Earl of Pennington discovers the inheritance from his great-uncle depends on
him marrying at midnight on the eve of his thirtieth birthday, he is irate.
Marriage is not part of his plan to save his impoverished estates. He crosses
paths unexpectedly with the beautiful Roxanne Chesney, who is fleeing from her
fulfil the conditions of his great-uncle’s will, enabling him secure his
inheritance. In return he will pay her a small fortune.
offer? What about the revolting Edgar Doyle who forced her into a loveless
marriage that has not been consummated? Roxanne has escaped Edgar’s clutches,
but she wonders how long she will manage to evade him. The earl’s contract has
no strings attached. The offer is irresistible except for the fact that Roxanne
is already married!
story because she was tired of the ones she’d read before. I had already written
a children’s novel, so I felt quite confident and I love the Regency era.
Coming from a background in publishing, it feels as if I have been writing
become an author?
editing and publishing, and then suddenly I was writing books. Once you have
started, it’s impossible to stop.
catchy title and the rest all sort of happens by itself, as if the characters
are waiting in the wings and just need me to create the title to bring them to
of summer or the biting cold of winter. Fall is just in between and very comfortable.
Plus, the leaves are changing colour and I love that.
most support you in your writing?
Without her I would never have been able to write full time and without her
encouragement, I might have given up. Sadly, she has passed on, but I think of
her every day and her encouragement is evergreen in my mind.
friend spooky stories about a haunted house and a gang of intrepid youngsters
who fight off vampires, werewolves, skeletons and the like to survive!