About the Author
“Simpson excels at imbuing her realistic characters with subtle depths…” - John Charles - American Library Association
“…a treat for lovers of gothic romance…” “There's a natural progression here from the traditional gothic of eerie occurrences with rational explanations to a true paranormal twist, and Simpson keeps the sultry sensuality at a strong simmer.” Nina Davis - American Library Association.
National bestselling novelist Donna Lea Simpson has written and published 28 novels and novellas. She has written Regency, time-travel, contemporary and paranormal-historical romances, as well as plunging into her long-time love, mystery writing. The first of her paranormal historical books for Berkley, Awaiting The Moon, (February 2006) became a national bestseller and was nominated for Best Paranormal Historical of 2006 by Romantic Times. The follow-up, Awaiting The Night, (November 2006) was also well-received; Harriet Klausner calls it “a wonderful historical that is a one sitting read.” Romantic Times says, “Victoria Holt would be proud.”
Awaiting The Fire (September 2007) continues the series with a scorching tale of paranormal twists, gothic mystery, danger and love set in the Cornish moors.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
"Rachel's Change of Heart" by Donna simpson (2003) The is Rachel Neville's story. She was her father's favorite and when he died she closed herself off thinking that if she didn't care/love she couldn't be hurt. She tried to become the perfect debutante. When her sister, Penny, got married something started happening to her. She became aware of some new feelings. She noticed her perfect fiance' was just as cold as she was and she didn't like it. Colin Varens, who she has known since childhood had always loved Rachel and had asked for her hand in marriage many times but now that she was engaged, he knew he had to reconcile himself to only be her friend. Rachel started to question everything and her frozen emotions started to melt. As Colin and Rachel spent time together can he be satisfied with being only friends especially as he sees the changes in Rachel? Does Rachel see life differently and how does she react? This is a different kind of Romance story because Colin is NOT handsome but his strong character shines through a homely face. Interesting!! Happy Reading!