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I can hardly believe that it's been a year since my romance novel, The Millionaire Plan, was published by Astraea Press.



Love or money, what would you marry for?


That's the decision Amber Wynter has to make when her parents are forced to sell the lovely Tudor house that has been the family home for generations. And it’s all thanks to Amber’s ex-fiancé Rod persuading them to invest in his dodgy shares. So armed with a ‘How to Hook a Millionaire’ Book and a ten point plan, she sets off to hook herself a rich husband. Then she meets the drop-dead gorgeous Jed Curtess. The attraction between them is sizzling but Jed is only a hired hand on one of the millionaire’s yachts. Can Amber ignore her heart and follow her plan?

Available in paperback or ebook.


Whoa! What was she thinking of, kissing Jed like that? She pulled away, fighting down the fire that was threatening to engulf her entire body, and looked over at the dog standing in the doorway.

 “I think she’s trying to tell us to stop congratulating ourselves. She did all the hard work,” she said, hoping her voice sounded steadier than she felt. She didn’t dare catch Jed’s eye, dreading what she’d see there. He’d just given her a light kiss on the lips and she’d practically thrown herself at him! He already had a low enough opinion of her because she was planning on hooking a millionaire, now what must he think?

“So she did.” Jed’s voice was light, as if nothing had happened between them. Well it hadn’t, had it? It had only been a quick kiss, for goodness sake.

You call that a quick kiss?

She heard him get up but still didn’t trust herself to turn and face him.

“I’ll just go and write up my notes and check through the photos I’ve taken,” he told her. “I’ll be in Mike’s study if you need me.”

“Okay.” She nodded.

The next minute he was gone, leaving her to her thoughts.

Oh, nice one, Amber. Great timing to snog the guy like that when you’ve got to spend the whole evening together, not to mention tomorrow morning and the boat trip home.

Hang on, he kissed me.

Yes, but you didn’t have to kiss him back quite so enthusiastically, did you? She cringed as she remembered the way she’d ran her fingers through his hair, pulling his head closer to her. What had come over her?


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  1. Jo Grafford

    Happy one year anniversary, Karen! Wishing you many many more sales in the upcoming year. :-)

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  2. Karen

    Thank you, Sherry. :)

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  3. Sherry Gloag

    Happy birthday bookday, and I love the cover. :-)

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  4. Kelly Martin

    Happy book birthday!

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  5. Karen

    Thanks for dropping by, Krysten and Sandy.

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  6. Krysten

    Congrats on the nomination!!

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  7. Sandy Bruney

    Congratulations on the nomination. Nice birthday present!

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  8. Karen

    Thank you, both. :)

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  9. Ariella Moon

    Congratulations on your one-year anniversary and on being nominated for a RONE award!

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  10. Ashley Stambaugh

    Congrats, Karen!

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