Tracy Edingfield

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Raised in Wichita, Kansas, Ms. Edingfield graduated with honors from the University of Kansas and the School of Law from K.U. She practiced criminal defense, probate and family law and currently resides with her husband and two children in Kansas. Ms. Edingfield is available for lectures and panel discussions on topics such as the law practice and the art of writing.
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What is the greatest joy of writing for you?
A life without learning something new daily would bore me to tears, which is what I enjoyed most about practicing law--the never ending wheel of knowledge. Writing gives me this, too, there are so many things to discover when creating characters and devising plotlines. Both occupations, lawyering and writing, force me to look under the surface of a person, to uncover what 'makes them tick.' People can face similar situations yet respond so differently that they never cease to surprise and amaze me.
What are you working on next?
I've just finished the second novel in a trilogy for middle graders, "Alex & the Lost Souls" this last summer. It turned out very nicely, if I do say so myself. Any book that can make its writer laugh and cry after having re-read it for the umpteenth time has some staying power to it.

The first book of the trilogy, "Alex & the Immortals," did very well in the contests, I thought the story had plenty of room to grow. I need to take a year off from children's story (unbelievably demanding) and will sketch out the plotlines for the third book, tentatively entitled, "Alex & the Mortal Plane."

In 2015, I published a historical romance, "His Sunshine Girl," which is a light-hearted romp. I've submitted another romance named "A Governess' Lot" for the next go-arounds and need to spend a little while polishing this gem into shining order.

At present, I'm working on two different manuscripts, both are historical romances. One is a screwball, zany romp called, "In the Suds." There's a mix up at a hotel with several of the patron's bags and nobody is what s/he seems as the contents of those bags are moved about from room to room. This cast of characters has it all: intrigue, spies, conmen, thieves, scorned lovers, an Italian opera singer, an Irish crossdresser, a country miss, and an innkeeper on the take. My second book is titled, "Prudence" and the title tickles me because it's the heroine's name, but also a jab at the hero, whose initial action in this story is anything BUT prudent. His imprudence sets him up and our heroine is going to take him on a spectacular ride through the hills of his ego as she leads him a merry dance.
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A Governess' Lot
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 59,910. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Regency
Charles Dryden is a war hero of the Peninsular campaign, struggling to re-adapt to civilian life. Home life includes a hesitant four-year old and a hostile governess, both requiring his protection and soldiering skills. Arianna's easy to win over, but Miss Montgomery is more resistant. Charles must carry out a winning campaign for the governess' hand and her heart.
His Sunshine Girl, an Historical Romance
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,460. Language: English. Published: January 29, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Romance » Historical
Anthony Courtenay, Lord Devon, returns to England after a five-year banishment. During the return voyage, he encounters Reverend Spencer and his delectable daughter, Chastity, and shrewish niece, Mary Fellingham. Chastity is too much a lady for a shipboard dalliance and too low born for marriage to an earl, but neither of those facts deter Anthony from wanting her.

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