Fun Fact 1 about writing NOT JUST THE GREEK'S WIFE: I went on a Greek cruise to do research for this book and you can find pictures of what I saw and experienced on my Facebook page. Such is the life of a writer...not really. I mean this was absolutely on my Bucket List and I'm thrilled I was able to find inspiration for not just one, but several books out of it.
If you could go on a trip anywhere in the world, where would you go? What do you most want to see/do there?
NOT JUST THE GREEK'S WIFE
Harlequin Presents #3089
© By Lucy Monroe
Ariston Spiridakou had one reason and one reason only for marrying Chloe: he needed a biddable bride to provide the requisite heir. Yet three years later Chloe’s status as good Greek wife is a distant memory—and her defiance has had her cast out of Ariston’s life....
Infuriatingly, Chloe now finds herself at Ariston’s mercy—but his help comes with a wicked price: the unyielding condition that he won’t even consider her request until she’s shared his bed...and is expecting his baby!
USA Today bestseller and award winning Lucy Monroe’s love affair with books and reading began at age 4. She often climbed her mother’s book stacks to pull down the novels on the top shelves. When she was caught reading the Reader’s Digest Condensed Version of “The Godfather” while still in Kindergarten, those books got moved. Although she’s always loved mysteries and suspense, romance has been her passion since she kyped her first Presents from her oldest sister’s bedside table (again way too early).
She began writing after a conversation with God in the bathtub; as a homeschooling mom until her children were in middle school, the only place she could find any peace for many years was the bathtub. Her path to publication was not strewn with rose petals or even pavement!
Lucy wrote more than one million words of romantic fiction before selling her 13th manuscript to Harlequin Presents, nine years on from that fateful bathtub conversation.
Since then, Lucy has hit national bestsellers lists in England and the U.S.. She’s sold more than 50 books to four publishers and has three successful ongoing author led series. Her highly charged, sensual stories touch on the realities of life while giving the reader a fantasy story not easily forgotten. Whether it’s a passionate Harlequin Presents, a sexy romanticsuspense for Kensington Brava or a steamy historical-paranormal for Berkley Sensation, Lucy’s books transport her readers to a special place where the heart rules and love conquers all.
Known for her emotional depth, snappy dialogue, solid plotting and dry wit, Monroe’s stories have found their way into readers’ hearts and their keeper shelves. Which is exactly where she most wants to be. An author who writes so she can touch readers’ hearts, she’s never happier than when hearing from readers when she’s done so.
Lucy finds awards affirming, best sellers lists a great blessing, but it’s the interaction with readers via email, her social pages and at reader-centric events that reminds her time and again why she writes and why, for her, she always will.