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LOOK FOR SHAWNEE LORD COMING THIS FALL

I have finally finished a rough draft of the fourth book in the American Lords series, which I hope to put on sale by summer's end. It has been a struggle to write without Jim's help. He did so much-brainstorming, editing, research and has always been my fightmaster and weapons expert. Whenever I would need a witty come-back for a hero or heroine, I would describe the dialogue up to that point, setting the scene for him. Usually within an hour or two, my English professor would come back with a real zinger. Now I'm flying solo, but I feel that he's still giving me inspiration to work on Fox and Catherine's story, which he always wanted me to write ever since he first came up with a basic plot outline for its prequel, YANKEE EARL.

Most readers love critters in their stories and SHAWNEE LORD has quite a few, starting with the heroine's large orange tom cat. Tangerine is modeled after our first cat of the same name, a bright orange fellow who turned a dog man into a cat man. Tangie and Jim (much like the cat in the book with Fox) bonded for life. Rachel's two mastiffs, who caused Jason Beaumont such consternation in YANKEE EARL, make an appearance. So does the King Charles spaniel from WANTON ANGEL and an offspring of the big rat terrier from WICKED ANGEL. All accompany their human protagonists and all three dogs come up against the formidable tom cat for some light moments in the story. Fox calls the fiery heroine "Cat with the cat."

Please check out the Upcoming page for the opening scene where they first meet. If you have missed any of Jim's humorous newsletters about the crazy goings on in the Henke household over the past many years, please look through the long library of offerings on the Newsletter page. I am also including a recipe for an easy summertime treat that I call my "cheat" potato salad, listed on the Recipe page.

Happy reading in the summer sunshine,

 

Happy reading,

 



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