Yes, I write under two names. But no matter the name, the story is always all mine.
I discovered my first romance novel at the age of twelve in a bargain bin at the local five and dime. It involved swashbuckling pirates having grand adventures on the open sea, a heroine with a mind of her own, and a seriously masterful hero who swept her away no matter how clever she was.
I was immediately smitten with romance and all the romantic themes I could get my hands on. (I still am.)
I had grand plans to star on Broadway – preferably in Evita, just like the great Patti LuPone. Sadly, my inability to wow audiences with my singing voice required a back up plan, so I launched myself into academics instead. This was not a good fit for someone who liked lounging about and reading books a lot more than dissecting them in classrooms, but it did allow me to live in England for half a decade, so I can’t complain.
Writing (and finishing!) my first book was a relief. And actually publishing that book was one of the greatest thrills of my life.
Now I’m some 100 books in, I’m still a romance fanatic, it still thrills me to see my books on shelves, and yes, I’m still plotting my Broadway debut.
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What’s the Montana Millionaires series? They don’t seem as connected as some of your other series…?
“Montana Millionaires” is just how we refer to the novellas I’ve written for Tule Publishing’s Montana Born imprint, because they’re all set in Montana. And yes, almost all of my Montana heroes are millionaires, now that you mention it.
Tempt Me, Cowboy should probably be read before Please Me, Cowboy, as these books feature the Flint brothers from Texas and the trouble they get into during the annual rodeo two years running in Marietta, MT. But other than that, there’s no real order to these novellas. The order you see in the Connected Books section is the order in which they came out.
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What’s the difference between a Harlequin continuity series and your own series?
Harlequin continuity series are usually eight books, all written by different Harlequin Presents authors, set in the same world and featuring some overlapping characters.
My own series in Presents are usually only two books and maybe a connected novella, and are often referred to as “duets.” You can see if a book is connected to other books in the Connected Books section of each book page.
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And here are some other items of note:
- Video: A fun Valentines Day interview on 5 Things Friday.
- Video: The Gregory Mantell Show, it's not super new, but I'd still say all the same stuff on the subject of Frenemies.
- Caitlin discusses The Return of the Di Sione Wife with BookTrib.
- Video: My Process (as Megan and Caitlin, on Conversations with Cupid)
- Podcast: Action and Emotion (as Megan, with my husband Jeff, on the Nerd Out podcast)
- On Shame and the Romance Heroine (as Caitlin, on Dear Author)
- Falling in love with the Rodeo (as Megan, a guest on Jane Porter's blog)