Judith O'Brien





Judith O'Brien

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Writing romance novels has got to be the way to make a living in the world. What other career allows you to send the kids off to school, walk the dog, and vanish into the most fascinating of historical times and places, with the most glorious of men, to escape danger and find everlasting love for the rest of the day?

Like most writers, I knew early on that I wanted to be a writer. Well, almost. Actually, writing was the third choice on my short list of career possibilities, right after Fairy Princess and Prima Ballerina. The first two didn't work out. So after college I moved to New York, where I worked for Seventeen Magazine. Not only had I never really been to New York before, but I believe I was the only editorial assistant in the magazin...more


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“She shook her head, and he just-stared at her. She could feel his gaze, although she looked straight ahead and pretended that she didn't notice he was watching her.”
Judith O'Brien, Timeless Love

“Tell me," he said, smiling, "Would you really have danced with the duke?" She relaxed, the danger past. "Yes. But he was my second choice. You, sir, didn't seem to have much interest in me." "Ah. There you are very wrong." His smile faltered, and then he began to lean forward, as if he would kiss her again. But the door opened, and a loud group of young men pushed into the courtyard, filling the garden with glimmering light and sound as they laughed amongst themselves.”
Judith O'Brien, Timeless Love

“As she was being pulled away, she caught one last glimpse of Barnaby. As if he sensed her location, he looked up and their eyes met briefly. A smile flickered there in his expression, then he turned back to his conversation. Whatever he said caused the cluster to laugh riotously, one gentleman slapped him on the back.”
Judith O'Brien, Timeless Love

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