Bio: Susan Aylworth is a professor emeritus of English at California State University, Chico, where she taught for 30 years, a wife of 40 years, mother of seven children and author of nine published novels. One favorite work is "Gertrude," a one-woman play that allows Hamlet's mother to rebut four centuries of accusations. She loves poems, plays, words in almost all forms, and good raspberry jam. She lives in northern California with her husband, Roger, a dog called Pirate, and two quirky cats. Like most women of her generation, she wishes the grandkids would visit more often.
Cardiologist Brandon Demarse epitomized Mr. Right for the female staff at Chico General, except for caseworker Robin Hill, who knew that ice water ran in his veins. When a plane crash stranded them in the frozen Sierra Nevada wilderness, Brandon's heart thawed to reveal a tender, passionate man. With the elements and the odds stacked against them, all that could save them from perishing beneath Sierra skies was love. Contemporary Romance by Susan Aylworth writing as Shannon Gale; originally publ... more info>>