One contest win really sticks in my mind. Years ago I entered a competition for a sock company writing about feet. Little feet, big feet, smelly feet, any kind of feet and guess who won? I dutifully collected my prize - twenty pairs of socks. Dad and my brother were ecstatic, so were their feet.
I graduated to novel writing and fell in love.
I have to say I love my books, all nine of them, (sorry about the self adulation), but my favourite would be Holly And The Millionaire, my one and only published contemporary romance. It might seem strange because I call myself a historical writer, but somehow Holly got under my skin and stayed there. She was a gutsy little fighter whose soldier husband was killed in
I am a multi-published Australian author who loves delving into the pages of history as I carry out research for my historical romance novels, and I pride myself on being historically accurate. No book is too old or tattered for me to trawl through, no museum too dusty, or cemetery too overgrown. I have been known to badger elderly relatives about their past. Hard to reconcile these frail old men with brave young soldiers who sailed 12,000 miles across the sea to fight for mother England. Many of my novels have been inspired by true events, with one being written around the hardships and triumphs of my pioneering ancestors in frontier
My novels published by Whiskey Creek Press are:
Savage Utopia and its sequel Stolen Birthright
My novels published by The Wild Rose Press are:
Holly And The Millionaire (Contemporary)Cardinal Sin, The Trouble With Playboys, Shattered Dreams, Wild Oats, Reluctant Father, Frontier Wife
If you would like to find out more about me, my Website is: http://www.margarettanner.com/