Friday, September 18, 2015

Spotlight Friday: Author Margaret Locke #romance #fiction

Today's spotlight is focused on Margaret Locke and her first romance.

About Margaret in her own words: A former doctoral student in medieval history turned stay-at-home-mom, I’ve been a bookworm for as long as I can remember and a lover of romance novels since the age of ten (sorry, mom).

A Man of Character 
by Margaret Locke

What would you do if you discovered the men you were dating were fictional characters you'd 
created long ago? Thirty-five-year-old Catherine Schreiber has shelved love for good. Keeping her ailing bookstore afloat takes all her time, and she’s perfectly fine with that. So when several men ask her out in short order, she’s not sure what to do…especially since something about them seems eerily familiar. A startling revelation - that these men are fictional characters she’d created and forgotten years ago - forces Cat to reevaluate her world and the people in it. Because these characters are alive. Here. Now. And most definitely in the flesh. Her best friend, Eliza, a romance novel junkie craving her own Happily Ever After, is thrilled by the possibilities. The power to create Mr. Perfect - who could pass that up? But can a relationship be real if it’s fiction? Caught between fantasy and reality, Cat must decide which—or whom—she wants more. Blending humor with unusual twists, including a magical manuscript, a computer scientist in shining armor, and even a Regency ball, A Man of Character tells a story not only of love, but also of the lengths we'll go for friendship, self-discovery, and second chances.

Check out Margaret's website to learn more about her and the delightful books she writes.

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