The Homecoming Queen Gets Her Man
#2379 The Barlow Brothers
by Shirley Jump
Harlequin Special Edition
December 16, 2014
Available in: Paperback
Welcome Home, Meri Prescott!
Roll out the red carpet—Meri’s back in town! But how could the jean-clad beauty fishing for crawdads be Stone Gap’s every-blond-hair-in-place princess? It seems the former Miss North Carolina has had it with pageants and perfection. Meri’s home to care for her ailing grandpa and realize her dream of becoming a photographer. If she could just ignore her treacherous heart when she gets her first gander at her gorgeous, all-grown-up first love…
Meri was sweet fifteen when Jack Barlow gave her her first kiss—only to break up with her a year later and ship out to war. The soldier who comes home has changed, just like Meri. Doesn’t Jack know two can heal better than one? That it’s what is inside that counts? And Meri’s got so much to give to that special Barlow man.
Writing has not only been Shirley Jump's Life, but also her passion. She wrote her first published article at the age of eleven and was hired as a reporter for a weekly newspaper at twelve. In the ensuing years, she wrote more than 3000 articles for national and local publications before turning her writing skills toward romance novels.
Originally from Massachusetts, she received a bachelor's degree in English from the University of Massachusetts, graduating with honors. She now lives in the Midwest with her husband and two children.
In addition to writing for Silhouette Romance, Shirley also writes single title romantic comedies for Kensington Books.
Readers can contact her at Shirley Jump, P.O. Box 5126, Fort Wayne, IN 46895 or by emailing her at Shirley@ShirleyJump.c om