Author: Jeanette Miller
Series: None – Stands Alone
Publisher: Covenant Communications
Releases: March 3, 2015
Ashlyn Carter feels as brittle as the lifeless roses that border her new house. A year after the tragic death of her husband, the young widow discovers a horrifying secret. Heartbroken and humiliated, she resolved that no one could ever know. Now, back in her hometown with her three-year-old daughter, she’s ready for a fresh start. But Ashlyn is unprepared to find that an embarrassing memory, buried deep in her past, is about to resurface. . .
Ryan Anderson was the last person Ashlyn expected to see. After the unexpected kiss they d shared years earlier, she assumed she’d never see him again. Though she tries to avoid him at all costs, Ashlyn finds herself running into her former flame far more often than she’d like. Between her uncomfortable history with Ryan and the series of well-meaning suitors pursuing her, Ashlyn finds herself disenchanted with dating altogether. Yet as she and Ryan slowly become reacquainted, she feels her resolve to avoid a relationship slipping. But when moving forward with Ryan means revealing the secrets he’s worked so hard to keep, will Ashlyn have the courage to leave behind her late husband’s legacy of deceit and learn to love again?
About the Author:
Jeanette Miller was born in northern California but spent most of her childhood in Guatemala, Puerto Rico, and Costa Rica, where her father worked. She cherishes her experiences of living in Latin America. In her teenage years, she dreamed of becoming a teacher and a published author. Jeanette attended Brigham Young University, where she earned a degree in Elementary Education. After graduating, she taught third grade for four years in the Spanish Immersion program. There, she enjoyed writing and directing plays for her students.
As a young mother, Jeanette started writing in moments snatched between changing diapers and making peanut butter sandwiches—or whenever her nose wasn’t in a book. She loves all things Jane Austen and Charlotte Brontë’s Jane Eyre. When Jeanette isn’t reading a novel in this genre, she’s watching their movie equivalents. She also loves scapbooking, designing jewelry, and eating chocolate. She would love to travel all over the world someday. Jeanette and her husband, Michael, have six children. They live in Pleasant Grove, Utah.
What is your favorite flavor of ice cream?
Balut. My daughter, a recently returned missionary from the Philippines, thinks it’s delicious. Bleck.
Any other books in the works? Goals for future projects?
Is there a song you could list as the theme song for your book or any of your characters?
What’s one piece of advice you would give aspiring authors?
When you were little, what did you want to be when you “grew up”?
If you were a bird, which one would you be?
You have won one million dollars what is the first thing that you would buy?
Do you prefer to write in silence or with music?
Do you have any weird or interesting rituals you do to get into writing mode or while you’re writing.
Okay, this is soooooo embarrassing. Sometimes I go to YouTube and watch movie montages done to songs like “Kiss Me” by Sixpence None the Richer. I’m serious.
Happiest moments in your life so far.
What words or expression do you overuse?
What drew you to writing this genre?
If you were not a writer, what would you like to do?
I’d want to be a professional group travel organizer. I so wish! I’d dream up all kinds of romantic stories taking place wherever I went.