Petie McCarty

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Petie spent a large part of her career working at Walt Disney World -- "The Most Magical Place on Earth" -- where she enjoyed working in the land of fairy tales by day and creating her own romantic fairy tales by night, including her new series, The Cinderella Romances. She eventually said good-bye to her "day" job to write her stories full-time.

These days Petie also spends her time writing sequels to her regency time travel series, Lords in Time, and her cozy-mystery-with-a-dash-of-romantic-suspense series, the Mystery Angel Romances.

Petie shares her home on the Cumberland Plateau in Tennessee with her horticulturist husband and a noisy Nanday conure named Sassy who made a cameo appearance in No Angels for Christmas.

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Petie McCarty If I do, it will probably be One-Eyed Jack. Remember the SEAL marksman who could "clip a gnat off a dragonfly's ass at a hundred and fifty feet?" A fe…moreIf I do, it will probably be One-Eyed Jack. Remember the SEAL marksman who could "clip a gnat off a dragonfly's ass at a hundred and fifty feet?" A few scenes with him have already blown through my imagination. When the whole movie arrives, he'll be the next book. Thanks for asking, and I'll keep you posted!(less)
Petie McCarty I don't get writer's block. I only get "climax block." Don't laugh. It's real. When it's time to write the climactic scene at the finale, I always hav…moreI don't get writer's block. I only get "climax block." Don't laugh. It's real. When it's time to write the climactic scene at the finale, I always have a tough time getting it on the page. It's happened with each book. I know what must happen in the scene, but getting it on paper is a different matter. Sometimes it takes a week or more to get it down.(less)
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The Angel and the SEAL--Book 3 in The Mystery Angel Romances series--released by Soul Mate Publishing on June 5!

The Angel and the SEAL . . . a cozy mystery with romantic suspense from the Mystery Angel Romances series. An angel hidden in every book waiting for you to figure out who . . .

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Awesome! Though a debut novel, it was written like one of the masters. Already bought book 2 and looking forward to it!!!
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I listened to this story as an unabridged audio book and am so glad I didn't buy an abridged version for I would not have wanted to miss a minute or a paragraph of this book as the author made each one count. I can't even adequately ex
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My first Kerrigan Byrne book and what a doozy! While each individual wasn't' long, wished they were, each was well-written, grabbed my interest and made me care about the characters very quickly. Thoroughly enjoyed this one and look forward to readin ...more
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"What a ride. I went to the Everglades with Petie McCarty’s characters. Her description of the Everglades really and truly made it seem as if I were there. Her characters made it even more life-like.

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"When I read the summary for Ambush in the Everglades I knew I had to read it and let me tell you that summary does not in no way do it justice. I don’t know what I expected from Ambush in the Everglades when I first picked it up but I do know one thi" Read more of this review »
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