Saturday, January 22, 2011

Saved by the Sheikh Giveaway - International Contest

Meet the author, Tessa Radley

Tessa considers herself a reader at heart and discovered books at an early age. Growing up in a world surrounded by Nancy Drew, Ken and Flicka, Cherry Ames, Anne of Green Gables, Bilbo Baggins and the ponies of the Pullein-Thompson sisters, she eventually moved on to reading everything she could lay her hands on and discovered many favourite thriller, literary, fantasy and romance authors.

Depending on what she was reading, her childhood career dreams veered wildly from the less interesting choices that teachers proposed. Who wanted to be an accountant or architect with the chance of working for the Flying Doctor or living on a ranch in Wyoming or competing as a three-day eventer?

For a short time she even considered the life of a PI until she finally set her sights on a career as a foreign correspondent in Africa. These hopes were dashed when a local newspaper shut down and the journalist cadet scheme she'd planned to attend came to an abrupt end. Instead of becoming a journalist, Tessa ended up with a Bachelor of Arts degree (needless to say one of her majors had to be English Literature!) and later she finally succumbed to completing a Bachelor of Laws degree. Tessa practiced for too many years as an attorney, rising rapidly through the ranks to make partner in a city law firm.

A six month break travelling through Australia with her family, refuelling her imagination and reading tons of books, again fired up the compulsion to write. After spending almost six years honing her craft, Tessa finally sold to Silhouette Desire.

Tessa loves writing books with a little edge and a lot of emotion—the kind she loves to read. Her favourite kind of characters are those caught in seemingly insurmountable circumstances and Tessa wrestles all day long with how to get them in and out of those impossible situations.   Source:  Tessa's website

About Saved by the Sheikh

Pregnant by the Royal Sheikh

Practically penniless, Tiffany Smith had nowhere to turn except to the gorgeous billionaire who offered his help. But at what price? Dashing banker Rafiq Al Dhahara did not believe she was an innocent fallen on hard times. Still, his distrust didn't stop her from falling for his charms...and into his bed for one passionate night.
Months later, Tiffany again found herself at Rafiq's mercy. She wanted him to know the truth about her pregnancy—but she didn't know the truth about this man. Until she did, getting him to believe he was the baby's father would be no small feat...for nothing short of a kingdom hung in the balance.

International Contest To win a copy of Saved by the Sheikh, follow this blog, comment and leave your email address.  Winner will be announced January 24th.

Tessa Radley's Website

Tessa's blog


Anonymous said...

Hi! I would pick Tessa Radley's Saved by the sheikh because I secretly still love stories of innocents being swept away by strong, handsome, exotic take charge men who will take care of you and your every need and the happy ending with a baby. Thanks! Here's my email address:

Laney4 said...

I love following this blog. Thanks, Marilyn!
I am looking forward to reading more and more of Tessa's books. Thanks again.
seytype at hotmail dot com

Linda Henderson said...

I would love to read this book, it sounds like a really good story and I love sheikh stories.

Blog follower.

seriousreader at live dot com

Marilyn Shoemaker said...

Laney4 is the winner. Congrats

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