Author Archives: Elaine Cantrell

About Elaine Cantrell

Elaine Cantrell was born and raised in South Carolina. She has a Master’s Degree in Personnel Services from Clemson University and is a member of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international honorary sorority for women educators. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America. Her first novel A New Leaf was the 2003 winner of the Timeless Love Contest and was published in 2004 by Oak Tree Press. When she isn't writing you can find Elaine playing with her dog or maybe collecting more vintage Christmas ornaments

It’s Tough to Get Old

If you could choose one thing you can no longer do and suddenly had the strength/time/resources to do once again, what would it be? For those of you who don’t yet know, it’s tough to get old.  It isn’t just … Continue reading

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Review: The Flip

Blurb: Andrew and Sonnet hated each other in high school. Always rivals for the best grades and top academic honors, there was no love lost between these two nerds after graduation. Ten years later, they’ve both been named heirs to … Continue reading

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What I’ve Learned About Life So Far

Wow, that’s a big question, but I’ll give it a shot. First, just because something is new, it doesn’t mean it’s better. Conversely, just because it’s something we’ve done for a long time, it doesn’t mean it’s better. Second, we … Continue reading

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Christmas in July

Have you ever been jilted?  Once upon a time I was, but even though he didn’t mean to do me a favor, he did anyway.  If he hadn’t wanted to date that silly little girl…  Well, if he hadn’t wanted … Continue reading

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Read My Own Work? Of Course!

Do I read my own books? You better believe it, but not before a little time has gone by since publication. Going through edits makes me tired of the book, but after a while it seems fresh and new, and … Continue reading

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Characteristics of my Work

Are there certain characteristics that pop up in most of your books? The answer to this question is yes. To begin, my main characters are all good, ethical people. I write bad guys who are far from ethical, but my … Continue reading

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Review: No Angels for Christmas

BLURB: No Angels for Christmas . . . a cozy romantic mystery with suspense from The Mystery Angel Romances series. An angel hidden in every book waiting for you to figure who . . . Child psychologist Rachel Kelly isn’t … Continue reading

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