The Campbell Cousins Book 2
August 7, 2022
Available in: e-Book
Lilly The Plain One. Lilly The Brain.
Lilly, who was far too pragmatic to court impossible dreams. But here he was, the very kind of man she'd built walls to protect herself from. Handsome, magnetic, powerful. It didn't matter that the surprise passenger she'd pulled into her little sailboat didn't know who he was. She did.
Not that it would make any difference. Men like Ethan Campbell saved their smiles for pretty girls, lovely women with deep, melting eyes and the kind of figure that seemed poured over a perfect frame and set to movement with the wind.
Lilly hadn't been poured. She'd been built, a sturdy woman with healing hands and a connection to the earth. And the only reason Ethan hadn't recognized that yet was because he'd injured his eyes. So Lilly did her best to protect herself from him even as they both defended themselves against the very real danger dogging them. Even though she knew the effort was futile. She was falling in love with a man she could never have....
Award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Eileen Dreyer is actually evil twins. Known as Kathleen Korbel to her Silhouette readers, she has published thirty-seven novels and novellas and 11 short stories in not only the various genres of romance (including historical, suspense, fantasy and contemporary) but suspense---most particularly medical forensic suspense, where she kills off the people who annoyed her when she worked as a trauma nurse She came to publishing from that world of trauma nursing, which taught her some very important lessons, the most important being "don't sweat the small stuff," or, as her family puts it, "come see me when you get hit by a bus." In addition to trauma, she is trained in death investigation and Tactical Medicine (technically she is eligible to be a medic on a SWAT team). Eileen won her first publishing award in 1987, being named the best new Contemporary Romance Author by Romantic Times. Since then she has garnered not only a prestigious Anthony Award nomination for mystery, but five Rita Awards from the Romance Writers of America, which afforded her a place as only the fourth member in the RWA Hall of Fame. Eileen is a voracious reader---of everything---who started writing at ten, when she ran out of Nancy Drews. She writes in two genres, because she believes in the message of both: hope and justice. (well, and because she hasn't finished that big fantasy yet) You can figure out which is which. A frequent speaker at writer's conferences and universities all across the country (and more recently, Italy), Eileen is a member not only of Romance Writers of America, but Novelists, Inc, Mystery Writers of America, Sisters in Crime, and, just in case things go wrong, Emergency Nurses Association. She has also assumed the mantle of unofficial mascot for the International Association of Forensic Nurses, a new forensic subspecialty that, amazingly enough, has begun to show up in her work. A lifelong resident of St. Louis, Missouri, Eileen has been married for forty-four years to husband Rick, and has two children and might have grandchildren. She also has animals but refuses to expose them to the glare of the limelight. An addicted traveler, she has sung in some of the best Irish pubs in the world, and enjoys the kind of hands-on book research that lets her salve an insatiable curiosity. She counts film producers, police detectives and Olympic athletes as some of her sources and friends.