The Marine's Kiss


by Shirley Jump

Silhouette (Romance)

Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Romance: Category Romance

August 1, 2005

ISBN-13: 0373197810

Available in: Paperback

The Marine's Kiss
by Shirley Jump

Report Card for
"Student": U.S. Marine Nathaniel Dole
"Teacher": Jenny Wright


Reading: The children have this tough soldier wrapped around their little fingers. It's obvious the children hang on his every word. What more could a, a teacher, ask for?

Speaking: Nate's knack for downplaying his heroic past makes him even more fascinating for the children—and their teacher.

Areas That Need Improvement

Interaction with Others: It's clear that he's nearly healed, but Nate continues to keep his thoughts and feelings to himself. Perhaps he needs after-school tutoring and a little TLC?

Physical Education: What's a woman got to do to get one little kiss? Maybe after the tutoring sessions...

Class dismissed!

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Shirley Jump's Bio

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 [email protected] om