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May 20th, 2013
A Runaway Bride!

My spotlight book today is a contemporary romance featuring a runaway bride. It’s the cover of The Wanted Bride that drew me, but I’m a sucker for a runaway bride story. A double draw card. Read on to learn more!


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The Wanted BrideThe Wanted Bride
Sylvia McDaniel

Genre: Short Contemporary

ISBN: 978-1484122204

Number of pages: 232 pages

Word Count: 60,000

Cover Artist: Kat Baldwin

Amazon BN

Book Description:

She’s a Runaway Bride

Valerie Burrows is running from a wedding, her attorney fiancé and the law. Pampered Valerie takes a bus to nowheresville, where she learns her cash and credit cards have been stolen. Left with only her designer clothes and luggage she takes on a new identity and must learn to be self-reliant. She swears off men, especially attorneys, only to find the one man who refuses a one night stand and wants a relationship.

He’s Looking For A Wife

Matt Jordan, the Colorado Crusher, is the most successful liability lawyer in the state. After the death of his brother-in-law, he realizes he’s ready to settle down with a family of his own. His only requirements are intelligent, great-looking, wants more than a hook-up and doesn’t lie. After witnessing the lies his father told his mother, he demands complete honesty. Yet Valerie Brown shows him sometimes in order to find yourself, you must become someone else. Even if that means lying.

clip_image004About the Author:

Sylvia McDaniel and her very supportive husband Don, the love of her life, live in Texas with son Shane, Putz the klutzy dachshund and Ashley our shy dachshund. During the day, she works for a small insurance agency, helping clients with their commercial insurance coverage. The weekends are spent working out in the garden until the temperature climbs above ninety degrees. Currently, she’s written fourteen novels. Her novel, A Hero’s Heart, was a 1996 Golden Heart Finalist. Sylvia is the President Elect of Dallas Area Romance Authors.


6 comments to “A Runaway Bride!”

  1. This sounds like a wonderfully fun read, especially with the lies that must be told and the truths that will probably be set free.

  2. Nodding. Lies and secrets have an important place in romances!

  3. Thanks Angela! I had a lot of fun with this book. It was a favorite.


  4. Thanks for having me Shelley! I do appreciate it.

  5. I love the cover!!! It sounds like a great read. :)

  6. Hi Shelley! I’m sorry for the long MIA. How are you?

    I love the cover!!! It sounds like a great read. :)