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

Pictures, Pictures, Pictures

Looking at the photos on your phone (or camera, if you still use one), what place or type of event do you tend to photograph most often?  I have to confess that I haven’t taken many pictures lately. I see … Continue reading

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Book Review: She’s Up To No Good

Blurb: For two women generations apart, going home will change their lives in this funny, poignant, and life-affirming novel about family, secrets, and broken hearts by the author of For the Love of Friends. Four years into her marriage, Jenna is … Continue reading

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My Favorite Spots in Nature

Do you have favorite spots in nature, such as a view, the woods, a sea or lake shore? As far as I’m concerned I have two wonderful places in nature. In fact, I’d have a hard time choosing one over … Continue reading

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An Interview With Me

A few years ago, another author interviewed me on her blog. It’s been years since I thought about that interview, but I saw it stuck in a folder on my computer and decided to see what I’d said. Since I … Continue reading

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My Happy Place

What is your favorite place to escape and why? I don’t have to go far to find a wonderful escape. In fact, it only takes maybe five minutes to get there, but it’s a wonderful place to decompress and escape … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Hag Rider

Blurb: This historical novel is basically a soldier’s story, written in a style modeled after authentic Civil War memoirs. Jack Benson’s boyish, matter-of-fact narrative relates an engrossing tale that recounts his origins, his military experiences, and the paranormal forces that protect … Continue reading

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It’s Sometimes Overwhelming

“If you could remodel/redecorate any room in your house which room would you choose and what would you do to it?” Let me begin by saying that we’ve already done a lot of remodeling to our house. When we moved … Continue reading

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My Husband the Romantic

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 covers, and even though the man … Continue reading

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Not a Fan I’m Afraid

Do you enjoy reading about other writers, their bios and writing process? In short, no, I don’t. I’ve read biographies before, but most of them bored me to a certain degree. The ones I have read I did so because … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deadly Omen

Book Blurb: A candidate for princess is murdered at a Native American pow wow while Tempe Crabtree is working there in her capacity as deputy. Tempe’s investigation takes her onto the Bear Creek Indian Reservation. Her search for the killer … Continue reading

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