Say hello to Bestselling Historical Romance writer, CINDY NORD…the USA Today Lifeblog ‘Recommended Read’ author of NO GREATER GLORY, a #1 Civil War Romance at Amazon for nearly a year, and book one in her four-book ‘The Cutteridge Series’. WITH OPEN ARMS, book two, debuts in August, 2014. Also, Cindy is pleased to be a contributing author in the delightful SCRIBBLING WOMEN & THE REAL-LIFE ROMANCE HEROES WHO LOVE THEM. She is a member of numerous writers groups, and her work has finaled or won countless times in competitions — including the prestigious Romance Writers of America National Golden Heart Contest. A luscious blend of history and romance, her stories meld both genres around fast-paced action and emotionally driven characters.
 
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Indeed, true love awaits you in the writings of Cindy Nord.

With Open Arms

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A war-weary ex-soldier. An untamable woman. Love doesn’t stand a chance in hell…
 
How can two mistrusting partners transform their fiery passion into happily-ever-after when all she knows how to do is fight? And all he wants is peace.
 
WITH OPEN ARMS (book two of my four-book, THE CUTTERIDGE SERIES). A #1 Bestselling Western Historical Romance at Samhain Publishing.
 

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No Greater Glory

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Amid the carnage of war, he commandeers far more than just her home…
 
When a Union Army officer drenched in obligation collides with an unyielding southern widow locked inside her daily routines, not even the war raging around them is as explosive as the unexpected passion that erupts.
 
NO GREATER GLORY (book one of The Cutteridge Series). An RWA National Golden Heart finalist, a USA Today Lifeblog ‘Recommended Read’, & for nearly one full year, the #1 Civil War Romance at Amazon.
 

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Oh SEW lovely…☺

Posted Jun 18 2015, 2:54 pm

CW apron sewing

 

On rainy days I love to read…OR sew, that’s oh-SO-nice, too. And as I glanced at my Dressmaker Pro & thought of the tasks that await me in the ‘fix me’ pile, I can’t help but wonder how our foremothers must’ve felt when the very first sewing machines arrived on the scene?

sew Isaac

 

I mean most everyone knows about Isaac Merritt Singer & his lovely creation of the Singer Sewing Machine Company in 1851 (then called I. M. Singer & Co.), sew - charlesbut…

…we really must go all the way back to 1755 & thx Charles Fredrick Wiesenthal [a German-born engineer working in England] who actually received the FIRST patent [in Britain] for this sewing first patentnifty lil’ mechanical device which could aid ladies in the “art of sewing”.   

 

Sewing first 1849

 

Yep, his introduction literally changed the fashion industry & within 100 years all kinds of sewing machinessewing singer brought mass production of garments into affordability for almost every household. From the simple machines of yesteryear to the trestle pedal-driving workhorses which never wore out, sew 1911 treddle singerto the computer ‘smart’ imaginings of today [such as the CES 2009–sewing most expensivethe world’s most expensive sewing machine at $9,000.00 which even contains a built-in video camera], which chronicles every single stitch on a screen.  Oh yeh, baby…we’ve come a mighty long way in our stitch in time. ☺

 

 

 

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