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Nancy Herkness

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Nancy Herkness is the author of the award-winning Second Glances, Wager of Hearts, and Whisper Horse series, published by Montlake Romance, as well as several other contemporary romance novels. She is a two-time nominee for the Romance Writers of America’s RITA® award.

Nancy has received many honors for her work, including the Golden Leaf Award, the Maggie Award in Contemporary Romance, and the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Award. She graduated from Princeton University with a degree in English literature and creative writing.

A native of West Virginia, Nancy now lives in suburban New Jersey with two tabby cats.

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Nancy Herkness Thought I'd update this in June 2020: I'm doing the edits on THE AGENT, Book 3 in The Consultants series. The first book in the series, THE MONEY MAN,…moreThought I'd update this in June 2020: I'm doing the edits on THE AGENT, Book 3 in The Consultants series. The first book in the series, THE MONEY MAN, is available now. The second book, THE HACKER, will be released August 4, 2020. I don't have a release day for THE AGENT yet, but I suspect it will be early 2021 since it's already in edits.

Wow! My comments below seem like a long time ago! LOL!

I just finished edits of the novella that will kick off my new "Second Glances" series. The series has a wonderful combination of elements: billionaires (of course!), kids, and dogs, as well as strong, passionate women. I am having so much fun writing these stories.

The final book in my Wager of Hearts series, THE VIP DOUBLES DOWN, will be released April 18th. I'm pretty sure you haven't seen the last of my Wager of Hearts billionaires. Nathan has already snuck into the Second Glances novel I'm working on right now. I love these guys too much to leave them behind.(less)
Nancy Herkness Thank you so much for being in touch, Rebecca! I am thrilled to hear that you are enjoying my stories. Ben Cavill is very popular with my readers so I…moreThank you so much for being in touch, Rebecca! I am thrilled to hear that you are enjoying my stories. Ben Cavill is very popular with my readers so I can almost guarantee that he will get his own happily-ever-after. I'm just not sure exactly when it will happen. :-) But I love him too and agree that he deserves it. His story would be part of my new Second Glances series, so make sure to check out the novella that kicks it off: SECOND TO NONE, releasing in September. Loved hearing from you!(less)
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My readers are the best! Thanks to your support of my latest book, THE AGENT, I was able to donate to all of these animal rescue groups:

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