure nature masks a bonfire waiting to roar to life. When she asks for his help to raise money for the local orphanage, he's happy to oblige.
Anwen is amazed at how quickly Lord Colin takes in hand a pack of rambunctious orphan boys. Amazed at how he actually listens to her ideas. Amazed at the thrill she gets from the rumble of his Scottish burr and the heat of his touch. But not everyone enjoys the success of an upstart. And Colin has enemies who will stop at nothing to ruin him and anybody he holds dear.
Windham Brides Series
About the Author:
Grace Burrowes started writing as an antidote to empty nest and soon found it an antidote to life in general. She is the sixth out of seven children, raised in the rural surrounds of central Pennsylvania. Early in life she spent a lot of time reading romance novels and practicing the piano. Her first career was as a technical writer and editor in the Washington, DC, area, a busy job that nonetheless left enough time to read a lot of romance novels.
It also left enough time to grab a law degree through an evening program, produce Beloved Offspring (only one, but she is a lion), and eventually move to the lovely Maryland countryside.
While reading yet still more romance novels, Grace opened her own law practice, acquired a master's degree in Conflict Transformation (she had a teenage daughter by then) and started thinking about writing.... romance novels. This aim was realized when Beloved Offspring struck out into the Big World a few years ago. ("Mom, why doesn't anybody tell you being a grown-up is hard?")
Grace eventually got up the courage to start pitching her manuscripts to agents and editors. The query letter that resulted in "the call" started out: "I am the buffoon in the bar at the RWA retreat who could not keep her heroines straight, could not look you in the eye, and could not stop blushing--and if that doesn't narrow down the possibilities, your job is even harder than I thought." (The dear lady bought the book anyway.)
To contact Grace, email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. http://www.graceburrowes.com/
Thanks for being part of this tour. How I love Grace Burrows Highlanders as well as all her books. Thank you for the awesome opportunity. A great series, again ! :)ReplyDelete
Lucky4750 (at) aol (dot) com