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Beth Trissel

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Married to my high school sweetheart, I live on a farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia surrounded by my children, grandbabies, and assorted animals. An avid gardener, my love of herbs and heirloom plants figures into my work. The rich history of Virginia, the Native Americans and the people who journeyed here from far beyond her borders are at the heart of my inspiration. In addition to American settings, I also write historical and time travel romances set in the British Isles, and nonfiction about gardening, herbal lore, and country life.

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Description: Fated lovers have a rare chance to reclaim the love cruelly denied them in the past, but can they grasp this brief window in time before it’s too late? Two hundred years ago Captain Cole Wentworth, the master of an elegant Virginian home, was murdered in his chamber where his portrait still hangs. Presently the estate is a family owned museum run by Will Wentworth, a man so uncannily identical to his ancestor that spirit-sensitive tour guide Julia Morrow has trouble recognizing Cole and Will as separate. As Julia begins to remember the events of Cole’s death, she must convince Will that history is repeating, and this time he has the starring role in the tragedy. The blade is about to fall.
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Beth The more the merrier. All for one and one for all.

Kris wrote: "Thanks for friending this mystery & paranormal author, Beth. Always great to connect with another author!


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Beth Thanks! Yes, it is.

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Kris Neri Thanks for friending this mystery & paranormal author, Beth. Always great to connect with another author!


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Beth Thanks back at you.

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Beth Peg wrote: "Thanks for reaching out in friendship, Beth."

Thanks so much, Peg. :)

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Peg Brantley Thanks for reaching out in friendship, Beth.

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Beth Thanks Cheryl. I need to do more over here too.

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Cheryl Pierson Hi Beth!
Thanks for "friending me." I have not gotten to come here and really update and do what I need to do, but one day soon! Good to see you here.

message 10: by Saleh

Saleh Hi.What We Talk About When We Talk About Love?PLZ Answer The Qustion In My Profile.

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Roger Cottrell Hi Beth,
Thanks for the friendship on Goodreads

message 8: by C.J.

C.J. Nice to meet you Beth.

Congratulations on your book. I hope it is doing well. I just released a book this October. I just appeared on TV for the first time and I'm glad it's over.

I look forward to getting to know you.


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Terra Thanks for the add Beth!

message 6: by Liz

Liz Hello, Beth,

Thanks for the offer to add as a friend. I accept! Sorry to be so long in replying, but I've been in the wilds of Central Washington State for a week without real internet access.

You are a busy lady! Congrats on your forthcoming publication.

I like your reviews. They're breezy, interesting and well written. Fun to read.

All best,

Liz Adair
Author of
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message 5: by Linda

Linda Banche Hi Beth,

Thanks for accepting my friend invitation.

Good Luck Beth, with your book Somewhere My Love.

message 3: by Kelly

Kelly Moran I meant BETH, not Linda darnit. That's what I get when holding twins and typing. See note below, BETH!!!

message 2: by Beth

Beth Thanks Linda. You are a shining light among fantasy/romance writers.

message 1: by Linda

Linda Beth is a wonderful writer. Her characters have depth and substance and her language is lyrical and enchanting.

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