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I was always a risk taker and broke mustangs at thirteen years old in Oregon. I learn to break them with love, not threat or pain.
At 17 years old, I picked night-crawlers worms out in our Oregon orchards from 9pm to midnight, every night. I earned enough money to buy my school clothes and book. I also plunk I've lived six lives in one and it all shows up in the books I write, one way or another.
I soloed in 12 hours, which is average. From that time until I left for the US Navy at 18, I had accrued 39 hours of flight time in my Cessna single engine airplane. I was in the US military and was an AG3 weather forecaster. There was no airplane club, so I couldn't fly when I was in the Navy. But I could look at the clouds in the sky ;-.
These weapons were closed to women because they were too 'heavy' for a female to handle. I said baloney and fought the males and won half my bouts. I was part of a surge of women fencers on the East Coast in the 's to push for equality in the sport. Together, we changed the sport and changed the mind of the men. Women now fence in foil, epee and sabre, thanks to what we did as a vanguard showing the world it could be done.
I then became a volunteer firefighter when I was a civilian once more, the first woman in an all - male fire department in West Point, Ohio for three years. I became a local expert not only in firefighting, driving the engine and tanker trunks, but also had training in hazardous material Reynoldsburg Fire Academy, Columbus, OH. My books always reflect what I experienced.
Between and it published numerous adventure titles by Jack London. It was not until the s that the company began to concentrate specifically on romances.
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In the s the company noted the rapid rise of commercial libraries and the growing appetite for escapism during the Depression years. With the decline of commercial lending libraries in the late s, the company's most profitable move was to realise that there would remain a strong market for romance novels, but that sales would depend on readers having easy access to reasonably priced books. In the Boon family sold the company to Harlequin Enterprises of Canada. John Boon, son of the co-founder, continued as head of the company while his brother, Alan, continued as head of editorial.
Much of the company's success from the s to the s came from Alan Boon's editorial talent. In an Australian office was established in Sydney to handle sales in the Asia-Pacific region. The success of the Australian operation in the s was such that it was able to begin printing its own editions. Their books are sold through a combination of subscription and retail sales.
For example, in any given month they publish eight novels in their Modern line; 6 of those are available on the retail market, and all eight are available to buy directly from the company both on and offline. They publish a set number of books each month which are sent to subscribers and displayed on stands in book shops. At the end of the month, any unsold copies in the shops are withdrawn and pulped. Again, any remaining books are disposed of. Fans looking for particular books after this time must find them second-hand.
Sales swiftly increased, doubling over the period. This was marked by a number of events and exhibitions.
As of , it now releases over e-books per month, more than in print, and sells more e-books than physical books. According to Tim Cooper , digital and marketing director for the publisher, "digital lends itself to the habitual nature of our content.
Our readers finish reading one and they can download the next. People read four to five in a few days so that's a lot of books to carry around. Another factor in favour of electronic publishing is the lack of a visible cover. Cooper notes that "part of the appeal of digital reading is that nobody necessarily knows what you're reading. Introducing a new name for Cherish: Click here for New Releases. A Bride To Be?
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