My editor suggested that it might be time for me to write another duet – which made me very happy as I loved writing my last one (A Groom Worth Waiting For & His Very Convenient Bride). With my first duet, the second book started at the same moment the first one finished, so they ran into each other. This time, I decided I wanted to take that one step further and have both books happen at exactly the same time!
Because of this structure, I planned both books carefully before I even started writing the first one, to make sure I knew which scenes would appear in both books, and when the hero and heroine from the second book would make cameo appearances in the first one, and vice versa. It got a little tricky in parts, and the planning involved a lot of post it notes, but I’m really pleased with how the duet turned out!
What has been the most memorable/fun wedding you’ve attended?
I’ve been lucky enough to attend a lot of wonderful weddings of friends and family over the years – too many to pick a favourite! But my cousin’s wedding that was held in the fantastic Welsh-Italianate village of Portmeirion was certainly very special indeed. (Also, we got to sneak out for ice cream while the photos were being taken…)
What books do you love to read? Do you have a favourite author?
I love reading all kinds of stories, although anything with a romance in always wins me over most! I’m re-reading some of my favourite novels at the moment – M M Kaye’s historical epics, The Far Pavilions and Shadow of the Moon. I also adore anything by Jenny Crusie – and, of course, all the other fantastic books in the Harlequin Romance line! I’m so fortunate to be published in the same line as such a talented bunch of authors.
Can you tell us what you’re working on now?
I’ve actually just started writing my next women’s fiction novel for HQ Digital – tentatively titled ‘The Wedding On Mistletoe Island,’ which should hopefully be out in e-book form this autumn. I’m really excited to be writing this one – it’s been buzzing around in the back of my mind for quite some time, and it’s lovely to be getting it all down on paper at last.
Proposal For The Wedding Planner
From one proposal…to another!
Laurel Sommers’s world crumbled when she discovered her
father’s other family.
Now she’s been roped into organizing her famous half
Plus, Laurel’s ex-fiancé is invited. So when the groom’s
gorgeous brother proposes he play her convenient boyfriend,
Stuntman Dan Black’s relationships are like the roles he steps
But it’s soon clear his and Laurel’s chemistry is here to stay, and
Dan starts considering a more permanent proposal…