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Amanda McCabe

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aka Laurel McKee (Amanda Carmack)

Amanda wrote her first romance at the age of sixteen--a vast historical epic starring all her friends as the characters, written secretly during algebra class (and her parents wondered why math was not her strongest subject...)

She's never since used algebra, but her books have been nominated for many awards, including the RITA Award, the Romantic Times BOOKReviews Reviewers' Choice Award, the Booksellers Best, the National Readers Choice Award, and the Holt Medallion. She lives in Oklahoma with a menagerie of two cats, a Pug, and a very bossy miniature Poodle, along with far too many books.

When not writing or reading, she loves taking dance classes, collecting cheesy travel souvenirs, and watching the Food N
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One last giveaway for this week! Today I have two copies of one of my out-of-print titles from 2005, Lady Midnight. I loved writing this one--it was very influenced by all the Gothic novels I gobbled up when I was a kid. (and watch for it in e-book later this year!)

This one was an RT Reviewer’s Choice Award nominee (Best Historical Mystery/Gothic) and a Bookseller’s Best Award finalist/winner,... Read more of this blog post »
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The Shy Duchess
3.54 of 5 stars 3.54 avg rating — 357 ratings — published 2011 — 8 editions
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The Winter Queen (Tudor Que...
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To Catch a Rogue
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The Runaway Countess
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 58 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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To Deceive a Duke
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The Taming of the Rogue
3.17 of 5 stars 3.17 avg rating — 54 ratings — published 2012 — 8 editions
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To Kiss a Count
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Running from Scandal
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“You will have your duty in the bedchamber. Now, Emily, I warn you it will not be pleasant. It will hurt, and be rather messy. You must lie back and do as your husband tells you, and it will soon be over.”

“Mama!” Emily groaned. “I don‟t really need to know—”

“No, Emily, let me finish. There are ways to make it easier. I used to close my eyes and plan a party.”
Amanda McCabe, The Shy Duchess
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“Surely he had never fainted in his life! He glowed with robust good health and vibrant energy, as if he could conquer all the world and still have strength for a dance and to rescue a maiden or two.”
Amanda McCabe, The Shy Duchess
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“Maybe it was this place, this strange, ramshackle, warm-hearted place, that had given his wife that air of laughing, welcoming life. Because here she bloomed. With him she had faded and he had faded with her. Yet here she was, his Jane again.
His hope. And he had never, ever wanted to hope again.”
Amanda McCabe, The Runaway Countess




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