Miranda Liasson | Going Out on a Limb for Love
October 6, 2015
My heroine of THIS LOVE OF MINE, Meg Halloran, is not a risk taker.
dutiful daughter and a hardworking bridal shop owner struggling to get her
off the ground, and sheâ€™s overwhelmed in many ways.
Sheâ€™s fantasized about Ben Rushford, an ER doctor, for too many years, and
finally decides to kick the habit. And itâ€™s at that point that fate has
Initially, Meg is the kind of woman who gets tongue-tied in front of Ben.
sheâ€™s not the kind of woman he prefers and she couldnâ€™t be more wrong. Ben
a secret that impacts both of their lives and which has kept him away from
The thing I love about Megâ€™s evolution is that she gets thrown into a crazy
and she gives it her allâ€”even though it takes her way, way out of her
She goes from barely being able to converse with Ben to being his dignified,
articulate date in front of his potential future employers. She gets up and
something that makes her very, very nervous. She goes to a camp for diabetic
with Ben armed with Deep Woods Off and finds herself scaling a muddy
in a competition.
But Meg is no pushover. She learns through the course of the book to value
self worth. She finds sheâ€™s the only one who can push through the great
has erected around himself and the great guilt he feels. The courage it
takes to be
honest comes at a great risk, one she is very uncomfortable with taking. But
takes that risk for love.
Hope you enjoy the trouble Meg and Ben get intoâ€¦and have a few laughs along
Have you gone way out of your comfort zone for love? Let me know and get
to win a signed copy of THIS LOVE OF MINE.
Miranda Liasson loves to write stories about courageous but flawed
find love despite themselves, because thereâ€™s nothing like a great love
story. And if
there are a few laughs along the way, even better!
She won the 2013 Romance Writers of America Golden Heart Award for Series
the book which became This Thing Called Love, from Montlake Publishing, and
writes contemporary romance for Entangled Publishing.
She lives in the Midwest with her husband, three kids, and office mates
yellow lab, and Posey, a rescue cat with attitude.
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Bridal shop owner Meg Halloran spends her days making other womenâ€™s
come trueâ€”and her nights dreaming of her childhood crush, hometown
Benjamin Rushford. After a lifetime of wearing her heart on her sleeve,
waiting. Megâ€™s ready to find love, with or without him. Moving on feels
Ben pops an unexpected question.
To win the open ER position in Mirror Lake, Ben has to convince the board
settled and ready to put down roots. His latest stroke of genius? Asking
local good girl, to be his pretend girlfriend. With her by his side, heâ€™s a
for the job. But heâ€™s in over his head because, as much as he tries to deny
tempts him. And if she learns the truth about a secret that has shadowed and
his life, will she ever be able to forgive him?
26 comments posted.
Re: Miranda Liasson | Going Out on a Limb for Love
(Marissa Yip-Young 5:51am October 6, 2015)
No...I think I'm a prude. If it makes me uncomfortable, I won't do it.
(Faye Gates 7:51am October 6, 2015)
Yes, I have once or twice.
(Mary Smith 8:56am October 6, 2015)
Because I had been living in such a strict household,
that when I was finally able to go out, I really didn't
know who I was. The first person I was with almost led
me to my death, according to my doctor, and the person
I'm with now did have me "go through the paces" at first,
but I did the same. I had learned a lot over the years,
and had grown enough to not slip up again. We've been
married for 33 years!!
(Peggy Roberson 9:04am October 6, 2015)
I went out of my comfort zone many years ago when I was with
my ex-girlfriend. She actually initiated the relationship and
I was reluctant to get involved with her, but I'm glad I did.
It was the best time of my life.
(Edward Washington 11:02am October 6, 2015)
I went out of my comfort zone when I agreed to move to another
country for my boyfriend.
(G. Bisbjerg 11:57am October 6, 2015)
Hi Everybody! Thanks for commenting! I went out of my comfort zone when I
took ballroom dancing lessons for my wedding. It turned out to be really fun!
Peggy--congrats for the 33 years! May you have 33 more!
(Miranda Liasson 2:07pm October 6, 2015)
Your always out of your comfort zone for love!
(Richard Burr 4:24pm October 6, 2015)
In order to forgive him,it depends on what he has done.
(Marilyn Collins 5:21pm October 6, 2015)
me i do not have it here i live in small town and every one know all so i my comfort zone is the dogs and our walk and play time
(Desiree Reilly 5:26pm October 6, 2015)
No I haven't Hope I never have to
(Jeri Dickinson 5:47pm October 6, 2015)
(Debbi Shaw 9:43pm October 6, 2015)
Yes, I have but it was a long time ago and was worth it.
(Mary Branham 9:49pm October 6, 2015)
No I have not but been tempted a couple.e of times. Too chicken to act on my
(Joy Isley 11:43am October 7, 2015)
No, I haven't done that.
(Wilma Frana 2:56pm October 7, 2015)
No never did that it's a hard thing to do
(Jeri Dickinson 5:51pm October 7, 2015)
Yes a long time ago and it was over and done in a week . So glad it was just a week .
(Joan Thrasher 6:33pm October 7, 2015)
No, I tend to stick to my comfort zone.
(Lily Shah 7:27pm October 7, 2015)
I have to admit that I am lazy/a fraidy-cat or whatever it's called - I have never gone out of my comfort zone!
(Felicia Ciaudelli 1:20pm October 8, 2015)
No I haven't depends on the guy if I would or not
(Jeri Dickinson 2:10pm October 8, 2015)
No, I stay within my comfort zone.
(Mary Hay 4:14pm October 8, 2015)
No, I'm too conservative.
(Carol Woodruff 7:15pm October 8, 2015)
(Kari Behune 5:10pm October 9, 2015)
ABSOLUTELY, I have went out of my way for love and the
reason was is cuz I didn't think I was good enough or
pretty enough for someone decent. Boy, I found out that I
(Renae Kelly 6:29pm October 9, 2015)
no. i'm not one to try many new things.
(Lynn Anderson 8:59pm October 9, 2015)
Yes, I did, and it ended very badly.
(LaCinda Jameson 9:51pm October 9, 2015)
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