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Sylvia McDaniel

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May 29

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USA Today bestselling author Sylvia McDaniel has published more than forty western historical romance, contemporary romance and even a few sci-fi novels. 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, Lipstick and Lead, a western historical series and several short contemporary romances.

Former 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 she was a Golden Network Finalist.

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Sylvia McDaniel I love creating worlds where I show the power of love. While I write I have a movie playing in my head. I'm the director, the actors, and the script w…moreI love creating worlds where I show the power of love. While I write I have a movie playing in my head. I'm the director, the actors, and the script writer. It's my show and I love coming up with the scenes and putting my characters through trying times. Action, adventure, comedy and romance, my favorite genres and I put a little of these genres in my stories. (less)
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I'm so sorry for just now logging in and seeing this. Last year we moved and my life sort of fell apart for awhile. I changed the name from Deliverance as all I could hear were banjos playing in the background to Defiant. It will be out in May of 2019. Yes, I'm a year late, but the book is plotted and I'm working on it now.(less)
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I love Football! Shame on you, you were thinking I was going to confess something dirty.  Believe me Fifty Shades of Gray is not my life. But back to football.


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“She wanted to believe him so much, but fear held her in its grasp more firmly than ever before. And if she made the wrong decision, she would have to live with the result for the rest of her life. That could be a long time and she’d already made one wrong choice regarding marriage and love. What if she made another? She sat there remembering the way he’d been good to her children, the way he’d made love to her that first time, soothing her fears. She remembered how he’d finally begun to teach her the shipping business, the impromptu baseball game with Philip, the picnic in her office, the trip to his family home, and all the little things that made her laugh. From the very first he’d been kind to her, while lying repeatedly regarding the business. The business seemed to be his Achilles’ heel and he’d just given it to her.”
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Serena Great to connect with you on GR!


Sylvia McDaniel Hi Tammy,
I'm so glad you enjoyed the Burnett Brides, they're one of my favorites. Someday I'm going to write the children's stories. Thanks for contacting me and letting me know.

Sylvia


Tammy wrote: "Hi Sylvia,
Thanks for accepting my friend request here on Goodreads. I really enjoyed reading the Burnett Brides series. I am looking forward to reading other books you have wrote.

Thanks Tammy"



Tammy   Farrar Hi Sylvia,
Thanks for accepting my friend request here on Goodreads. I really enjoyed reading the Burnett Brides series. I am looking forward to reading other books you have wrote.

Thanks Tammy


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Tom Blubaugh Hi Sylvia,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


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