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Author of True Love, the first in the Nantucket Brides Trilogy

A Conversation with Jude Deveraux

The wonderful descriptions of Nantucket in True Love certainly make us want to go and live there! Why did you decide to set your story there? I recently purchased a summer house on Nantucket so when I moved publishers in the US to Random House, it seemed natural to set my books there. I created a street, made a map, added a family to my Montgomerys and Taggerts, and told about the island which I came to love. I wanted to show a different side of the island than just what the tourists see. Nantucket is a wonderful place to live, not just to go to the beach and party. You’ve written so many wonderful romance novels, including A Knight In Shining Armor, which is one of our absolute favourites! Is there a novel of yours that is closest to your heart? Yes, A Knight In Shining Armor is my favourite. That was a gift from God. Everything fell into place when I was writing it. I loved the characters, the time period, all of it. Did you always want to be a writer? What do you enjoy most about your job? I never thought about being a writer. I just had stories running around in my mind and one day decided to write one of them down so it would go away. I love everything about my job except copyeditors. I especially love creating the characters, planning the plot, then writing the book to see what happens. Do you have the most fun creating your heroes or heroines? That’s a hard question to answer. I think it depends on the book. Sometimes she takes over, sometimes he does. I once had a heroine who was so strong I had to create another man to go with her. I had another heroine who was so unpleasant I threw her out and started over. I’ve had a couple of men who I didn’t like and I changed them. It’s the most fun when the hero and heroine are attracted to each other but there’s some obstacle in their way. I love the fireworks between them! Which authors do you enjoy reading for pleasure? I mostly read non-fiction. I’m working on a cookbook now so my office floor is littered with many cookbooks, a lot of them I bought on my last trip to England. London bookstores are divine! What’s your biggest indulgence? TV show and movies. I watch them while I type my day’s work, while I cook, while I do most anything. Someone once said to me, ‘If they wear old costumes and speak with an English accent, Jude’s seen it.’ I have a Region 2 player and order obscure shows and movies from Amazon.co.uk. I was the envy of everyone when I had Downton Abbey months before it played in the US. Another indulgence I have is tea. Proper tea made with hot water and so dark you can’t see the bottom of the cup. It’s not possible to find in the US, so I visit the UK and indulge myself lavishly. Who would be on your dream dinner party guest list? I’d like Oscar Wilde and the whole Marlborough Set. Or the Algonquin group. I like people who make me laugh and can think fast. Captain Sir Richard Francis Burton can sit at my table any time he wants. What’s your most prized possession? I’m not much into possessions. I move around a lot, sell things, and start over. My ability to create is what I value most. And since I write by hand I’m a fanatic about taking care of them. Do you have a motto for life? I’m more into surviving than living by a motto. We’re already looking forward to Prince Charming! Can you tell us a little about what’s coming next for your Nantucket Brides? Prince Charming is about the son of the people in The Princess. My hero, Graydon Montgomery, is the crown prince of Lanconia and he’s supposed to marry an appropriately aristocratic young woman but falls for a commoner. The next one will be called, I think, Ever After. It’s about a young woman who inherits a house on Nantucket, and some tenants come with it. One is a gorgeous young man and the other three haven’t been alive for a few hundred years.

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Jasmine Guillory
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Ever After: Nantucket Brides Book 3 (A truly enchanting summer read)

Jude Deveraux
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Jude Deveraux

Ever After concludes New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux's breathtaking Nantucket Brides trilogy, introducing characters from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, the beloved family from her classic novels.Life is anything but perfect for Hallie Hartley, a young physical therapist who has given up nearly everything - even her love life - for her beautiful stepsister, Shelly. One fateful day, Hallie makes two startling discoveries: not only has a mysterious relative left her a house on Nantucket, but Shelly has been trying to steal it.Fleeing to Nantucket, Hallie finds her guest room occupied by wealthy James Taggert who has injured his leg in a skiing accident. Assuming that the devastatingly handsome man has led a charmed life, Hallie is surprised by Jamie at every turn. His attentions draw her out of her shell - but he has a dark secret, and is tormented by nightmares that only her presence can keep at bay. On the gorgeous island, magic is everywhere. As Jamie's relatives arrive for a wedding gala, the aura of romance - enhanced by a pair of matchmaking ghosts and a colourful island legend - lead Jamie and Hallie towards a very special story of True Love destined to last forever after.Jude Deveraux. Love stories to enchant you.Don't miss the first two Nantucket Brides as they find their Happy Ever After in True Love and For All Time.

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For All Time: Nantucket Brides Book 2 (A completely enthralling summer read)

Jude Deveraux
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Jude Deveraux

For All Time continues New York Times bestselling author Jude Deveraux's breathtaking Nantucket Brides trilogy, introducing characters from a new generation of Montgomery-Taggerts, the beloved family from her classic novels.At the wedding of Alix Madsen and Jared Montgomery, Jared's cousin Graydon can't look away from bridesmaid, Toby Wyndam. It's not just her quiet beauty or humour - Toby possesses the truly remarkable ability of being able to distinguish Graydon from his identical twin brother, Rory. According to family legend, such a gift marks her as Graydon's True Love.Graydon is heir to the Lanconian throne and must to marry a noble woman who has been chosen for him. Yet, intrigued by Toby, he asks her to help him hide on Nantucket for a week away from regal responsibilities. Knowing their union to be impossible, they promise to simply be friends.But there are forces at work beyond their control, which are ruled by time itself and a seductive spell is cast over Graydon and Toby. If they are to be together, they must change what once was, as well as what will be.Jude Deveraux. Love stories to enchant you.Read Alix and Jared's unforgettable love story in True Love, the first in the Nantucket Brides trilogy and look for the third gorgeous romance in Ever After.

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Jude Deveraux
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Hannah Orenstein

Hannah Orenstein is the author of Playing with Matches and Love at First Like, as well as the senior dating editor at Elite Daily. Previously, she was a writer and editor at Seventeen.com. She lives in Brooklyn. For more information, visit her website: hannahorenstein.com or follow her on Twitter and Instagram: @hannahorens.

J. Kenner

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Jaci Burton

Jaci Burton is a New York Times bestselling author who lives in Oklahoma with her husband and dogs. She has three grown children, who are all scattered around the country having lives of their own. A lover of sports, Jaci can often tell what season it is by what sport is being played. She watches entirely too much television, including an unhealthy amount of reality TV. When she isn't on deadline, Jaci can be found at her local casino, trying to become a millionaire (so far, no luck). She's a total romantic and loves a story with a happily ever after, which you'll find in all her books.Find the latest news on Jaci's books at ww.jaciburton.com, and connect with her online at www.facebook.com/AuthorJaciBurton or via Twitter @jaciburton.

Jane Feather

Jane Feather is the New York Times bestselling author of more than thirty sensual historical romances. She was born in Cairo, Egypt, and grew up in the south of England, and she has more than 10 million copies of her books in print.

Jasmine Guillory

Jasmine Guillory is a graduate of Wellesley College and Stanford Law School. She is a Bay Area native who has towering stacks of books in her living room, a cake recipe for every occasion, and upwards of 50 lipsticks.Visit her website: www.jasmineguillory.com, find her on Facebook www.facebook.com/jasmineguillorywriter and follow her on Twitter @thebestjasmine and Instagram @jasminepics for more information.

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Jay Crownover is the international and multiple New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the Marked Men Series, the Saints of Denver Series, the Point Series, Breaking Point Series, and the Getaway Series. Her books have been translated in many different languages all around the world. She is a tattooed, crazy haired Colorado native who lives at the base of the Rockies with her awesome dogs. This is where she can frequently be found enjoying a cold beer and Taco Tuesdays. Jay is a self-declared music snob and outspoken book lover who is always looking for her next adventure, between the pages and on the road.Learn more:www.jaycrownover.comTwitter @JayCrownoverFacebook.com/AuthorJayCrownover

Jessica Clare

Jessica Clare is the New York Times bestselling author of the Bluebonnet series, as well as the Billionaire Boys Club novels. She also the writes under the names Jill Myles and Jessica Sims. Jessica lives in Texas with her husband, cats, and has a day job in finance. She spends her time writing, reading, writing, playing video games, and doing even more writing. Visit her website at www.jessica-clare.com, find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/AuthorJessicaClare, and follow her on Twitter @_JessicaClare.

Jill Shalvis

New York Times bestseller Jill Shalvis is the author of many romance novels including her acclaimed Cedar Ridge, Lucky Harbor and Animal Magnetism series. The RITA winner and three-time National Readers Choice winner makes her home near Lake Tahoe. Visit her website at www.jillshalvis.com for a complete book list and daily blog, and www.facebook.com/jillshalvis for other news or follow her on Twitter @jillshalvis.

Jude Deveraux

Jude Deveraux is the author of forty-one New York Times bestsellers to date, including Moonlight in the Morning and A Knight in Shining Armor. There are more than sixty million copies of her books in print worldwide.

Katie Ashley

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Katie Reus fell in love with romance at a young age thanks to books she'd pilfered from her mom's stash. After changing majors too many times to count, she finally graduated with a degree in psychology. She now spends her days writing dark paranormal romance. She currently lives near Biloxi, Mississippi, with her family. When she's not creating stories she can usually be found spending time with her family or one of the many eclectic animals they've adopted over the years.Find out more about Katie by visiting www.katiereus.com, connect with her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/katiereusauthor and Twitter @katiereus.

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Lauren Layne

Lauren Layne is the New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author of more than two dozen romantic comedies. Her books have sold over a million copies, in eight languages. Lauren's work has been featured in Publishers Weekly, Glamour, The Wall Street Journal, and Inside Edition. She is based in New York City. Join Lauren at www.laurenlayne.com to get news on her latest books, or keep up to date with her on Instagram: @laurenlayneauthor.

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USA Today Bestselling author Maisey Yates lives in rural Oregon with her three children and her husband, whose chiseled jaw and arresting features continue to make her swoon. She feels the epic trek she takes several times a day from her office to her coffee maker is a true example of her pioneer spirit.Visit her website at www.maiseyyates.com, follow her on Twitter @maiseyyates and find her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Maisey-Yates-Romance-Author-291445138063/.

Sierra Kincade

Sierra Kincade lives in the Midwest with her husband and son. When she's not writing naughty books, she loves eating chocolate cupcakes, binge-watching cable TV series, and singing loudly in the car. She wholeheartedly believes that love stories are real, and you should never choose a partner who doesn't make you laugh.Find out more about Sierra at www.SierraKincade.com, and connect with her on Twitter @SierraKincade, and www.facebook.com/SierraKincade.author.

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