Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Introducing Nancy Fraser by @JoanReeves #RomanceGems

Today, I'd like to introduce you to one of our Romance Gems who is one of the hardest working authors I know—Nancy Fraser.

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About Nancy Fraser

Like most authors, Nancy began writing at an early age, usually on the walls and with crayons or, heaven forbid, permanent markers.

Her love of writing often made her the English teacher’s pet, which, of course, resulted in a whole lot of teasing. Still, it was worth it.

Published in multiple genres, Nancy currently writes for 4 publishers. She has published 29 books in both full-length and novella format. Her 30th and 31st books are scheduled for release in 2019.

When not writing (which is almost never), Nancy splits her free time between her 5 grandchildren. She’s also an avid traveler with Las Vegas being her favorite destination. Nancy lives in Atlantic Canada where she enjoys the relaxed pace and colorful people.

Find Nancy Online

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Nancy's Story: How I Became a Writer

I actually became a writer on a dare. Way back in 1991, a co-worker offered me one of her romance novels to read on my lunch break. I told her “no thank you,” and made the absolutely ridiculous comment, “anyone can write one of those.” She dared me to try.

So, that weekend, I wrote two chapters of a romance I titled Dream Lover. When I brought it to work on Monday, she accused me of copying it out of a book. To prove to her that I did indeed write the story, I spent my lunch break that day and the next writing a 3rd chapter.

Needless to say, that was all it took. I was hooked and determined to finish the book. That version of Dream Lover still holds a place of honor in a shoebox on a shelf in my closet.

For Your Consideration

The Vessel by Nancy Fraser

A career soldier, Major Liam McGregor has been following strict military orders for over a decade. Considered one of the best by his superiors, it’s not surprising he’s the operative chosen for an assignment that, if successful, could save mankind.

Years earlier, chemical warfare left the women of earth sterile and the population is dwindling fast. The only hope for survival lies in the government scientists’ ability to successfully breed alien females with healthy human males. So far, their attempts have been mediocre at best.

Alora, second daughter of the House of Delawon, is their last hope. A government protectee since her family’s transport crash landed on earth years earlier, she is the last surviving fempod from Tethys, one of Saturn’s habitable moons.

Together Liam and Alora must travel from the government’s safe house in what used to be the state of Colorado to Traverse City, the new capitol of the United Republic. Their route takes through both safe and hostile territory.

What poses more of a threat? The lawless marauders who’ll stop at nothing to vanquish their prey? Or, the forbidden desires tempting the soldier and the alien princess?

Watch the Video Trailer for The Vessel on YouTube.

Fun Fact: The Vessel is written entirely from the hero’s point-of-view.

Add The Vessel to Your Library.

25 comments:

  1. The Vessell sounds like a fun ride! And only the hero’s POV? I’m impressed!

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    1. Years ago, I read a Silhouette Romance written by author Maris Soule that was written entirely from the hero's pov. I thought ... wow! I read that book at least two times trying to find a mistake or pov shift. Of course, there was none. This is actually my second book from the hero's pov. And, both times, my editor said she read through the MS twice just to make sure I hadn't screwed up! LOL It's definitely a challenge but it's actually quite fun.

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  2. I love this darling girl!!! she is a fab writer, a good friend, and a marvelous mentor!!!

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  3. The Vessel definitely has an intriguing plot! i'll add to my To Be Read list.

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    1. Thank you, Iris. Those are the words an author always like to hear. Best of luck in our weekly drawing.

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  4. You're in for a fun ride when you meet this writer! From sweet to steamy, she does it all. And, as my fellow Gem Peggy Jaeger mentioned, she's a great friend and super mentor to me and other writers. Plus, I know she has a Cleopatra costume. *wink*

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  5. Loved the story of how you wrote your first romance. Would have enjoyed lunch with you in high school, Nancy!!

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    1. LOL, Nora. I rarely ate lunch in high school. Wish I could get away with that now. I will be forever grateful to that annoying co-worker who challenged me.

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  6. Amazing journey,Nancy. Wowed by just ysing the hero's pov.

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    1. Writing entirely from the hero's pov makes for a very interesting love scene.

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  7. I wonder how many of us started our careers with that thought-- "I could write one of those," while having no clue as to how to do it! Hi, Nancy!

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    1. I think it definitely happens more than we think. For me, it was just a dare. How easily I became hooked!

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  8. Nancy, it's been such a pleasure working with you on bring Romance Gems to life. I have to echo all the compliments above about you. You're talented and gracious—just a class act in every way.

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    1. You ladies are all so sweet. I don't think I've had this much love since I gave my sons their early inheritance!

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  9. Cool story on how you became a writer, thank you for sharing.

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    1. You're welcome, Cindi. Thanks for stopping by the blog. Please keep coming back for more great posts from all our authors.

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  10. Congrats on the number of books published. that is amazing.
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  11. It's been so much fun getting to know Nancy. She's such a prolific author and a gracious woman. So glad we're both Canadians and love romance. The Vessel sounds like such a great story. Hero's POV? Sign me up!

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  12. Love the story of how you became a writer.
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  13. It seems only fitting that Nancy should get a lovely introduction post after putting so many together for us newbies. I love that you got your start to writing on a dare, Nancy!

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    1. Thank you, Satin. I've done a few things on a dare but this one, by far, has been the best.

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