The hero of this story, S.T. “Storm” Dalton, won my heart on page one, because Hoag drew him in perfect balance as a romantic lead: rugged and sexy, with a vibrant streak of humility and heart. The reader sees his vulnerability right away, in a deep wound of his own making that only one person—one woman—can heal. Storm spends the better part of the book finding that healing with her, an...
Flashback Friday Book Reviews highlight the love stories that have always inspired me—even before I decided to become a romance writer.
The Promise by Daneille Steel
While I’m sure I was born with the hopeless romantic gene, this is the book that activated it. Before I started trading Harlequins with my friend Francie in high school, before Lifetime Television for Women, there was The Promise.