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Margaret Daley

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aka Kathleen Daley, Kit Daley, Shauna Michaels, Patti Moore, Margaret Ripy

Margaret has been writing for over 20 years. She started writing in the late 1970s because she wanted to see if she could put a whole story down on paper. That book is still in the drawer and will never see the light of day. But she was able to finish a book, which was her goal.

She decided after that to get some help, and joined a writers' roundtable where she met once a week with some fellow writers who went over each other's work. She sold her first book in the early 1980s and has been selling ever since.

When she isn't working, she loves to read, travel, and go to lunch and a movie with a friend. She has been to many countries in the world and loves to meet new people. Her favorite place is Tahiti - Bora Bora. It is as beautiful as all the pictures portray it.

In her travels she has found herself in some interesting situations. Once, in London, she got caught in the middle of a protest that later turned into a riot over poll taxes. In the rain forest of Costa Rica, she was covered from head to toe in mud and ruined a perfectly good outfit. She should have remembered it was going to be wet since it was called a rain forest. In Rio, she and a friend were left with no means to get back to the hotel on the other side of the city. Neither Margaret nor her companion spoke Portuguese and there wasn't a cab in sight. Thankfully one finally pulled up to the curb at the museum because she couldn't see herself hiking across Rio to get back to the hotel.

Genres: Inspirational, Romance, Romantic Suspense, Young Adult Romance, Historical Romance
Sweeter Tomorrows (as by Kit Daley)
   1. Sweeter Tomorrows (1985)
   2. This Night and Always (1986)
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Danger in Paradise (as by Kit Daley)
   1. Danger in Paradise (1987)
   2. Dangerous Hideaway (1987)
   3. Orchids of Passion (1987)
Ladies of Sweetwater Lake
   1. Gold in the Fire (2004)
   2. A Mother for Cindy (2004)
   3. Light In The Storm (2005)
   4. When Dreams Come True (2006)
   5. Tidings of Joy (2006)
Heart of the Amazon
   1. Heart of the Amazon (2006)
   2. Buried Secrets (2007)
   3. Forsaken Canyon (2008)
Fostered by Love
   1. Once Upon A Family (2007)
   2. Heart Of The Family (2007)
   3. Family Ever After (2008)
   4. Second Chance Family (2009)
   5. Together for the Holidays (2009)
Guardians, Inc.
   1. Christmas Bodyguard (2010)
   2. Protecting Her Own (2011)
   3. Hidden in the Everglades (2011)
   4. Christmas Stalking (2012)
   5. Guarding the Witness (2013)
   6. Bodyguard Reunion (2014)
Men of the Texas Rangers
   1. Saving Hope (2012)
   2. Shattered Silence (2012)
   3. Scorned Justice (2013)
   4. Severed Trust (2013)
Second Chances
   1. Love Gone to the Dogs (2012)
   2. Yours, Mine and Ours (2013)
   3. Love Triumphs (2013)
   4. Captive Hearts (2013)
   5. In Defense of Love (2014)
   1. Dangerous Pursuit (2013)
   2. Dangerous Interlude (2013)
   3. Dangerous Paradise (2013)
Caring Canines
   1. Healing Hearts (2013)
   2. Her Holiday Hero (2013)
   3. Her Hometown Hero (2014)
   4. The Nanny's New Family (2015)
Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations
   1. Deadly Hunt (2014)
   2. Deadly Intent (2014)
   Deadly Hunt / Deadly Intent (2014)
   3. Deadly Holiday (2014)
   4. Deadly Countdown (2015)
   5. Deadly Noel (2015)
   6. Deadly Dose (2016)
   7. Deadly Legacy: The Inheritance (2016)
   8. Deadly Night, Silent Night (2016)
   9. Deadly Fires: Rodeo Knight (2017)
   10. Deadly Secrets (2017)
New Beginnings
   1. Love's Healing Power (2019)
   2. Unexpected Love (2019)
   3. Finding Love Again (2019)
   4. Heart of a Hero (2019)
   5. A Gift of Love (2019)
   6. An Act of Love (2019)
   7. Love Runs Deep (2019)
   8. Shelter of Hope (2014)
   9. Shelter of Love (2019)
   10. Her Cowboy Hero (2020)
Lone Star Justice
   1. High-Risk Reunion (2016)
   2. Lone Star Christmas Rescue (2017)
   3. Texas Ranger Showdown (2018)
   4. Texas Baby Pursuit (2018)
   5. Lone Star Christmas Witness (2018)
   6. Lone Star Standoff (2019)
Everyday Heroes
   1. Hunted (2018)
   2. Obsessed (2018)
   3. Trapped (2019)
   4. Kidnapped (2019)
   Everyday Heroes Box Set 1-3 (2019)
   5. Stolen (2019)
   6. Missing (2020)
Daring Escapes
   1. Into the Darkness (2019)
   2. Into the Fire (2019)
   3. Into the Fray (2020)
   4. Into the Danger (2021)
   A Second Chance on Love (1981) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   The Flaming Tree (1982) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   A Treasure of Love (1982) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Gift of Orchids (1982) (as by Patti Moore)
   A Matter of Pride (1983) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Tomorrow's Memory (1983) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Rainy Day Dreams (1983) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Firebird (1984) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Feathers in the Wind (1984) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   Promise Her Tomorrow (1984) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   And One Makes Five (1984) (as by Kit Daley)
   Dance for Two (1984) (as by Kit Daley)
   In Defense of Passion (1985) (as by Kit Daley)
   Midnight Secrets (1986) (as by Kit Daley)
   Wildcatter's Promise (1986) (as by Margaret Ripy)
   The Lady and the Cop (1996) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Flight of Fantasy (1999) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Louisiana Bride (1999) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Captive Love (2000) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Hold Onto the Night (2000) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Fair Exchange (2000) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   The Power of Love (2002)
   Dream Snatcher (2002) (as by Shauna Michaels)
   Family for Keeps (2002)
   Sadie's Hero (2002)
   The Courage to Dream (2003)
   What the Heart Knows (2003)
   A Family for Tory (2004)
   So Dark The Night (2007)
   Vanished (2007)
   Christmas Peril (2009) (with Debby Giusti)
   From This Day Forward (2011)
   Deadly Race (2011)
   Sadie's Prize (2012)
   The Firefighter Daddy (2016)
   Saved by the Lawman (2023)
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   Standoff at Christmas / Christmas Escape / Yuletide Target (2019) (with Valerie Hansen and Laura Scott)
   Christmas Mountain Protector (2020) (with Mary Ellen Porter)
     aka Christmas Stalking / Off the Grid Christmas
   A Father's Promise / A Baby for the Rancher (2021) (with Mindy Obenhaus)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   When Night Falls (2009)
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