Monday, July 12, 2010

Margaret Daley's "Heart of a Cowboy"

We're happy to have Margaret Daley with us today talking about her book, Heart of a Cowboy. To learn more about Margaret and her book, read on!

1) How did this story come to you?
I was asked by Love Inspired to do a three book series with homeschooling as the backdrop. I used the ranch that Zachary, the hero, owns in the first book of the series. When I wrote him in the first book, he stayed in my mind and had to have his own story
2) Tell us about the journey to getting this book published.
Since it was requested by my publisher, there wasn’t a journey so much as coming up with a series that showed different situations that would lead parents to decide to homeschool their child. Then I wanted to write about problems a parent might have homeschooling a child. I only wrote about three situations, and there are many more out there. I admire the parents who choose to homeschool their children.
3) Tell me three things about yourself that would surprise your readers.
That’s a hard one. I’m pretty open. I hate to exercise but I’m exercising every other day. I hate to do yard work but love a beautiful yard. I love playing mindless games as a break from writing. Somehow that gets me back into the writing mode.
4) What are you working on now and what's next for you?
I’m staring my third book in Guardians, Inc. for Love Inspired Suspense. It will be out next year, and it’s about a female bodyguard agency.
5) Parting comments?
I’ve been blessed to be able to write. I hope readers enjoy the stories that keep coming to me.
6) Where can fans find you on the internet?
My web site is
My blog is


  1. Magaret Daley is one of my favorite authors...
    Many thanks, Cindi

  2. love cowboys..:) would love to read it...

  3. Looks like it should be a good book. Thanks for entering me.


  4. Please include me. I posted it on Facebook too.


  5. Great book.
    Great author.
    Enter me in the giveaway please.
    Trinity Rose

    wandaelaine at gmail dot com

  6. Because I have a daughter and several friends who homeschool their children, I would love to win and read this book.
    Kaye Whitney

  7. Looks like my type of book.I would love to be a winner.

  8. I love "Love inspired" books. I would like a chance to win..please include me in the contest.
    Thank you

    Linda Ortiz

  9. This looks like a great book; I'd love to win!

  10. Margaret created a wonderful cowboy in the Cowboy Protector, so I can't wait to read about Zachary in Heart of a Cowboy. Toss my name in the hat!

  11. thanks for the opportunity to read this fabulous novel :)

    kmkuka at yahoo dot com

  12. please include me in this book drawing. Thanks
    ABreading4fun [at] gmail [dot] com

  13. I enjoy reading books from Love Inspired. I would love to win this book. Thanks for the chance. I'm an e-mail subscriber.

    nancyecdavis AT bellsouth DOT net

  14. I love books about cowboys! Please enter me. I'm an email subscriber.
    dancealert at aol dot com