Margaret Desmond

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I enjoy writing stories that show and encourage readers there are still good people in this crazy world.

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Margaret Desmond I’m currently working on book one in a new series set in Montana. I live in Montana. I also lived on the east coast for a few years. Three years in Rh…moreI’m currently working on book one in a new series set in Montana. I live in Montana. I also lived on the east coast for a few years. Three years in Rhode Island and two years just outside of Boston.

This first book in the series concerns a young woman who makes an impetuous but bold decision to move from Boston to Montana in the hopes of saving her teenage brother—the only family she has in the world—from a life of crime. Her journey to a new, peaceful life in the rural community encounters a few bumps and road blocks along the way, the biggest impediment being a rugged widower rancher who is none too pleased that an “outsider” has purchased the one piece of property he and his family have been coveting for generations. It’s a battle of wills set against the backdrop of a small town with a delightful and charming cast of characters.

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Let’s send a Montana cowboy to the 2020 RONE finals!

Im delighted to announce that Trusting Travis, the second book in my Sweet Grass-Montana Romance series, received a Crown Heart for Excellence and is a nominee for a 2020 RONE award!

The RONE (Reward of Novel Excellence) is sponsored by InDTale Magazine. It honors the very best books in the Indie and Small publishing industry. Nominees have received a 4.5 star or higher rating from a professional

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"Rating: 4.5/5.0

It is the perfect book for anyone who loves small-town romance, horses, sexy, hardworking cowboys, real and honest people and a sweet but rich story that leaves one sighing with pleasure as that last page closes.

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Super good book! Loved this romantic story about Jessica and Ethan. They both were very good characters and I fell in love with Ethan’s grandmother Zelda! A great book I know others would enjoy. "
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