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Margaret Tanner is an award winning multi-published Australian author. She once spent a couple of hours in an old goal cell so she could feel the chilling cold and fear of her heroine.
She loves delving into the pages of history as she carries out research for her historical and western romance novels. No book is too old or tattered for her to trawl through, no museum too dusty and no website too hard to navigate. Many of her novels have been inspired by true events, with one being written around the hardships and triumphs of her pioneering ancestors in frontier Australia.
Her favorite historical period is the 1st World War, and she has visited the battlefields of Gallipoli, France and Belgium, a truly poignant experience.
With the encouragement of friend and Award Winning, Western Romance author, Susan Horsnell, she has fallen in love with writing Western Historical Romance. Frontier Australia and frontier America, have many similarities, isolated communities, a large single male population and a lack of eligible women.
She has always loved Westerns, soaking up all the Western TV shows and movies when she was young. Bonanza was her all-time favourite show. Little Joe Cartwright was her hero. Western Author, Zane Grey was her favourite author at that time.
Margaret has a short story published in the Western Romance Anthology, Rawhide ‘N Roses which was a 2015 Rone Finalist.
Margaret was also invited to participate in the American Mail Order Bride Series, 50 brides from 50 states, from 45 different authors. Her story is Edwina, Bride of Connecticut which is Book No 5 in the series.
Margaret has written 6 Western Historical Romance novellas.
On 1st June,2015, Falsely Accused was announced as the winner of the historical novel section of Easy Chair Book shop literary competition.
Haunted Hearts came 5th in the romance section of Easy Chair Book shop competition 2015.
Margaret won the 2007 Author of the Year at AussieAuthors.com. She also won it for a 2nd time in 2010.
Frontier Wife, won the 2010 Reader’s Favorite Historical Romance Award.
As an unpublished manuscript, Fiery Possession was short-listed in English Publisher,ChocLit Find An Aussie Star competition, in December 2012.
A Rose In No-Man’s Land (published by Amazon Encore),won an un-published manuscript award through RWA (Romance Writers of Australia), several years ago and also won the Best Historical Romance of 2015 at Authors On The Air Global Radio Network Book Reviewers.
Lily has lost everything, her home, her family and her reputation.
Matt is desperately in need of a young woman to help him care for his recently orphaned niece, and a marriage of convenience would be the solution to all their problems.
When the secrets Matt and Lily harbor are finally exposed, will their union end in happiness or despair?
A catastrophic event delivers Winifred (Freddie) Guilford, into the arms of reclusive rancher Nicholas Brown.
Brought up by a tyrannical father, Freddie and her sisters dress and work like men. Nicholas is a suspicious loner who shuns people.
Will their chance of finding happiness together be ruined by events from the past?
Alfreda (Alfie) Guilford, is a dead woman walking.
Her ruthless in-laws, the Montagues, want her dead.
If she is carrying a Montague heir, the death sentence will be delayed until after the baby is born. Overhearing their diabolical plans, Alfie flees.
Bounty Hunter, Eli Darcy, is hired by the Montagues to bring Alfie in.
Once the pair meet, sparks fly between them and Eli has to make a choice. Turn Alfie in and collect a huge reward, or follow his heart and marry her.