Historical Romance Author Margaret Tanner

Margaret Tanner

 

Margaret says: Without romance the world would be a sad and lonely place.

 

 

A ROSE IN NO-MAN’S LAND – MARGARET TANNER

ARoseInNoMansLand She stared into Mark’s eyes, drawn by their fierce blue, unchartered depths. “I…I love you,” she whispered, knowing full well the words were better left unsaid.

“My lovely Amy. I have nothing to offer. The first time we met, you were like a ray of sunshine brightening up my dull, jaded existence. The more I saw of you, the bigger the danger you posed to my peace of mind—that’s why I treated you harshly. I’ve fought my feelings for you,” he went on passionately. “Kept telling myself it was only lust I felt, but—my God! A man going to war shouldn’t tempt fate by lying to himself.”

He pulled her into his arms and held her close for a moment, then lowered his head, as if he couldn’t help himself. “Open your mouth, my lovely girl,” he whispered. “I want to sleep tonight with the taste of your lips on mine.”

Her arms slipped around his neck.

He feathered tiny kisses all over her face, until their lips finally clung together for one heart-stopping, sweet moment.

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Cheryl Wright is a multi-published Australian author. She writes contemporary western romance. Her short stories and articles have appeared in publications such as Arabella Romance Magazine, Without a Clue, The Grapevine, Executive PA, and Bad Girl’s Press, as well as being published in several anthologies. She has won several awards for her writing, and her story Networking Masterpieces was chosen as the lead story in Writer Profits: How I Got the Gig. Cheryl has taught writing for many years, and has appeared as a speaker at writer’s conferences in Australia and New Zealand. She is married with two grown children, and six grandchildren. Visit Cheryl’s website: www.cheryl-wright.com