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Archive for April 2012

The Name Game, Part 2

April 19, 2012

When posting the Kathleen Quick Notes, I meant to mention that David Thornley was the first of many Davids in the series. Which got me wondering: which suitor names WERE used the most? Now granted, MOST of the names were only used once. But some weren’t just reused, they were overused! David–5 books Michael/Mike–5 books […]

Marilee Quick Notes

April 18, 2012

Sunfire #9 is Marilee by Mary Francis Shura. Marilee stands out in that there are three fully eligible suitors instead of just two. All three are friends of Marilee’s brother, which helps establish Marilee’s (sometimes misguided) trust in each. Front Cover Blurb: One man will love her, one protect her, one understand her. Whom will […]

Kathleen Quick Notes

April 8, 2012

Sunfire #8 is Kathleen by Candice F. Ransom. Kathleen is the first Sunfire girl to immigrate to North America during the course of the book, in this case from Ireland. Front Cover Blurb: Behind her was the home she could never return to. Ahead was the shining promise of America…and love. Back Cover Blurb: There […]

Caroline Quick Notes

April 8, 2012

Sunfire #7 is Caroline by Willo Davis Roberts. Caroline has the distinction of being the only Sunfire book in which the heroine has only one suitor. Front Cover Blurb: Her disguise would keep her safe, but not from love. Back cover blurb: If only men and boys were going to California, then Caroline would become–a […]

The Name Game, Part 1

April 5, 2012

And now for a strange interlude… When I was young, I wanted each girl’s name (i.e., the title) to be long and elegant. I was always annoyed at the Schurfranz titles because she chose the shortest, plainest names. Maybe she was trying to connect with modern girls, but I always thought that, for example, “Cassie” should […]