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Fresh Pick | THE IRISH WARRIOR by Kris Kennedy
Fresh Pick / December 5, 2010

June 2010 On Sale: June 1, 2010 Featuring: Senna de Valery; Finian O’Melaghlin; Lord Rardove 352 pages ISBN: 1420106538 EAN: 9781420106534 Paperback $6.99 Add to Wish List Romance Historical Buy at The Irish Warrior by Kris Kennedy Nothing can stop him… Inhibited, accountant-minded Senna de Valery comes to Ireland to finalize a deal that will save her faltering wool business. What she gets instead is a cunning English lord with dangerous ulterior motives. Forced to rely on her wits, not her ledgers, Senna frees an Irish warrior chained in the prisons, and together they flee across the war-torn land of medieval Ireland. But Finian O’Melaghlin is more than a charming, roguish warrior. He is councilor to his king, on a grave mission to recover military secrets, and has a dangerous agenda of his own. Neither is prepared for the powerful forces arrayed against them. Neither can resist the fiery passion igniting between them. They cannot imagine the sacrifices they will face, nor the choices they will be forced to make. King and outlaws, weapons and war: Can love indeed triumph over all? An incredibly enthralling, delicious, and salacious medieval romance! Excerpt They floated off, the old man watching them,…

Sherri Browning Erwin | Childhood Favorite Things
Guests / December 5, 2010

Ah, the holidays! Chestnuts roasting, stockings hung by the chimney, city sidewalks dressed in style, people laughing, mulled cider spices warming the blood… Yes, blood. I have to think of the vampires. They enjoy the holidays, too. One of my favorite things about this time of year is snuggling by the fire with a good book. What does an author of vampire stories read during the holidays, you ask? Some childhood favorites: 1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas by Dr. Seuss. Sometimes shopping makes me feel like a Grinch, but the Whos down in Whoville always bring out the best in me. My heart grows three sizes with every read. Bring on the roast beast! 2. The Little Princess by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Like lead character Sara Crewe, I’ve always been a princess in my own mind. The magic of Sara’s imagination in keeping the hard times from getting to her always reminds me, in a way, of the magic of Christmas. And of course, she has her own sort of Christmas miracle at the end. Did you know that The Little Princess was originally based on Charlotte Bronte’s abandoned manuscript Emma, about an heiress being abandoned penniless at a…