What do you love most about writing for Harlequin Medicals?
|Flo Nicoll, one of Susan's editors|
My editors' accents. I do love to listen to their beautiful English accents. They seem to appreciate my southern drawl too. Along with our mutual love of voice, I like writing feel good stories where there is a lot of drama. Who doesn't love a hot doctor?
What do you think makes a good story?
A happy ending. I want to say "Ahhhh" when I finish one of my books. It feels good to go to sleep believing all is right with the world. Yes, I'm a romantic at heart.
Anywhere you haven’t traveled you would like to go?
I've visited a number of continents but I still have a wish list of places I'd love to go. Top of that list is the Great Wall of China. I'd love to one day walk on it or even spend the night on it. I know that doesn't sound like fun to everyone but I do love an adventure.
What one item do you always pack when you travel?
Would you believe - Ziplock plastic bags. They are the best travel secret. They are great for so many things--jewelry, soap, wet cloth, snack--the list goes on and on. Plastic bags are a must in my suitcase and in at least three different container sizes.
Tell us a little about your current release …..
Ghana West Africa is the setting for The Nurse He Shouldn't Notice. Court Armstrong is the CEO of a grant foundation who turned down the application that would help the rural hospital. Intrigued by the concept of the hospital, he decides to deliver supplies so he can see the area for himself. Strong-willed, head nurse Maggie Everett is there waiting on him. She cares for the villagers as if they were her own. She and Court cross swords about the needs at the hospital and what is important in life. Through working together, they find a love that includes each other as well as the people of Ghana.
I actually know a doctor and a nurse that worked in Ghana for over twenty years caring for people in a rural hospital so much like the one in my book. I hope I've honored their work.
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