I’m happy and proud to announce that my story, The Sheriff’s Little Matchmaker, is a finalist in the Unpublished Maggies!!
Here’s the blurb:
Remy Fontenot doesn’t regret leaving the excitement of New Orleans to return to his hometown, or his life as the sheriff in sleepy Bayou Fortier, and he certainly doesn’t regret his daughter, Evie. But he does regret having chosen a wife who didn’t want to be a mother, and he does worry about being a single dad in his profession. So now that he’s divorced, Remy sets out to woo the perfect mother…Evie’s teacher and favorite person in the whole world.
Sasha Honeycutt has already been the wife of a small town policeman, and she knows it can involve sacrifice and heartbreak. Despite longing for a family, she’s not signing up for that again. And, as much as she loves little Evie Fontenot, she’s not signing a marriage license just to give Remy peace of mind.
Except there’s that scorching kiss Remy and Sasha can’t forget. And, against her better judgment, Sasha is falling for the insufferably charming sheriff. And Remy is rethinking his dogged pursuit of commitment over passion. He wants more than a mother—he wants a wife. Can he convince the gun-shy Sasha to take a chance on another lawman?
The Baton has been passed to me for the Baton Blog Hop from Claire Gem and here’s a little bit about her:
Claire Gem writes contemporary romance and women’s fiction. She’s an avid fan of spunky heroines and a good ghost story (not necessarily together or in that order). Her favorite authors include Robyn Carr, Kristan Higgins, Susanna Kearsley.
Phantom Traces (coming soon from Soul Mate Publishing)features dual-time love stories, and deals with the May:September romance, the ravages of Alzheimer’s, and one hell of a scary ghost.
Claire has several other novels in progress, including Electricity, another ghost enhanced love story set in the defunct psychiatric hospital in Central Massachusetts (the site on which she now works).
Claire’s idea of a great love story is one that transports you to another place and introduces you to new people so real, you miss them when you read The End.
Find me at www.clairegem.com, on Twitter @gemwriter, and on FB at Claire Gem, Author.
Now it’s my turn to answer a few questions about my writing: