E.E. Burke

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E.E. Burke writes romance from the heart, woven with history the way in really happened in the wild American West. Her writing has earned accolades in regional and national contests, including the RWA's prestigious Golden Heart®.

She combines her passion for history and love of romance in stories that are as deeply rooted in American soil as her family, which she can trace back to the earliest colonists and through both sides of the Mason-Dixon line.

"My earliest memories of books were the nursery rhyme volumes I took to bed with me when I was three. From that point on, I was hooked. Some people hugged their bears. I hugged my books."

Over the years, she’s been a disc jockey, a journalist and an advertising executive, before finally getting a
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E.E. Burke Becky, I'm delighted you enjoyed Her Bodyguard and found the setting interesting.

Yes, I've made several tips to Ft. Scott. In fact, I was inspired to…more
Becky, I'm delighted you enjoyed Her Bodyguard and found the setting interesting.

Yes, I've made several tips to Ft. Scott. In fact, I was inspired to write the book after staying at the Lyons Twin Mansions Inn and I used one of them as a model for my heroine's home. I also spent time with local historians and researched history books, old pictures, diaries, articles, etc. Pretty much every location and event (especially those regarding the railroad) are real. So are several of the secondary characters (like Charlie Goodlander, who was one of the pioneers of the community). As for the mine, yes, mining was a big deal back then and there were several mines in the area at the time. I couldn't find the actual well, but I know it existed and was quite the local attraction for awhile.

I love weaving real settings, actual events and historical characters into my books. It makes writing them more fun. I'm glad you enjoyed it.(less)
E.E. Burke When I'm blocked it's usually because I haven't "refilled my tank" with fresh creative input. Sometimes I go for a walk on a favorite trail, or go to…moreWhen I'm blocked it's usually because I haven't "refilled my tank" with fresh creative input. Sometimes I go for a walk on a favorite trail, or go to an art museum, or see a movie, or pick up a new book. Anything that will get my mind off the "block" and help recharge my battery.(less)
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We're celebrating Valentine's Week in Noelle with a special offer on four seasonal romances in the Brides of Noelle series, including my bestselling novella, Jolie.

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"Enjoyed this Valentine motif, especially the creative way of introducing Valentine cards and seeing eye dogs. Well done E. E. Burke."

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"This is a very entertaining and fun book from a very wonderful author. Elisabeth Burke you outdid yourself again!! Such fun to read about someone's grown up life (Huck Finn) that we read about in his childhood during our own childhood! To see how..." Read more of this review »
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"What a fun twist to an old classic. I didn’t know what to expect but I was left with a feeling of warmth and joy for reading this book. EE Burke was stellar in capturing such an amazing tale of courage, adventure, and belonging. Taming Huck Finn w..." Read more of this review »
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"Author EE Burke shows just what a wonderful gifted writer she is with this book Taming Huck Finn. It takes a highly gifted person to take a classic of literature and give it a whole new spin and story from it and that’s just what
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Time Rider Wildertrek by Jack King
Time Rider Wildertrek, by Jack King
TJ's an ordinary fourteen year old kid with extraordinary problems at home and school. He has a broken family from his parents' bitter divorce. He faces evil bullies attacking him almost every afternoon, failing grades when he's really a smart kid, boring classes, snobby girls, mean teachers, being cut from basketball tryouts, and few friends. Yes, life is rough for TJ Cockrell.

Then a mysterious green book inexplicably throws TJ into the past. And not just any past, but the untamed forbidding forests of 1802 eastern Tennessee, with savage Indians, wild beasts, bloodthirsty robbers, backwoods ruffians, strange characters galore, and rugged log cabin living. Yup, it's definitely not present day Knoxville Tennessee anymore.

TJ thought his present life was bad news, but his adventures have just begun. Along the way, he fights off killer beasts, bandits and braves, meets the cocky teenaged David Crockett, gains a world of assurance in himself, finds his first real love, and is befriended by a fantastic frontier family who really has it together. TJ returns to the present a changed young man; emboldened, forthright, and shrewd. He'll need all of his new-found strengths to fend off killer burglars loose in his house, outwit the school bully, charm a pretty new transfer-student, and most intriguing of all, delve into the mysteries of the magical green book...
 
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Falling for Her Captor by Elisabeth Hobbes
Falling for Her Captor, by Elisabeth Hobbes
"Set me free. Say I escaped, or that you never found me."

Kidnapped heiress Lady Aline of Leavingham has surrendered any hope of rescue when a mysterious figure casts her assailant aside. But it's soon clear Aline's savior has no intention of setting her free—he's sworn to deliver her to the Duke of Roxholm, her family's enemy!

Sir Hugh of Eardham has never seen anything quite like Aline's beauty and fighting spirit. There's no doubt he's tempted more to protect her than keep her bound. But could this loyal knight ever break his oath of allegiance for Aline's sake?
 
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A Dangerous Passion (Steam! Romance and Rails, #3) by E.E. Burke
A Dangerous Passion, by E.E. Burke
Can a hero lurk inside the heart of a villain?

Life in a small New England village is too quiet, too ordinary for a free spirit like Lucy Forbes. When her father lands a job out West, she packs her books and her dreams and eagerly sets off to pursue the kind of grand adventures she longs to experience and write about. Yet the moment she steps off a train in Kansas, she's thrust into the gritty reality of an untamed frontier—and into the arms of a scoundrel.

Henry Stevens, the ruthless railroad executive her father has been sent to investigate, is as passionate as he is ambitious. Brave and charming, as well as clever, and possessed of a sharp wit. He is, in fact, the most fascinating man Lucy has ever met. However, his opponents are vanishing and strangers are shooting at him. Fearing for her father's life, Lucy resolves to unmask the secretive Mr. Stevens and expose a villain. What she doesn’t expect to find is a hero.
 
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Out of the Storm (Beacons of Hope, #0.5) by Jody Hedlund
Out of the Storm, by Jody Hedlund
Having grown up in a lighthouse, loneliness is all Isabelle Thornton has ever known--and all, she assumes, she ever will know. But when her lightkeeper father rescues a young man from the lake, her sheltered world is turned upside down.

Bestselling author Jody Hedlund's Out of the Storm is her first ever novella and introduces readers to Beacons of Hope, a new series set in the 1800s amid the romance, history, and danger surrounding the Great Lakes lighthouses of Michigan.
 
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The Endearment by LaVyrle Spencer
The Endearment, by LaVyrle Spencer
From the streets of 19th-century Boston to the harsh frontier--she wove a web of deception to ensnare her man!

Lovely, fiery-tempered Anna Reardon was forced to lie to get out of the street urchin's life that shamed her ... to become Karl Lindstrom's mail-order bride in the beautiful, treacherous Minnesota wilderness.

Karl forgave Anna for her deceptions--but there was still one shameful, burning secret that she had to hide from him, knowing its revelation would destroy the love that had become her very life!
 
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