Lorraine Heath


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Also writes Young Adult under Rachel Hawthorne, Jade Parker, and with her son as J.A. London)


Lorraine Heath has always had a soft spot for emotional love stories. No doubt because growing up, watching movies with her mom, she was taught that the best movies "won't half make you cry."

She is the daughter of a British beauty (her mom won second place in a beauty contest sponsored by Max Factor® during which she received a kiss from Caesar Romero, (the Joker on the original Batman TV series) and a Texan who was stationed at Bovingdon while serving in the air force. Lorraine was born in Watford, Hertfordshire, England, but soon after moved to Texas. Her "dual" nationality has given her a love for all things British and Texan, and she enjoys weav
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The Guy at the Next Desk Over

For many years, I worked for the IRS. I began as a tax examiner, responding to correspondence from taxpayers who were dealing with erroneous refunds, expected refunds not received, name changes, penalties—any sort of problem you can imagine that arises when people are dealing with a government bureaucracy.
 
I was new to the unit and so was an older gentleman—I’ll call him Bob. He was struggling... Read more of this blog post »
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“Life is a journey, Frannie darling," Feagan had once told me. "Choose well those with whom you travel."
As always, I've followed Feagan's counsel.”
Lorraine Heath, Surrender to the Devil

“He took the hand that wasn’t holding the bou­quet of wildflowers and stared at it, holding it so tightly that she thought he might crack her bones. Then his hold gentled. He slipped a gold ring onto her finger and lifted his gaze to hers.

“I’m not a brave man; I’ll never be a hero, but I love you more than life itself, and I will until the day I die. With you by my side, I’m a better man than I’ve ever been alone. I’m scared to death that I’ll let you down, but I won’t run this time. I’ll stand firm and face the challenge and work hard to see that you never have any regrets. You told me once that you wanted to share a corner of my dream. Without you, Amelia, I have no dream. With you, I have everything I could ever dream of wanting.”

Tears burned her eyes as he glanced back at the preacher. “I’m done.”

-Houston to Amelia as his wedding vow.”
Lorraine Heath, Texas Destiny

“You don't care what people think," he said.

She couldn't tell from the way he emphasized the words if he was asking a question or making an observation. Still, she felt obliged to answer.
"Of course I care. To a certain extent we all care, but we can't care to the point that we live in fear of others' opinion, that we allow them to change who we are. We must be willing to stand up and defend what represents the very core of our being. Otherwise what is the purpose of individuality? We'd be nothing but imitations of each other, and I daresay we'd all be rather boring.”
Lorraine Heath, In Bed with the Devil

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The 2nd annual Nothing but Reading Challenges' Best 'DRESS'ed Cover Poll. (2012 edition.)

Help us pick out the best DRESSed cover of 2012. If you don't see one of your favorites please feel free to add it. Just make sure you add it to the right dress category and that the cover came out in 2012. We have six categories:

- Red Click here to get to the Poll.
- White Click here to get to the Poll.
- Blue Click here to get to the Poll.
- Purple/Pink Click here to get to the Poll.
- Black/Miscellaneous Click here to get to the Poll.
- Yellow/Gold/Orange Click here to get to the Poll.

Each category has it's own poll and we'll pick the top 3 from each to go in a finally poll to determine which cover had the most beautiful dress. Enjoy!

First color up is Red:

 
  53 votes, 39.3%

 
  22 votes, 16.3%

 
  11 votes, 8.1%

 
  11 votes, 8.1%

 
  7 votes, 5.2%

 
  5 votes, 3.7%

 
  5 votes, 3.7%

 
  4 votes, 3.0%

 
  4 votes, 3.0%

 
  3 votes, 2.2%

 
  2 votes, 1.5%

 
  1 vote, 0.7%

 
  1 vote, 0.7%

 
  1 vote, 0.7%

Ripe for Seduction by Isobel Carr (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.7%

Bequiling the Beauty (write-in)
 
  1 vote, 0.7%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

 
  0 votes, 0.0%

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