They say no good deed goes unpunished. They're right. By day, Michael Chandler was a cold-hearted, sleazy, corporate attorney in a thousand-dollar suit making an obscene salary by winning copyright lawsuits. By night, he was a loving husband. While he was busy doing a good deed, someone else was destroying his life. Drowning in guilt and Irish whiskey, it took a vision quest and imaginary spirit animals to show him the way out of his hell. Elaine Chamb ry has just been beaten for the last time. Luckily, a handsome jogger with a cell phone comes to her aid. Her husband gets four years, and she gets her life back - for a little while, anyway. So why didn't anyone warn her the scum had been paroled early? This time, she barely survives the beating. She could not let this happen to another woman! Between school, her dream job, and a nosy neighbor, she's getting her self-confidence back. Trust? Not so much. Elaine and her new client walk into a lawyer's office, and she's shocked to find the man who helped her all those years ago, and sparks fly both ways. He wants her, but would he be being unfaithful to his dead wife? She wants him, but is he going to turn into a monster? Imaginary spirit animals to the rescue! Will Michael take another chance on love? Can Elaine learn to trust another man? They earned their happily ever after, right? Not so fast . . . THE GOOD DEED is the standalone first book in the Chandler Horde series. It's a romance about paying dues and earning the reward.
Mary A. Nason is a feisty member of the Silver Generation and retired geekette. Originally from Los Angeles and then Silicon Valley, California, she now lives in a small town in Central Oregon. Mary loves to write and play nickel video poker. During the winter, she can often be found on a ski slope. She has a vivid imagination and finds story ideas and character inspirations through her friends - who are nice to her so she won't kill them off. There's a little bit of Mary in all her heroines, but alas, so far, the heroes have been pure fantasy. She is currently single and will probably stay that way for the foreseeable future. Writing is a jealous lover. For information about Mary's upcoming books and to join her mailing list, go to www.maryanason.com or write to her at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow her on Facebook at www.facebook.com/MaryANason/