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"I started out as a political speech writer, and whileCapitol Hill may be light-years away from Irish warriors,poets, blanket bogs. sidhe, saints, green hills and miracles,the distance between historical romance and Irelandisn't far. Irish history is rich with men and women whoselives were at once heroic, vivid, poignant, and worthyinspiration for a romance writer."

Loved by readers for her compelling characters andsensual love scenes, reviewers have hailed Nancy's booksas a consummate example of romance combinedwith meticulously researched history. Wild Irish Skies wasnamed by The Washington Post Book World as one ofthe top five romances of 1997.

Nancy lives in Washington, D.C. with her husband andchildren. She is working on another Irish historicalromance.