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Sylvia McDaniel

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in San Angelo, The United States
May 29



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Sylvia McDaniel is a best-selling, award-winning author of historical and contemporary romances. Known for her sweet, funny, family-oriented romances, Sylvia is the author of The Burnett Brides a historical western series, The Cuvier Widows, a Louisiana historical series, and several short contemporary romances.

President of the Dallas Area Romance Authors, a member of the Romance Writers of America®, and a member of Novelists Inc, her novel, A Hero’s Heart was a 1996 Golden Heart Finalist. Several other books have placed or won in the San Antonio Romance Authors Contest, LERA Contest, and was a Golden Network Finalist.

Married for nearly twenty years to her best friend, they have two dachshunds that are beyond spoiled. She loves gardening,...more

author1 I like exploring what if’s, especially in regards to existing relationships. Many couples can survive a trauma initially but most will fall apart afterwards. Few pairs can work through the aftermath, and come out of it with stronger bond. In The Lawman of Silver Creek, I wanted to give my readers a glimpse into the lives of a couple who deeply love each other but following a traumatic event, t...

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Average rating: 3.66 · 2,181 ratings · 255 reviews · 24 distinct works · Similar authors
The Rancher Takes A Bride (...
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The Wanted Bride
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3.45 of 5 stars 3.45 avg rating — 201 ratings — published 2002 — 5 editions
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The Outlaw Takes a Wife (Th...
3.94 of 5 stars 3.94 avg rating — 187 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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My Sister's Boyfriend (The ...
3.35 of 5 stars 3.35 avg rating — 119 ratings — published 2012 — 3 editions
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4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 125 ratings — published 2001 — 3 editions
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A Scarlet Bride
3.4 of 5 stars 3.40 avg rating — 147 ratings — published 2000 — 4 editions
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A Hero's Heart
3.74 of 5 stars 3.74 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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The Rancher Takes a Bride
3.47 of 5 stars 3.47 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 2012 — 2 editions
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The Christmas Bride
4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 31 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Tom Blubaugh Hi Sylvia,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.



Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend

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