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Susan Stephens| Happy New Year
Romance / January 18, 2008

Happy New Year, everyone! It’s great to be here so I can wish you all the very best for 2008. I’m thrilled to announce the release of 3 books in January and February.The first, Laying Down the Law, is particularly dear to my heart, because it tells the story of a young trainee barrister and her bad-boy American Italian pupil master, Lorenzo Domenico. I can’t deny this UK Modern Heat release was inspired by my daughter training to be a lawyer- but she now complains she never got to meet anyone remotely like Lorenzo! Bought: One Island, One Bride, is a Harlequin Presents release in February, and was inspired by my meeting a passionate environmentalist while I was holidaying in the Greek islands. It was impossible not to be inspired by the romantic promise of such a fabulous setting, and by the passion of Jamie, the young man who opened our eyes to the vulnerable eco-systems surrounding us. (I only hope Jamie hasn’t minded my changing him into my heroine, Ellie Mendoras!) My third book, The Tycoon’s Virgin Is a Harlequin Presents 2nd cycle release in February, which means it will be shelved near the Desire titles, and a little…