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Amanda McCabe

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aka Laurel McKee (Amanda Carmack)

Amanda wrote her first romance at the age of sixteen--a vast historical epic starring all her friends as the characters, written secretly during algebra class (and her parents wondered why math was not her strongest subject...)

She's never since used algebra, but her books have been nominated for many awards, including the RITA Award, the Romantic Times BOOKReviews Reviewers' Choice Award, the Booksellers Best, the National Readers Choice Award, and the Holt Medallion. She lives in Oklahoma with a menagerie of two cats, a Pug, and a very bossy miniature Poodle, along with far too many books.

When not writing or reading, she loves taking dance classes, collecting cheesy travel souvenirs, and watching the Food N
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Average rating: 3.58 · 4,477 ratings · 674 reviews · 184 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Shy Duchess

3.58 avg rating — 659 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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To Catch a Rogue

3.44 avg rating — 145 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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The Winter Queen (Tudor Que...

3.27 avg rating — 146 ratings — published 2009 — 17 editions
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The Runaway Countess

3.44 avg rating — 148 ratings — published 2013 — 16 editions
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A Loving Spirit (Lessons in...

3.85 avg rating — 156 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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A Partridge in a Pear Tree

3.69 avg rating — 89 ratings — published 2013
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Lady Midnight

3.85 avg rating — 117 ratings — published 2005 — 3 editions
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To Deceive a Duke

3.57 avg rating — 97 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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The Taming of the Rogue

3.30 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 2012 — 13 editions
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A Lady in Disguise (Lessons...

3.75 avg rating — 141 ratings — published 2003 — 5 editions
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“You will have your duty in the bedchamber. Now, Emily, I warn you it will not be pleasant. It will hurt, and be rather messy. You must lie back and do as your husband tells you, and it will soon be over.”

“Mama!” Emily groaned. “I don‟t really need to know—”

“No, Emily, let me finish. There are ways to make it easier. I used to close my eyes and plan a party.”
Amanda McCabe, The Shy Duchess
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“Maybe it was this place, this strange, ramshackle, warm-hearted place, that had given his wife that air of laughing, welcoming life. Because here she bloomed. With him she had faded and he had faded with her. Yet here she was, his Jane again.
His hope. And he had never, ever wanted to hope again.”
Amanda McCabe, The Runaway Countess

“Surely he had never fainted in his life! He glowed with robust good health and vibrant energy, as if he could conquer all the world and still have strength for a dance and to rescue a maiden or two.”
Amanda McCabe, The Shy Duchess
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