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History and Inspiration for Runaway Romance
Author Guest / November 24, 2017

I’ve dreamed of one of my books becoming a movie, but I never really thought it would happen. Now RUNAWAY ROMANCE is available (in ebook and print) and coming to UP TV on January 7. Looking back, my journey still amazes me. Rewind to early 2011. I had a finished manuscript, an old west romance titled Outlaw Angel, that my agent was shopping. I’d written and published three books with Summerside Press, all part of their Love Finds You series. My agent had presented that book as another Love Finds You, but it was turned down as the location of Sundance, Wyoming, had already been assigned to another well-known author. My editor with Summerside contacted me in January or February of that year, saying they were in desperate need of a book set in Sundance for their Love Finds You line, and asked if I had sold mine yet. I said no—my agent was shopping it as a three-book series. Long story short, their author was unable to fulfill the contract. They offered me the contract, but at a lower rate than we wanted to accept. Finally, I reluctantly decided to move forward and give up my dream of it…