Donna Fasano, Author
Professor Joshua Kingston thought he'd found the perfect nanny for his son. But once Cassie Simmons stepped into his life, she turned it upside down! His son no longer played by the rules – and Cassie kept making up new ones. He would fire her – if he didn't find her so utterly enticing.
Cassie had a huge secret to hide, and she couldn't afford to lose her new job. But her handsome employer wasn't making things easy. All those silly rules. How was an eight-year-old boy supposed to have any fun? The professor definitely needed a lesson in laughter – and love!
WHAT WERE YOU THINKING?
I can't tell you how many times over the course of my 20+ year career as a published romance author I have been asked, "When are you going to write a real book? You know a [insert genre of choice, such as mystery, family saga, historical, thriller, horror, western, etc]." So I thought I'd take this opportunity to tell readers why I write romance novels.
I suffered a lot of tragedy while I was growing up, the worst of which was losing my mother just as I was hitting my teens. I felt as though I went from 13 to 35, and when my friends were off having fun, I was cooking and cleaning and helping my little brother with his homework. Romance novels were an escape for me. The Wolf and the Dove, The Far Pavilions, Whitney My Love, Rebecca, The Thorne Birds…if the book featured one man and one woman falling in love, I read it! As a young wife and mother, I discovered Silhouette Romance Novels. These books were short and sweet and uplifting. Each and every story put a smile on my face, and the happy-ever-after endings always boosted my spirits. Are romance novels real? No. Does every relationship end in HEA? Of course not. But if I wanted doom and gloom, I'd watch the evening news.
As an author, I can't think of a better way to use my talent than to bring pure enjoyment to my readers. I tell people that I write cotton candy for the mind. Think about that. When you were a kid and you put a small cloud of that wispy confection on your tongue, what did you do? You smiled. And maybe you even laughed. That's the reaction I'm going for with my short, upbeat stories. That's why I write romance novels. So if you're looking to get lost for a few hours in a fun, cheery story, I hope you'll try one of my books.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Donna is a bestselling, award-winning author of over 30 novels that have sold over 3.5 million copies worldwide.
You can find her on the web at www.DonnaFasano.com,
Facebook at www.Facebook.com/DonnaFasanoAuthor,
Twitter at www.Twitter.com/DonnaFaz.
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