When Elena turned to the anonymity of small-town Oklahoma for rest and recovery from the effects of her high-powered life as a Dallas architect, she didn't count on Bill McDuff, Hilltown Oklahoma's resident white knight. "I always work in minor emergencies. Major rescues must be scheduled for alternate Tuesdays, and I fight dragons by appointment only."
McDuff doesn't permit anonymity. He is strong, perceptive, patient, almost maddeningly gallant, and the one hint he simply will not take is hers in pushing him away. Gently persistent, he breaks down her barriers to help her build a
And to Elena, intent on her slow recovery, that's all they have or need: friendship. She sees in him no knight in shining armor, but only McDuff, construction worker, gentle country bumpkin, kind and friendly when she desperately needs a friend. She doesn't even notice that her uncommon
hero has begun his latest major rescue.
"As always with Modean's books, I can't say enough in praise.
This is real romance, the way romance should be--And hey,
it's the way romance novels should be, too.
"Seriously, Modean's characters are always so real, her
situations so believable, her resolutions so
satisfying...You should stop reading what I have to say
about it, and go read the book for yourself. You can't go
Once again, I've set a book in the hills of beautiful southeastern Oklahoma. Links abound in my "Links" page, which I built originally for the Pitchlyn County books, and at the individual pages for Simple Words and In Name Only.
I hope you enjoy visiting my world; I know I love sharing it with you.