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

So I Go Overboard

How early do you start shopping/decorating for the holidays? I’ll begin by saying that the upcoming holidays are my favorite time of year. I think maybe that started when I was just a child. My mother made everything special for … Continue reading

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Choices, Choices

“You’re stranded on a desert island (or someplace deserted). There are only three different things to eat/drink and that’s what you’re stuck with until you’re rescued. Which three items would you choose? This is sort of a hard question to … Continue reading

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First Place and First Kiss

First place.  That’s Liesel’s goal when she’s invited to play a game with a million dollar prize for the charity of your choice.  Even though she’s a woman with secrets that should stay hidden, she agrees to geocache with handsome … Continue reading

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Yippee! I’m Finally an Author

When did you start thinking of yourself as an author? I wrote my first story when I was five. My dad had read me a Little Golden Book about Woody Woodpecker (a cartoon character from back then), and I decided … Continue reading

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Review: The Pharaoh Key

Book Blurb:  “I just want to be crystal clear about this: if it has value, we’re gonna steal it. Are you with me?”Effective Engineering Solutions has been inexplicably shut down and the head of the company, Eli Glinn, has all … Continue reading

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Yes, I Want Print Too

I’m well aware that the profit margin on paperback books is low, yet I still want to have my books in print. For starters, there’s nothing in the world like holding your book in your hands and seeing your name … Continue reading

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I Really Love That Man

Since I’m a romance writer, my husband sometimes has to take a little ribbing.  “Are you the model for her heroes?” they always ask.  “Did you pose for her latest cover?”  Well, he didn’t pose for any of my covers, … Continue reading

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