Saloon Singer & A Gambler Is Born

Saloon Singer & A Gambler Is Born

by Janet Quinn
     
 
Two short stories about the main characters in The Lucky Lady, a historical romance, by Janet Quinn.

On her fourteenth birthday, Lila Kane decides she must leave home before her drunken father kills her. She travels across the prairie looking for a town where her pa won’t find her and she can find a job. Tired and dusty she finally stops at a town.

Overview

Two short stories about the main characters in The Lucky Lady, a historical romance, by Janet Quinn.

On her fourteenth birthday, Lila Kane decides she must leave home before her drunken father kills her. She travels across the prairie looking for a town where her pa won’t find her and she can find a job. Tired and dusty she finally stops at a town. Will she be able to find a job before she starves to death?

Carter Hawkins has just graduated from Harvard and is looking forward to a six month tour of the Continent. His father and grandfather want him to become a banker, which is the furthest thing from his desires, but he figures he has six months before he has to tell them. Then, as he is packing, his grandfather informs him his father has died suddenly and Carter must take over his place at the bank. With his trip cancelled and his friend betraying him by not postponing his trip, Carter decides to make his own way in the world away from his family. Can he find the happiness he craves?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940013922099
Publisher:
Janet Cornelow
Publication date:
03/03/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
263 KB

Meet the Author

Janet Quinn has always been a storyteller. She has put her love of stories into her writing. While honing her craft, she earned a B.A. and an M.A. in journalism. Then she took up teaching high school English and writing. She has also taught novel writing classes at the Learning Tree University in California.

Her first novel, Yesteryear’s Love, was published by Berkley/Jove under their Time Passages imprint. It placed in the finals of the Romance Writers of America/Orange County Chapter’s Orange Award Contest for published writers for best historical.

A Moment In Time is her second time travel and takes the reader back to 1692 and a pirate boat. The Lucky Lady, a western with a gambler and a seamstress with a secret, it a western romance. The Irish Countess takes the reader to Ireland during the great potato famine where Ciara must save the man she loves as well as her tenants. The Irish Countess was an EPPIE finalist in 2007. The Enchanted Hawk is a fantasy romance novel with Brylynn, a shape-shifter, who must help Thom save his kingdom. The Chronicles of Augeas take the reader to the land of Augeas filled with magic and evil.

When she isn’t writing historical or time travel novels, Janet teaches at two online universities. She lives in Southern California with one of her three sons, who encourage her writing, and her kitten and dog.

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