Why did you write this book?
I introduced Shona Atterberry in her sister’s book, Heartbreak and Honor, but I didn’t know who her hero was going to be. Then, Morgan’s character popped into my head, and I knew he was perfect for her.
What is your favorite genre to read?
Historical romance, LOL. What a surprise. I love everything from medieval to Victorian.
Who is your favorite character from fiction (not including your own)?
I have to pick just one? But there are so many. I’ve always loved Heather from The Flame and the Flower. So much so that I named my daughter Brianna after her. (Heather’s middle name was Brianna.)
What are you working on at the moment?
I’ve just finished my 20th book, Seductive Surrender, book 6 in my Highland Heather Romancing a Scot series. I’m on to two new series and a special surprise coming out next year.
What books will we see from you in coming months?
You’ll see more books in my Seductive Scoundrel and Heart of a Scot Series as well as the last two Conundrums of the Culpepper Misses series. I also have two top-secret, really awesome group projects coming up.
Please tell us about your latest book.
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG
He loved her beyond anything and everything—precisely why he couldn’t ever marry her.
A wounded hero.
Love—sentimental drivel for insipid, weak, feckless fools.
Since an explosion ravaged Captain Morgan Le Draco’s face and cost him his commission in the Royal Dragoons, he’s fortified himself behind an impenetrable rampart of cynicism and distrust. Now destitute and shunned by the very society that once lauded his heroics, he’s put aside all thoughts of marrying and having a family. Until he risks his life to save a drowning woman. At once, Morgan knows Shona’s the balm for his tortured soul, but as a wealthy, titled noblewoman, she’s too far above his humble station and can never be his.
An intrepid wallflower.
Love—a treasured gift reserved for those beautiful of form and face.
Scorned and ridiculed most of her adult life, Shona, Lady Atterberry believes she’s utterly undesirable and is reconciled to spinsterhood. She hides her spirited temperament beneath a veneer of gauche shyness, until a strapping, scarred stranger saves her life, and she can’t deny her immediate, powerful, and sensual attraction to him. Despite how ill-suited they are and innuendos that Captain Le Draco is a fortune-hunter, she cannot escape her growing fascination.
Two damaged souls searching for love.
Others are determined to keep them apart, and Shona is goaded into placing a wicked wager. One that sets her upon a ruinous path and alienates the only man who might have ever loved her. Is true love enough to put their pasts behind them, to learn to trust, and heal their wounded hearts?
Caution: This book contains one devilish, seemingly irredeemable rogue, an on-the-shelf wallflower who dabbles in wicked wagers, an unexpected and most enticing swim in a lake, a villainess you’ll want to shove into said lake, and a cast of captivating secondary characters with their own tantalizing romantic tales.
Publisher Blue Rose Romance
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A bestselling, award-winning author, Collette Cameron pens Scottish and Regency historicals featuring rogues, rapscallions, rakes, and the intelligent, intrepid damsels who reform them.
Blessed with three spectacular children, fantastic fans, and a compulsive, over-active, and witty Muse who won’t stop whispering new romantic romps in her ear, she lives in Oregon with her mini-dachshunds, though she dreams of living in Scotland part-time.
Admitting to a quirky sense of humor, Collette enjoys inspiring quotes, adores castles and anything cobalt blue, and is a self-confessed Cadbury chocoholic. You’ll always find dogs, birds, occasionally naughty humor, and a dash of inspiration in her sweet-to-spicy timeless romances.
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