When Mary Williams in New Jersey called her sister, Dixie Browning, and suggested that she write a historical romance, Dixie was reluctant; using the excuse of a limited attention span and a distaste for lengthy research. It quickly became evident that Dixie's shortcomings were Mary's strengths. Thus a perfect right brain/left brain team was formed. Bronwyn Williams' first Harlequin Historical novel, WHITE WITCH, was published in 1988 while Mary was still living in Cape May with her Coast Guard husband, she sent Dixie a photograph of the banner she had strung across the front of her entire house proclaiming, "We're Published!"
Some 18 historical novels later, the process continues to vary. Ideas come from both, rough plots are mapped out by Mary, torn apart by Dixie, and reassembled by both. The actual writing is done by Dixie, the research and no-holds-barred editing by Mary, and the final critique by their sister, Sara Shoemaker. Invariably, by the time Dixie types The End to one story, Mary has another proposal all ready for review.
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Deep in the Carolina hills, widow Eleanor Miller saw no escape from her grasping in-laws. Until Providence sent her Jed Blackstone. The half-breed drifter who lived on luck seemed an unlikely savior yet he alone could set Eleanor's passions free...! Having survived a hellish assault, Jed Blackst...
Delilah Jackson Was Beautiful, Brazen -- And Bossy As All Get-Out! Eli Chandler didn't need a redheaded wildcat to complicate his life. What with a fiancee gone missing and a wily gambler on the loose, the ranch manager had enough on his plate. So why did he hunger after the boss's daughter, wi...
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St. Bride Needed a Wife But the latest candidate was much too pretty to live amid a bunch of sailors on his desolate island. Ever since he'd first set eyes on fragile beauty Dora Sutton, something had gone wrong with his careful plan. The women he'd found for his men weren't working out, his books ...
Bestselling authors Susan Mallery, Bronwyn, and Carolyn Davidson bring you three brand-new stories about Montana's most popular family -- the Kincaids, men and women who carved out lives in Big Sky Country and found true love in Whitehorn, Montana. Legendary rancher Caleb Kincaid discovers love i...
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Half-Breed Loner Jonah Longshadow had never walked an easy road. Now the hands of destiny had yanked him from a white man's prison and set him down on a hardscrabble farm, paired with a woman whose quiet courage and gentle kindness filled him with dreams that a man like him had no business dream...
Confirmed Bachelor Matthew Powers Was In Need Of A Nursemaid! His aunt Bess assured him that she could find a suitable woman, one who would tend the orphaned infant under his care in exchange for a paper marriage. All Matthew had to do was marry by proxy and wait for his bride to arrive .... ...
STILL WATERS RUN DEEP ON THE CAROLINA COAST... Kathleen O'Sullivan had inherited her mother's pride and her father's grit; her younger sister, Tara, possessed their grandmother's gift of second sight. It wasn't enough to put food on the table in famine-struck Ireland, so Kathleen and her sister ...
ENDANGERED Fleeing a tragic past, Ana Gilbretta's last hope is isolated Hatteras Island. Here, amid the shimmering beaches and sparkling waters of the North Carolina coast, she hopes to find refuge-and peace. But in her need to escape, she had assumed the identity of another woman who bore a str...
Spoiled city women don't last long on the island. Lighthouse Keeper Waite McKenna can tick off the instances on the fingers of his strong, work-hardened hands: his mother who abandoned him, his resentful wife who died giving birth to their son, and the last two schoolteachers, neither of whom laste...
No Greater Love... Here, in this very special collection, are four exquisite tales by today's most beloved and talented writers of romantic fiction. Shimmering with emotion, brushed with scandal, and touched with insights into the human heart, these wonderful stories of loss and renewal show us tha...
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ATTRACTED Everyone in her North Carolina town knew MacRorah Douglas as a rebellious young girl who was always getting herself into scrapes. Unlike her friends, who hoped for proper husbands, MacRorah wanted freedom. Vowing never to be misled by love or trapped into marriage, she impulsively decide...
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Flame-haired Annie O'Neal was going to a home she had never known - the Outer Banks of Carolina - where her father had gone after sending her to a boarding school to become a proper young lady. But when Annie arrived, she was faced with a harsh way of life she could not imagine, and for which she w...
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Desperate circumstances called for desperate actions. Hannah Ballinger, widowed and alone, knew she had to escape the lecherous advances of her brother-in-law, a man who would take away her unborn child. And she saw only one way out... PEN WARFIELD Hardened by heartache, Penn ruled the U.S. L...
When Sara Jones knocked a Yankee soldier unconscious in her own kitchen one December night, she couldn't believe her eyes. Her dead husband had returned. Yet, was this kind, loving man the same coldhearted spouse Sara remembered... or was he truly a Christmas miracle...
What Had He Been Thinking Of? The whole scheme had sounded so simple when the Reverend Dunwoody had suggested it. Kathleen Stevens needed a home and protection, and Rogan needed someone to keep an eye on his wayward stepmother while he was at sea. Their marriage had seemed the perfect solution. ...
Gideon McNair Was The Devil's Own Angel True, Prudence and her brother had mistaken Captain McNair for a pirate, but that didn't give him the right to drag them off to his whaling camp and force them into slave labor. If the insufferable Gideon thought Prudence would ever apologize for holding h...
Shunned Laura Gray was torn from her home and family by the nightmare of an Indian uprising. Lost and alone, the fragile beauty bore her neighbors' contempt--and a murderer's child. Desperate to find a refuge for herself and for the son she had come to love, she fled to the wilderness. Yet e...
Another Man's Woman . . . Cabel Rawson didn't have to resort to paying a woman for her favors. So when he saw the delicate dockside beauty unsuccessfully plying her trade, he hated himself for the desire she aroused in him. Maggie McNair had run from a past that had nearly destroyed her. And ...
Mark of the white brant Kinnahauk gazed down at the scrawny, half-drowned woman. This was the virgin mate promised him by the Great Spirit? Yet the firemark on her brow matched the one on his own gleaming chest. Bridget Abbott gazed fearfully at the magnificent half-naked savage standing befo...