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136 comments posted.

Re: Lord of Lies (7:57pm July 11, 2017):

Anna “Nancy” Smith Strong
Member of the Culper Spy Ring. (Revolutionary War)
Worked from her farm in the New York area.
Used laundry on her clothesline to secretly signal other undercover operatives.

Re: For the Bear's Eyes Only (6:51pm March 6, 2017):

I love your books! How dare she use "trash/filth" and call herself a friend. "grabbing pussy" is now a phrase my nephew knows - that's trashy! I like volunteering at Meals on Wheels -delivering to those who can't/shouldn't cook while making sure they are still in contact with the world.

Re: Picture Perfect Wedding (1:42pm November 16, 2016):

I love a good small town romance!

Re: Beautiful Crazy (9:58pm November 6, 2016):

You've Got Mail - Corporate Bookseller or Neighborhood Bookstore

Re: Every Bride Needs a Groom (8:45pm October 18, 2016):

My mom sees the worst possible, my dad sees the better - I see him use humor everyday to get mom out of her perspective!

Re: My Wild Irish Dragon (12:45pm September 7, 2016):

I like the phoenix rising story too - interesting take off!

Re: Reckless in Texas (10:57am August 26, 2016):

I like purpose - sometime sacrifice brings purpose into focus.

Re: Unbreakable Hope (6:15pm July 30, 2016):

I like your "blurb"!

Re: Hold Your Breath (8:53am April 25, 2016):

Peach Snapple is my fave. Try to stay away from the hard stuff.

Re: Love Walks In (1:10pm April 20, 2016):

I like the zip lining - seems safe but thrilling!

Re: Cowboy Resurrection (9:48pm March 25, 2016):

Live in country but like amenities of city life!

Re: Bride of a Distant Isle (9:42pm March 25, 2016):

Defined roles and drama!

Re: Best Friends with Benefits (9:40pm March 25, 2016):

Never been!

Re: A Father's Second Chance (2:37pm February 9, 2016):

Passionate about my old house and trying to get it repaired! DIY is my middle name. Try to see what others passions are and try to motivate them!

Re: Love, Dogs And Other Catastrophes (6:34pm December 19, 2015):

Looking forward to getting some home improvements completed. I am a messy person but this is too much!

Re: Katie in Waiting (5:07pm November 21, 2015):

round or square - ease of production is what we're into.

Re: Soul's Prisoner (5:04pm November 21, 2015):

turkey breasts, mashed potatoes, cranberry (canned), corn, stuffing, gravy - the way we make the stuffing & gravy changes and pumpkin and pecan pie for dessert.

Re: Resist (4:59pm November 21, 2015):

self driving transportation

Re: Chance of a Lifetime (4:57pm November 21, 2015):

See a whale in Alaska.

Re: Forever And Always (4:56pm November 20, 2015):

Like the blurb.

Re: When Fall Fades (6:17am November 12, 2015):

worst case scenarios - even have a book about how to survive them (a gift)!

Re: Sway (11:04am September 26, 2015):

All kinds - I read the blurb to see if it sounds interesting.

Re: A Geek Girl's Guide to Murder (10:55pm September 8, 2015):

Looks/reads interesting - I love smart heroines!

Re: From One Night to Wife (7:47pm September 3, 2015):

My Dad

Re: Little Pretty Things (12:20pm August 25, 2015):

yearbook staff - really!

Re: Lady Emily's Exotic Journey (3:19pm August 22, 2015):

I like the small adventures going somewhere you've never been. They can keep life interesting.

Re: The Curiosity Keeper (3:20pm July 15, 2015):

Stephanie Laurens, Devil's Bride -- An oldie but a goodie!

Re: Courtship of the Cake (7:55am June 22, 2015):

Chocolate with white buttercream icing

Re: Desperate Measures (8:21am June 20, 2015):

I like Peach.

Re: Justified (8:17am June 20, 2015):

Sunday dinners at my or a grandparents house.

Re: Men Under Fire (7:17pm June 15, 2015):

London - raised on Sherlock

Re: Never Resist A Rake (7:15pm June 15, 2015):

Everyone cooperates to get the tasks that need to be done, done. Then Movie together.

Re: Against the Tide (6:46pm June 15, 2015):

Against the Sky is the only one I've read.

Re: At the Spy's Pleasure (8:54am May 30, 2015):

I like many chances - too stubborn to see right in front of me. Looks good. Thanks

Re: Nobody's Goddess (8:09pm April 24, 2015):

Maybe I'd visit but don't know if I'd live there.

Re: A Touch of Passion (8:06pm April 24, 2015):

Belgium - thanks for the info on emergency care

Re: Cupcakes and Crushes (8:03pm April 24, 2015):

My parents are both only children they have worked hard to keep us together and talking.

Re: Duchess By Mistake (8:01pm April 24, 2015):

Relationships need help - fate can help with the right attitude.

Re: Red Handed (6:25am March 24, 2015):

Shut up - is allowed only when followed by "and Kiss Me."

Re: At Wolf Ranch (11:02am February 26, 2015):

Sure and Steady

Re: Make Me Up (2:37pm February 16, 2015):

No - would try it though sometimes I just like to change things up.

Re: Across the Line (7:21am August 14, 2014):

Thanks - either book sounds good.

Re: One Night of Sin (8:34am August 10, 2014):

Pet peeve: Don't close the doors/windows after themselves - wasting AC or heating. Little things like this drive me crazy.

Re: Secrets and Sins: Raphael (7:28am May 4, 2014):

I asked exchange students in high school to tell me the curse words in their languages - we all wrote them down! Still use the German Shisse! In my head it was a little classier than English.

Re: Dyed and Gone (8:09am March 30, 2014):

I like the ear bud - used the hem - didn't know about the cherries! These things aren't usually so "info-you-can use" thanks...Makes me wonder how they fit in your story.

Re: The Cowboy's Mail Order Bride (9:28am February 20, 2014):

I'd love a little warmth..Thanks for the reads!

Re: Once In A Lifetime (7:45am February 18, 2014):

I love it when love wins out and the nay sayers have to rethink! Life is long - give people a second chance.

Re: Lord of Swords (10:20pm February 17, 2014):

Happy Donor Day - I always check it on my drivers license. My mom has been an unpaid library board member for at least 20 years. She says it's for the free books but she "volunteers" very hard for all those meetings and fund raisers.

Re: Love in the Library (7:50pm January 30, 2014):

A geeky Alpha

Re: Compromising Willa (4:12pm January 8, 2014):

At the store I go for the story description I like the most. Like Munroe, Nora Roberts.

Re: If Wishes Were Earls (11:01am December 30, 2013):

A Whole Bundle/Box of Books! Baby it's cold outside!
Thanks for the offer.

Re: Welcome Back To Apple Grove (8:42am December 20, 2013):

Strawberry jam filled Thumbprints or Peanut Butter Kisses

Re: The Wedding Game (7:45am November 24, 2013):

Yes I would - desperation is a terrible thing.

Re: Once a Rake (12:42pm October 30, 2013):

The class differences were so defined and understood as permanent. Oh! how we have grown?!

Re: Never Underestimate a Caffarelli (8:07pm October 28, 2013):

Not being able. People looking down at you. Not being able to go up stairs.

Re: Norse Jewel (4:20pm October 28, 2013):

You can't have a good read without twists!

Re: Her Accidental Boyfriend (11:37am October 14, 2013):

No accidental boyfriends...yet.

Re: Lord of Swords (11:09am October 12, 2013):

I like tranquil scenes of mountain streams or oceansides - also geometrics. Not really inspirational but calming.

Re: The Training (10:27am October 2, 2013):

I'm eager to learn something new. Love finding a way around the rules!

Re: Gideon's Call (9:10am September 22, 2013):

I admit I am a book hoarder. I am trying to go digital but love the smell and feel more than I don't have the space.

Re: To Wed A Wicked Highlander (11:17am September 20, 2013):

I dread "doing" the Christmas tree - if anything breaks my ancestors are turning in their graves, it has to be done, and it all goes back into boxes in 4 weeks time!!

Re: How To Entice An Enchantress (9:50am September 18, 2013):

Picnic by a lake - I've gone digital with the library!

Re: The Surprising Enchantress (10:54am September 16, 2013):

Sounds Wonderful - I got to go last year to see Book of Mormon. What a happening!

Re: The Arrangement (10:54am August 24, 2013):

I love to read about tortured characters & their reactions.
Thanks for the drama!

Re: Love On A Midsummer Night (11:07am August 8, 2013):

I like your lists!! Mine never work out.

Re: One Night With A Rake (11:02am June 20, 2013):

I have a lab who is really a cat - love to sit and watch the world go by and purrs when you scratch his ears.

Re: The Secret Life of Lady Julia (1:00pm May 26, 2013):

I have adventures with long time friends.

Re: Heart Of Iron (9:34am May 2, 2013):

A hero is someone who is happy with his life but needs to share.

Re: Darius (6:53am April 4, 2013):

I mull them over. Talk with friends and family.

Re: The Geek Girl And The Scandous Earl (7:15pm March 14, 2013):

Congrats! love the story of the story. Good Luck!

Re: X Marks The Scot (6:54pm February 22, 2013):

How about "Tad, the Cad" on All my Children - loved him!

Re: Checkmate, My Lord (6:52pm February 22, 2013):

No slipping in characters come to mind - I like it when they seem to have real lives and the happily ever after includes them, too.

Re: The Autumn Bride (8:52pm January 30, 2013):

no to book group. Love to read. analyze a little.

Re: The Officer Breaks The Rules (12:55pm January 24, 2013):

Friendship is a great way to get to know someone, if it leads to romance - wonderful. Connections are hard to find!

Re: Fall Into You (7:02pm January 20, 2013):

Depends on the series - but I usually like good romances! Love to take time out and just read.

Re: The Wicked Wedding Of Miss Ellie Vyne (7:25pm January 18, 2013):

Love it when the major characters are misunderstood. This one sounds good!

Re: Waking Up With A Rake (5:47pm January 10, 2013):

I love to read about forced intimacy situations.

Re: In His Brother's Place (4:11pm January 6, 2013):

I love contemporary and like the historical with lots of details as to their lives and customs of the time.

Re: Jane's Gift (10:13am December 8, 2012):

Don't have a list - I read the jackets. Lately I've been looking for a good cookbook for my mom - she just went digital.

Re: Losing Control (10:23am October 24, 2012):

I like linked - the more characters/relationships make the stories richer. Lucy Monroe is a fave.

Re: Construction Beauty Queen (8:49am September 30, 2012):

My best small town memory - 4th of July - parade starts @ 10 then the picnic. Very nice and familiar.

Re: Secrets Of A Wedding Night (11:46am September 28, 2012):

Smart is a challenge, intriguing. Know nothing of faro.

Re: Enemies at the Altar (9:56am September 20, 2012):

They can be closely related - it depends on what you Hate and what you Love. If two people have essentially the same hates and loves they have a chance.

Re: Deadly Little Lies (10:17am September 18, 2012):

I liked Shirley Jackson's short stories and My Antonia - try to be good to all - what goes around comes around.

Re: When You Give A Duke A Diamond (12:03pm September 8, 2012):

I like weak heroines that grow strong through the story.

Re: Wicked At Heart (9:00am July 28, 2012):

I like a hero with problems and a heroine willing to find and resolve.

Re: Sins Of The Angels (1:31pm June 24, 2012):

I've always thought as much - I'd like to write some people out myself.

Re: The Most Improper Miss Sophie Valentine (10:29am June 22, 2012):

I love the reading about how people lived back then. The Ton was never going to invite everyone.

Re: The Casanova Code (11:50am June 18, 2012):

I always think - when I see those ads - Be careful of what you ask for.

Re: The Marriage Bargain (9:37am June 16, 2012):

I'm a sucker for You've Got Mail type endings - you know what's going on but she doesn't and you've got to watch!

Re: Night Walker (2:30pm May 16, 2012):

I loved Disney guy heroes! Love a english accent.

Re: Demon's Bride (6:58pm May 2, 2012):

I'm a sucker for cute with a good line!

Re: Blackmailed by the Italian Billionaire (2:41pm April 22, 2012):

Men are less strong and women are more wealthy?

Re: The Zen Man (2:50pm April 18, 2012):

I always liked Remington Steele - not only because of his looks but because he was "playing" detective.

Re: The Fallen Woman of Vil?gos (12:15pm April 16, 2012):

I have experienced deja vu before nothing big just the feeling that this has already happened.

Re: Lessons After Dark (10:46am April 6, 2012):

Love your Process - I believe that curses take time to work themselves out.

Re: Texas Pride (10:16am March 8, 2012):

Reading Romances has made me think about my relationships and how I can make them better.

Re: Sweet Enemy (10:48am March 6, 2012):

The banter for sure. Also random touches!

Re: Stud (2:08pm February 8, 2012):

No I have my own visions of how things look and they are not hollywood's. - That's OK though - you get to "see" it twice.

Re: Touch Me (1:53pm January 30, 2012):

I love the rakehell coupled with the good girl.

Re: Falling For The Fireman (2:28pm January 24, 2012):

The drama! Life and Death are right in front of them everyday.

Re: Scrumptious (6:58am January 16, 2012):

I came upon it in bits & pieces - like kids & air conditioning so my first job was at a computer camp! Great fun and led to full time work at a library. Thanks for asking.

Re: Sins Of The Highlander (8:48am January 12, 2012):

How much research do you do? Do you travel?

Re: Bride By Mistake (10:08am January 10, 2012):

I would arrange a marriage with a handsome rake.

Re: Hot Rain (10:43am January 4, 2012):

Never been on an "online" date. But have "met" several people online - can be a nice way to get to know someone.

Re: Sweet Reward (11:46am January 2, 2012):

This is why I like Jane Austen - and all of the adaptations! The characters are driven to be tortured and to torture in a myriad of ways.

Re: Wedded In Scandal (8:49am December 22, 2011):

Spider - time just goes away!!

Re: Dreaming Of The Wolf (10:34am December 8, 2011):

I'd love to sit down with a guy who cooks!

Re: The Earl's Mistaken Bride (9:53am November 30, 2011):

I love lemons! I love reading how to get around/out of them.

Re: The Return Of The Stranger (6:13pm November 20, 2011):

Thanks for the contest - love revenge as a theme.

Re: The Highlander's Heart (9:15am November 16, 2011):

I love your power! Internal demons that are revealed by a lady - repeatedly.

Re: Because Of You (10:41am November 14, 2011):

Thanks for the offer - Love the Q&A

Re: North of Need (8:09am November 6, 2011):

I love guys that move well and have a cute awkwardness when they talk about "personal stuff".

Re: The Virtuoso (9:54am November 2, 2011):

It must be fun to invent not only people but their lives! Sounds like a great read.

Re: Romancing The Countess (4:10pm October 28, 2011):

I always wanted to go to England - but I love going to the ocean with a little bit of touring thrown in - we love Williamsburg!

Re: Flawless (11:58am October 20, 2011):

They can't be redeemed - they have to want to redeem themselves and you have to accept what they are.

Re: The Rose Garden (10:54am October 12, 2011):

I love to read a book with secondary characters - gives alot more depth to the mains and you can relate more to the general story.

Re: Unleashed (8:52am October 10, 2011):

I'd love to explore the world's oceans - I'd be a whale. Then I could travel with family.

Re: The Goblin King (9:52am October 6, 2011):

I'm inspired by other people - doing everyday things - they give me ideas and encouragement.

Re: The Seduction of Sophie Seacrest (10:44am September 26, 2011):

Loved the Kiss!

Re: The Rake And The Recluse (8:02am September 18, 2011):

Would love to see your book - love the premise. It would be interesting to see the AUTHORS thoughts.

Re: The Dragon And The Pearl (11:16am September 14, 2011):

I love how you can change your personality just with clothes - power suit, preppy, frumpy - it all works!

Re: No Proper Lady (12:16pm September 12, 2011):

I love to go into other worlds - that's why I love to read!

Re: Red's Hot Cowboy (12:03pm August 24, 2011):

I love cowboys!

Re: Love Me Twice (10:34am August 18, 2011):

I dance well in my head but not in real life. Love the excerpt!

Re: Deadly Obsession (10:07am August 16, 2011):

liked the blurb - thanks for the contest - like alphas myself.

Re: The Landlord's Black-Eyed Daughter (9:20am August 10, 2011):

Love all the drama of your excerpt! Can't wait to read the book.

Re: The Doctor Takes A Princess (7:25am July 8, 2011):

I sang Beach Boy songs while cuddling- they de-stressed me because they are my dad's favorites and the baby calmed down - at least in part because I was too.

Re: Loved By A Warrior (10:18am July 6, 2011):

Thanks - I'm looking for a good read. And I love how people who are "cursed" deal.

Re: Demons Prefer Blondes (8:50am June 20, 2011):

Lifelong romance reader - I like the demon is a good guy theme. interesting. Thanks for the contest

Re: Virgin (10:24am June 16, 2011):

Love the interview - do you talk to/keep company with your characters while writing?

Re: Hard Bitten (6:45am June 14, 2011):

Just went to the library yesterday - They are still alive and kicking. Got a few books, dvds and a cd for my dad-Beach Boys are still his summer fun. Would like to try out the vampire genre.

Re: Money Shot (8:55am June 10, 2011):

Thanks - like the girl trying to cope/guy at home with himself duo.

Re: SEALed Forever (11:05am May 20, 2011):

I's love to read about an operation in NC! thanks.

Re: Wickedly Charming (8:29am May 16, 2011):

Sounds interesting - I like non-evil stepmother stories.

Re: Love Me (5:07pm September 24, 2010):

I am commenting?? I like your plot - sounds interesting.

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