Flashback Friday is a meme hosted by our friends at Fiction Fare and Swoony Boys Podcast. The Objective - Pick a book... any book that meets the following criteria:
1. Must have been published at least 2 years ago or
2. Preferably is still in print or available to read
Title: Winter Longing
Author: Tricia Mills aka Trish Milburn
Publication Date: 8/12/2010
When Winter's boyfriend is killed in a plane crash in the Alaskan wilderness, she's robbed of the future she'd only just allowed herself to believe might be hers. Winter and Spencer had been destined for one another. And after his death, Spencer's presence continues to haunt her.
But when her next-door neighbor becomes an unlikely friend, Winter begins to accept all that she can't change. Can she open herself to a new future . . . and a possible new love?
Trish grew up in Kentucky and got her degree in print journalism from Murray State University. After college, she worked as a newspaper reporter, a marketing assistant and finally a magazine managing editor before quitting to freelance write and copy edit. By taking the leap into freelancer-land, she also had more time to devote to writing fiction and chasing her dream of becoming a published novelist. While working toward her first sale, she placed eight times as a finalist in the prestigious Golden Heart contest sponsored by Romance Writers of America, winning twice. She was also a finalist in Harlequin American Romance’s Great American Novel contest, which led to her first sale to American Romance. She has served her local RWA chapter, Music City Romance Writers, in virtually every position, and as a director on RWA’s national board of directors.
Other than reading (her to-be-read pile is literally four digits), Trish enjoys traveling (by car or train—she’s a terra firma girl!), hiking, nature photography and visiting national parks. Two of her life goals are to visit every unit of the U.S. National Park Service and to hike the Appalachian Trail. While many authors buy themselves a piece of jewelry or gorgeous new shoes to commemorate their first sales, Trish bought herself a TiVo so she doesn’t miss any of her favorite shows while she’s banging away at the computer keyboard to meet her deadlines.
In addition to writing romances for Harlequin American Romance and Harlequin Nocturne, Trish writes young adult novels Bell Bridge Books. She and her wonderfully supportive husband, who is also a Kentucky native, eventually moved a little further south, which Trish likes because she hates being cold. She could totally get used to decorating a palm tree for Christmas if she ever ended up living in Florida.
You can visit Trish on Facebook, on Twitter at @TrishMilburn or at her website, www.trishmilburn.com, and you can also write to her at P.O. Box 140875, Nashville, TN 37214-0875.