Bio: Sandra Madden enjoyed a lengthy career as a broadcast copy/promotional writer in Miami and Los Angeles. But her most rewarding work followed as a writer/producer/host for a Miami PBS television station where she focused on How-To series, public affairs - of the political kind - and women's issues.
She began writing historical romance in the evenings and was first published in 1998. Sandra went on to write contemporary romance as well and is the author of 13 books. Her 14th book, is non-fiction - the memoir of her husband, actor Dave Madden, best known to television viewers for his role as Reuben Kincaid on The Partridge Family.
Ms. Madden is the mother of two adult children and grandmother to four beautiful granddaughters.
Edmund Wydville discovered that the gardener's daughter had developed into a beauty while he was away. Kate Beadle had loved Edmund from afar since she was a child, but she knew the nobility didn't choose low-born brides. But her rose and crown ring suggested a mystery about her birth. While Edmund struggled with his attraction to her, she discovered the dangerous truth about her heritage. Historical Romance by Sandra Madden; originally published by Zebra under the title A Princess Born
Maeve O'Malley rescued an unconscious man one December night, but her brother's sense of propriety forced her to marry the stranger. Art collector Charles Rycroft, from an old and wealthy Boston family, lost his memory following the attack which robbed him of a valuable sketch of St. Nicholas--and on recovering it he found himself married to a beautiful Irish girl--from the serving class. Victorian Romance by Sandra Madden; originally published by Zebra
Heiress Amelia Farnthorpe was abducted at gunpoint and forced to marry Quinn Hallet. Hallet, a Patriot spy, needed an English bride to elude the Loyalists--and to rescue his brother, a prisoner of war in St. Augustine. Amelia wanted only to escape the Rebel and honor the marriage her father had arranged for her in England--until she was enchanted by the magic of Quinn's touch. Historical Romance by Sandra Madden; originally published by Zebra Precious Gem
Former naval officer Oliver Steele found Annabelle Browne swept up from a shipwreck off Key West--and decided to keep her. Her reputation destroyed, Annabelle was forced to marry the handsome tyrant, who was known as "The Shark" in the Caribbean. Steele and Annabelle had the same goal--to find her long-lost father. But they had completely different reasons, and Steele's was to destroy the man. Historical Romance by Sandra Madden; originally published by Zebra as Take by Storm
Rather than be forced to marry the elderly Earl of Oster, Lady Henrietta Hadley ran away. To escape her guardian she joined a gypsy caravan. But she had no idea how tempting Lucien Vaslav, the mysterious and handsome gypsy king could be--nor that he was traveling toward his own arranged marriage. Historical Romance by Sandra Madden; originally published by Zebra Precious Gems