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Annabel Aidan


ASSUMPTION OF RIGHT

Witchcraft, politics, and theatre collide and combine as Morag D'Anneville and Secret Service agent Simon Keane fight to protect the Vice President of the Uinited States -- or is it Morag who needs Simon's protection more?


Witch and theatre professional Morag D’Anneville is annoyed when she’s assigned to dress the conservative Vice President as he makes a surprise appearance in his favorite Broadway show. Even more irritating, she has to teach Agent Simon Keane, part of the security detail, the backstage ropes in preparation.  A strong attraction flares between them which they both recognize is doomed, and Simon must also fight his superior’s prejudice that Morag’s beliefs make her a threat to the Vice President. When Morag is attacked, Simon’s loyalties are torn between protecting the man he’s sworn to protect, and protecting the woman he loves.


Long & Short Romance Reviews gave it 4 out of 5 books, calling it a "thrill ride".


Released from Champagne Books  on June 6, 2011!


The wonderful cover is by Trisha FitzGerald!


Want to interview Annabel or host her on your website?  The media kit for ASSUMPTION OF RIGHT is here, and you can contact her at annabelaidan at devonellingtonwork dot com.


This book is available at the Cotuit Library in Cotuit, MA and through any of the Cape Cod libraries in the CLAMS library system. 



Excerpt:


The  man’s  knife  flashed  in  the  glow  of  the  streetlight.  Morag  kicked 
at  him  and  scrambled  away  as  he  lunged  for  her.  She  stumbled,  but  managed to  put  more  distance  between  her  and  the  attacker.  She  grabbed  the  lid  of  a  trashcan to use as a shield. 

A  couple  out  for  an  evening  stroll  stopped  and  watched  the  fight, 
mouths  open.  They  stood  directly  in  Simon’s  line  of  fire.  “Move!”  he 
ordered. They turned and stared at him, at the gun, like deer in headlights. He 
saw  Morag  twist,  avoiding  the  attacker’s  next  thrust.  Simon  stepped  forward 
and shoved the couple out of the way. “Get out of here before you get hurt!” 

The woman screamed, grabbed the man’s hand, and they ran.  

“Drop the knife! Drop it or I’ll shoot!” 

The  attacker  and  Morag  continued  their  jerky  dance.  If  Simon  fired, 
he risked hitting her. He needed to position himself to get a clear shot.  

She  was  trapped  between  the  garbage  cans  and  the  iron  railing.  The 
attacker  charged  again  and  Morag  squirmed  to  one  side.  His  knife  scraped 
the plastic lid. Morag grabbed the lid off another can and threw it at him, left­
handed. It hit him and bounced. He took a step back. 

Simon fired. 



Bio:

Annabel Aidan writes romantic suspense with a hint of magic.  She spent over twenty years working behind the scenes on Broadway, in film and television, mostly working wardrobe. Her plays are produced in New York, London, Edinburgh, and Australia.  If you run towards her undoing buttons, she will tear off your clothes and flip you into something else -- and then read your cards. 

Her novel ASSUMPTION OF RIGHT was released in ebook format by Champagne Books in June of 2011, and in print in August 2011.

Ebook direct buy link here.

Print direct buy link here.

Amazon Kindle link here.