Sylvia McDaniel

Wendy L...
668 books | 1,015 friends

Chris
1,639 books | 423 friends

Zoey De...
375 books | 1,329 friends

Kami Do...
6,841 books | 2,937 friends

Aubrey Law
101 books | 915 friends

Anna Al...
0 books | 278 friends

Hart's ...
738 books | 441 friends

Cynthia
13,507 books | 554 friends

More friends…

Sylvia McDaniel

Goodreads Author


Born
in San Angelo, The United States
May 29

Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
April 2010


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.

Married
...more

To ask Sylvia McDaniel questions, please sign up.

Popular Answered Questions

Sylvia McDaniel Hi Lidy,
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…more
Hi Lidy,
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)
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…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)
Average rating: 4.01 · 10,533 ratings · 1,363 reviews · 79 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Rancher Takes A Bride (...

3.73 avg rating — 2,474 ratings — published 2000 — 8 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Wronged  (Cuvier Women #1)

3.55 avg rating — 826 ratings — published 2002 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Cupid Stupid (Return To Cup...

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 528 ratings — published 2017 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Desperate (Lipstick and Lea...

4.14 avg rating — 264 ratings — published 2014 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Outlaw Takes a Wife (Th...

4.01 avg rating — 406 ratings — published 2000 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Quinlan's Quest: A Lipstick...

4.59 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2019
Rate this book
Clear rating
A Hero's Heart

3.74 avg rating — 252 ratings — published 1998 — 6 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
The Wanted Bride

3.65 avg rating — 420 ratings — published 2013 — 7 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Deadly (Lipstick and Lead, #2)

4.29 avg rating — 171 ratings — published 2014 — 5 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
Katie: Bride of Virginia (A...

4.15 avg rating — 168 ratings — published 2015 — 4 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating
More books by Sylvia McDaniel…

A Confession

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.


I could spend Football Imageall day Saturday and Sunday watching football.  I would love to go to high school football games and watch the young players, the cheerleaders and the drill teams, but I don’t.  Most weekends are spent either doing mundane chores around t...football.


I

Read more of this blog post »
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share twitter circle
Published on August 11, 2016 22:12
The Rancher Takes A Bride The Outlaw Takes a Wife The Marshal Takes A Wife The Christmas Bride
(4 books)
by
3.84 avg rating — 3,433 ratings

Cupid Stupid Cupid Scores Cupid's Dance Cupid Help Me! Cupid Cures Cupid's Heart
(6 books)
by
4.07 avg rating — 1,482 ratings

Desperate Deadly Dangerous Daring Determined Deceived Defiant
(9 books)
by
4.32 avg rating — 1,281 ratings

Wronged Betrayed Starlight Surrender
(3 books)
by
3.64 avg rating — 1,037 ratings

Abigail Faith Bella
(3 books)
by
4.18 avg rating — 381 ratings

More series by Sylvia McDaniel…

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Sylvia’s Recent Updates

Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was amazing
The Eager Bride by Everly West
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was amazing
Become a Successful Indie Author by Craig Martelle
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel answered Lidy's question: Sylvia McDaniel
Hi Lidy,
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 i... See Full Answer
575477
Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was amazing
Wild Western Women Mistletoe, Montana by Caroline Clemmons
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was ok
Ride Me Dirty by Parker Grey
Ride Me Dirty
by Parker Grey (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel finished reading
Ride Me Dirty by Parker Grey
Ride Me Dirty
by Parker Grey (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel is now following
6446003
Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was ok
Death Becomes Her by Michael Anderle
Rate this book
Clear rating
Sylvia McDaniel rated a book it was amazing
Mastering Amazon Ads by Brian D. Meeks
Rate this book
Clear rating
More of Sylvia's books…
“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.”
Sylvia McDaniel, Wronged

“She knows that the two of us go together like boric acid and sugar. Sweet and deadly.”
Sylvia McDaniel, The Rancher Takes A Bride

“But sometimes dreams change,”
Sylvia McDaniel, The Rancher Takes A Bride

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Shut Up & Read: 12 Days of Christmas Challenge - December 87 210 Dec 31, 2012 05:16PM  
Cover to Cover Ch...: Jen2013 13 49 Jan 02, 2013 11:40AM  
Kindle Lending: Campbell 28 69 Feb 11, 2013 09:32AM  
Zebra Romance: * Splendor on Kindle 6 25 Mar 11, 2014 08:07AM  
Zebra Romance: * All Other Series' on Kindle 1 10 Jan 02, 2015 04:28PM  
South African Boo...: 2015 A-Z Author Challenge 10 29 Apr 21, 2015 10:10AM  
Romance Lovers fo...: March 2016 Challenge: Unexpected & Unusual Days to Celebrate 41 61 Apr 08, 2016 12:35PM  
“Why can't people just sit and read books and be nice to each other?”
David Baldacci, The Camel Club

“But better to get hurt by the truth than comforted with a lie.”
Khaled Hosseini

“God is Great
Beer is Good
and People are Crazy”
Carolyn Brown, Hell, Yeah

“I didn't ask you if you loved him. I asked you if you liked him. Love is important but like is the more important. If you don't like him, all the love in the world can't make you have a good relationship.”
Carolyn Brown, Lucky in Love

“It has been suggested that hanging out with a dust bunny who carries a purse might have a negative impact on my image as a hard-core crime fighter."
"Don't be ridiculous. It's a very nice clutch.”
Jayne Castle, Canyons of Night

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 99496 members — last activity 27 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
102730 Plotting Princesses — 67 members — last activity Apr 16, 2014 07:04AM
We are published and aspiring authors in North Texas. We meet, plot and brainstorm stories filled with lots of laughter and tears, susenpse and a sens ...more
575477 AMERICAN HISTORICAL NOVELS — 842 members — last activity 7 hours, 2 min ago
American Historical Novels is hosted weekly by your favorite authors. This is NOT a reading group, but a place to discover great, new fiction. There w ...more
26989 Goodreads Authors/Readers — 30860 members — last activity 43 minutes ago
This group is dedicated to connecting readers with Goodreads authors. It is divided by genres, and includes folders for writing resources, book websit ...more
25x33 Ask Liese Sherwood-Fabre — 18 members — last activity May 01, 2013 02:32PM
Award-winning author Liese Sherwood-Fabre will talk about her books and how living abroad flavors her stories.
214387 The Insecure Writer's Support Group Book Club — 391 members — last activity Oct 21, 2019 10:36AM
Writers and Readers, The Insecure Writer's Support Group Book Club is for writers to read/learn about the writing craft. We will swap back and forth b ...more
62938 Vaginal Fantasy Book Club — 17361 members — last activity 13 hours, 35 min ago
Forum for the Vaginal Fantasy Book Club hosted by Felicia Day, Veronica Belmont, Kiala Kazebee and Bonnie Burton. From January 2012 to April 2018, the ...more
185617 Authors Helping Authors — 550 members — last activity Oct 24, 2019 07:27AM
Fiction Authors! Come as you are. Indie, NY Pubbed, emerging. We're here to help. Whether you need help with writing, editing or publicity, post your ...more
89276 Get Lost in a Story — 132 members — last activity Jun 30, 2015 05:37AM
Authors who have banded together not only to promote their work, but to let Readers now about new releases and books that are out there. We promote a ...more
139949 Ask the Author — 635 members — last activity Apr 16, 2017 10:01PM
Hello friends, writers and readers. This is group about the new www.goodreads.com instrument "Ask the Author". let's use this best goodreads.com tool ...more
More of Sylvia’s groups…



Comments (showing 1-5)    post a comment »
dateUp arrow    newest »

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


message 2: by Tom

Tom Blubaugh Hi Sylvia,

Thanks for joining my circle of friends.

Blessings,

Tom


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


back to top