Author Peggy Trotter has joined us to today to share her upcoming book release, The Misfit Bride! It hits the virtual and reality shelves on June 1st. Both historical and inspirational, it’s the first of a three-book series. The Lowborn Lady and The Spellbound Schoolmarm will be released on Dec. 1, 2021, and June 1st, 2022, respectively.
I thought it might be entertaining to get to know this author by playing a game of favorites and then have her chime in with a few extras on her upcoming book.
All right, Peggy. Are you ready?
(laughs) I think so.
Here we go. Give me all your favorites. Go!
Childhood books: Anything horse! Margurite Henry books, Black Beauty, The Black Stallion, and James Herriot’s books.
Color: Blue, Yellow, Pink. (Whoops. It’s hard to pick one!)
Hobby: DIY-ing, but I also love crocheting, reading, painting, and crafting.
Hairstyle: Messy bun.
Clothes: Comfy t-shirts/jeans.
Person: The hubs, of course. But my father will always have a special place in my heart.
Chore: Laundry. I love warm, clean clothes.
Outside activity: Mowing the grass.
Food: Pizza, but I love my husband’s grilled T-bone steaks.
Drink: Code Red Mountain Dew.
Bible Verse: All time favorite: Psalm 100, the first one I ever learned.
Author: Karen Witemeyer, but also Joanne Bischof and Lynn Austin.
Former job: Teaching.
Plant: Miniature rose.
Activity: Being with my hubs, kids/grandkids.
Memory: Growing up on a farm.
And we’re done! I hope you are not exhausted.
Whew, some of those were difficult, I won’t lie. I did have some trouble narrowing it down to one on several of those.
So let’s put up The Misfit Bride’s blurb and let you give us some details, also watch the trailer below!
Zero. That’s how many suitors Cora “Too Tall” Taggart’s entertained in her nineteen years. That is, until her father corrals a man nearly twice her age needing a mother for his children. However, Cora’s heart aches to find true love with a man who would embrace all of her misfit qualities.
When Trigg Gentry discovers Cora in a back alley, using his horse as her own personal writing desk, sparks fly between them. While he searches for his runaway sister, Trigg crosses paths once again with Cora on a steamer bound for St. Louis, and neither Trigg nor Cora can deny their blossoming relationship.
But Trigg’s unexpected exit from Cora’s debutante cotillion comes under suspicion. The guests’ jewelry is missing, and he’s linked to a murder case. Cora fears these accusations will make it impossible to avoid her father’s arranged marriage. And to make matters worse, her heart belongs to the man now pegged as a criminal. How can Cora convince her father that Trigg isn’t involved in either crime when all the proof points straight at him?
Obviously, Cora is in a tight spot. She’s being pushed into an unwanted courting/marriage situation by her father, yet she really wants to fall in love with someone who sweeps her off her feet. To add insult to injury, she’s become the focus of the local busybodies’ gossip, who love to chitter about her glaring failings. But Cora gets a chance for a once-in-a-lifetime trip to visit a cousin, and a whole new world opens to her. She begins to discover who she is and what she really wants.
Trigg Gentry, a Kentucky horse and mule breeder struggling to keep his family together and is searching for his runaway younger sister. But when he meets Cora, the sparks fly. Yet, he can’t even contemplate what this attraction could mean. He must tend to family issues. But his plans go awry and then…he finds himself in a heap of a mess. His dreams of finding his way back to Cora and his future suddenly look very dim.
Goats, pineapples, ball gowns, and even a shootout find their way into this story and you’ll have to read it to find out how this all fits together into a sigh-worthy happily-ever-after.
Thanks so much for visiting and letting our readers know about your new release The Misfit Bride now available on Amazon. You can catch up with Peggy at these links and websites. PeggyTrotter.com, Diamonds In Fiction, and Peggy Trotter.
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