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Where I'll be ...

I'll be signing books at the RWA National Convention in Anaheim, California in July.  Hope to see you there.

 

 

Cool and wonderful honors for Black Hawk.

Black Hawk is a Finalist in the 2012 RWA RITA contest.  I am so proud.

Black Hawk is one of the ten Best Romance Books of 2011 at Library Journal.

All About Romance, the largest and oldest of all Reader sites on the web, gave Black Hawk two splendid accolades. (And a fine review.  They called it one of their 'Desert Island Keepers'.  Oh my.)

Black Hawk is listed as the AAR 'Reviewers Choice' for 2011, which is a great and singular honor.

And the annual AAR Readers Poll, where the readers pick their favorite books -- I am touched beyond words and, y'know, gobsmacked --to say Black Hawk won Best Romance Book of the Year.

Also -- this is so wonderful -- Black Hawk, is a Romantic Times Top Pick for November.  RT’s Kathe Robin awarded Black Hawk the K.I.S.S. (Knight in Shining Steel) award. 

In other good news,

The Spymaster's Lady is out in German.  I am so delighted.  Just hugging myself.  See it as Die Geliebte des Meisterspions at Amazon.de.  It has a most beautiful cover. 

Der britische Meisterspion Robert Grey reist nach Frankreich, um die berüchtigte Spionin Annique Villiers aufzuspüren. Durch einen Zufall landen beide in derselben Gefängniszelle und müssen zusammenarbeiten, um sich zu befreien. Robert glaubt, dass Annique wertvolle Informationen über Napoleons geplanten Angriff auf England besitzt. Er will sie deshalb nach London bringen. Doch Annique gelingt es ein ums andere Mal, sich ihm zu entziehen. Und Robert muss schon bald feststellen, dass die schöne Französin tiefere Gefühle in ihm weckt.

 

 

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Black Hawk

    The Black Hawk

                           (an excerpt)

His chin was shadowed with a need to shave. She had known a boy three years ago. She did not really know this young man.

I do not know how to ask. Everything I can say is ugly. I do not want this to be ugly.

She gave her attention to pouring hot water onto the tea leaves. Rain drummed on the roof. Since they were not talking, since they were not looking at each other, it seemed very loud. He said, “As soon as you drink that, you should leave. It’s getting worse out there.”

I must do this now, before I lose my courage. “I am hoping to spend the night.”  She chose words carefully, to clarify matters beyond any possibility of misunderstanding. “It is my wish to spend the night with you, in your bed.”
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Hawker was silent. He would be this self- possessed if tribesmen of the Afghan plains burst through the door and attacked him with scimitars. The refusal to be ruffled was one of his least endearing traits.

Time stretched, very empty of comment, while she swirled the teapot gently and he was inscrutable.  Finally, he took the oil lamp from the end of the mantel and busied himself adjusting the wick, lighting it with a paper spill from the fire. “The hell you say.”

 

Publishers Weekly says:

Bourne mixes heart-pounding mystery and romance in her spellbinding fourth Spymaster historical romantic thriller (after 2010’s The Forbidden Rose). From childhood, Adrian Hawker spied on France for England while Justine DeCabrillac gathered intelligence for the Police Sècrete. They were teens when they met in Paris in 1794, and as they grew up, their paths crossed often in a changing world. Sometimes they were on the same side, and sometimes they were opposed, but it was inevitable that they fall bittersweetly in love, knowing that any minute duty could take precedence over passion. Their tempestuous love affair unfolds in flashbacks, alternating with scenes from 1818 London, where somebody tries to kill Justine and frame Hawker, now head of the British Intelligence Service with as many enemies in England as in France. Just the right amount of intrigue makes this vivid romance a gripping page-turner.

 


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