2/15/15

Alanna Lucas Day 5




Thank you so much for having me on your blog. I really appreciate the opportunity to share my
journey with your readers.
My journey to publication started with a contest. In 2013, Boroughs Publishing Group hosted the
‘What’s in a Name’ contest. The guideline was to take the title of a song that inspired you and
adopt it as the title of your story. Since I did not have a completed novella- or any novella for
that matter- I wrote one specifically to be able to enter the contest. Face to Face by Siouxsie and
the Banshees was the inspiration for my novella.
With three days to spare, I exceeded the minimum word (by less than a 100 words) and
submitted my entry. I remember telling myself that it would be a miracle if I made it past the first
round. You can imagine my utter shock and delight when I learned that not only did I make it
past the first two rounds, but into the final round. That July while at RWA Nationals in Atlanta,
Georgia I found out that I won the contest. Too stunned by the news, I didn’t even phone my
family right away!
Almost 1-½ years later, what started as a contest win has turned into a series of novellas inspired
by dancing where the hero and heroine experience the allure and sensuality of the waltz. Here is
a little teaser of each…
Face to Face
A masquerade, a chance meeting, and a kidnapping: Little did Miss Penelope Ashurst realize that
breaking the rules would result in the adventure—and love—of a lifetime.
When We Dance
Nigel Rochefort succeeds at everything he attempts, but burying his family in scandal and
breaking up a wedding while seducing the bride is not quite what he had in mind. Nor was
finding true love.
Mistletoe Waltz
Trust, patience, and mistletoe must overcome a forced marriage, dark secrets, and a looming
shadow that threatens all chance of Faith finding love with the Marquess of Hawthorne.

Coming soon…
Dancing Around the Truth, the fourth novella in the In His Arms series.

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