The Marine's Kiss
by Shirley Jump
Contemporary Romance, Contemporary Romance: Category Romance
August 1, 2005
Available in: Paperback
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 woman...er, a teacher, ask for?
Speaking: Nate's knack for downplaying his heroic past makes him even more fascinating for the childrenand 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...
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