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ROMONA
March 24th, 2008, 08:25 PM
SET IN INDIA DURING THE DYING DAYS OF THE BRITISH RAJ


5 STAR REVIEWS
FALLEN ANGELS five Angels ROMANCE STUDIO 5 hearts
and
COFFEE TIME ROMANCE 4 cups
In the dying days of the British Raj a surge of chaos is sweeping India.Coveted by all who see it, the Emerald Peacock is a dangerous object. Known not only for its exquisite craftsmanship but also its great commercial value, it is the sole remaining object left to Dina, the half-breed princess, passed down from her motherís dynasty. As the only living member of her family she is honour-bound to regain the emerald peacock from the unyielding fist of the power-drugged and tyrannical Maharaja.
Duncan MacGavin, the tall, charismatic Scottish engineer, known for his ruthlessness in business and a power to be feared and respected is leaving with Dina, to marry her and take ship from Bombay back to Scotland. But Dina wonít leave without the peacock. Courageous as she is beautiful she is about to steal what is hers, the emerald peacock. Duncan realises the peril of such folly and caring nothing for his own safety he risks his life to retrieve the heirloom, and together they flee.
The maharaja stirred to fury despatches his best men in pursuit. Ultimately surrounded, with no escape possible, unless the plan Duncan has devised can work, Dina must make the bitterest choice of her life -- Duncan or the peacock?

Their passion for each other consumes them but will they too, succumb to the
LURE OF THE EMERALD PEACOCK?

Surrounded and trapped, will the soothsayer's prediction prove right?
AVAILABLE AT LINDEN BAY ROMANCE. www.lindenbayromance.com/ (http://www.lindenbayromance.com/) (historical)
also paperback www.amazon.com (http://www.amazon.com)


AUTHOR WEBSITE www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona (http://www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona)

CharmedGirl
March 24th, 2008, 08:42 PM
Hmmm a man or a priceless peacock? How will she choose!

ROMONA
March 24th, 2008, 08:54 PM
Hello Charmed Girl

How indeed?

Thank you

Romona

Stunning BOOK COVER, Excerpts, and short movie at Author Website www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona (http://www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona)

AnneWhitfield
March 31st, 2008, 04:14 PM
I really enjoyed the blurb, Romona. It's a nice change to see a book set in India.
I hope it sells well for you.

ROMONA
March 31st, 2008, 09:29 PM
I really enjoyed the blurb, Romona. It's a nice change to see a book set in India.
I hope it sells well for you.
Thank you Anne

A lot of the research was really done through actual experiences of my own family who lived in India at that time. The introduction has the heroine sitting by her father's death-bed in the maharaja's private hospital. A Shikar (Shooter) he was dying of gangarine from the bite of a man-eating tiger. That is what happened to an uncle of mine. I loved writing the book.

Hope you are having good sales with your book too. Historicals are lovely.

regards
Romona
author website www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona (http://www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona)

ROMONA
April 1st, 2008, 02:05 AM
Ann

I took a look at your website. A lovely place to visit and I liked the pictures of places resembling those where your heroine might have lived and been. The smell of eucalypt and long dry ranges bring the reader right into the story.

Judging by the blurbs accompanying each book, you have a real flair for writing historicals and I wish you well.

regards

Romona
authorwebsite www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona (http://www.thewaterfront.net.au/romona)