Before I had even started taking my writing career seriously, I had forever been a fan of Jon Paul Studios. Hands down, Jon Paul does the most beautiful romance cover art in the industry. I've secretly prayed to have a cover specifically created for me by this fabulous artist because I've literally been mesmerized by Jon's artwork for years. The man simply catches the true essence of romance.
I've followed Jon Paul on Facebook and drooled over his historical covers more often than I can count. In addition, I've often shared his images on my Facebook page for readers to appreciate the fine quality of work that Jon Paul delivers time and time again. But imagine my surprise when I shared Jon Paul's image below and immediately received an e-mail from my editor.
"I was going to call you, but then I thought I'd just send you tha bomb... I noticed on FB that you like Jon Paul. Do you know something I don't know?! Because... That Highlander cover JP posted IS YOURS!!!!"
When I read my editor's words, my entire clan thought I was nuts. I flew to my feet, did a little happy dance, and I think that I even screamed at the top of my lungs. Not only that, but I found out the next day that Jon Paul was doing ALL the covers for my new Highland Spies' series! Woot! Can you imagine how elated I am?
Needless to say, I didn't think that I could top Jon Paul's news for my new book/series, but I quickly realized how I should never assume anything.
Most of you know that I only read my first romance novel in my thirties. Hannah Howell's Murray brothers to be exact. Hannah was one of the Scottish historical authors that sparked this madness...er, passion in me. When the gifted Hannah gave me a cover quote, I darn near died.
“AN EXCITING HIGHLAND TALE OF INTRIGUE, BETRAYAL, AND LOVE."
—Hannah Howell, New York Times bestselling author of Highland Master
So without further ado and before I overload on all the excitement, please enjoy the back cover blurb for Laird Ruairi Sutherland and Lady Ravenna Walsingham's story, My Highland Spy.
THIS HIGHLAND LAIRD
WON’T BOW TO THE CROWN
Laird Ruairi Sutherland refuses to send his only son
away to be educated by the English. And he most
definitely will not appear in Edinburgh to pay homage
to a liege who has no respect for Scotland or its
people. So he does what any laird would do—he lies
to the king. The last thing Ruairi expects is a beautiful
English governess to appear on his doorstep.
BUT THIS LADY SPY MIGHT MAKE HIM…
Lady Ravenna Walsingham is a seasoned spy who is
sent to the savage Highlands to uncover a nefarious
plot against the Crown. Playing the part of an English
governess—a job easier said than done—she infiltrates
the home of Laird Ruairi Sutherland, a suspected
IF SHE DOESN’T BETRAY HIM FIRST
Ravenna soon discovers that the only real threat
Sutherland poses is to her heart. But will the proud
Highland laird ever forgive her when he discovers the
woman he loves is an English spy?
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