Lisa Ricard Claro – Author

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The Write Man

Posted on Nov 1, 2017 by Lisa Ricard Claro   14 Comments | Posted in The Naked Truth

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Happy first day of November, buttercup! Today I’m sharing the back cover blurb for THE WRITE MAN, a novella I’ve written as part of author Roxanne St. Claire’s Barefoot Bay release on December 8th in Kindle Worlds. Because I’m working hard to put the finishing touches on this heartwarming romance, today’s post is limited to the blurb itself. I wish I could show you the cover, but I’ve not been given the go ahead on that as yet. But soon! All I can tell you is that I love it, and I hope you will too.

Here’s the down & dirty for THE WRITE MAN:


She’s afraid to trust . . .

Trust comes hard for kid-lit author Merry Sunjoy, who survived a rough childhood and rocky marriage to a pathological liar. But Merry ignores her painful past and seeks silver linings everywhere, though she’s tested by Scurvy Rickets, a writer of raucous pirate stories for kids, who has engaged Merry in a humiliating social media battle. Adding to her anguish is her sister’s miscarriage and the upcoming anniversary of their mother’s death. Merry escapes to the golden beaches of Mimosa Key to hide from the world and write her next book.

He can’t tell her the truth . . .

Syndicated sports columnist Nick Brubaker isn’t looking for love when he meets Merry Sunjoy on the beach, but her sunny, impetuous ways heat him up fast, and she soon owns his heart. They take moonlit walks and share deep confidences, but Nick withholds his most important secret: He is Merry’s detested online nemesis, Scurvy Rickets. A legal contract enforces Nick’s silence, and he can’t divulge his nom de plume or his misbelief that Merry knew the online ribbing was arranged by others for promotional purposes.

Hidden words, hidden meanings . . .

When Merry accidentally discovers Nick’s secret, the betrayal cuts deep, and Merry uses Nick’s contract of silence against him. It will take deft writing on Nick’s part to convince Merry that he’s worthy of her love and trust, and that while he may be The Write Man, he is also, and will always be, the right man for her.


So there you have it. 🙂 I’m looking for ARC readers now, so if you’re interested in reading and writing an honest review of THE WRITE MAN to post on release day, December 8th, let me know and I’ll provide you with a .pdf of the book as soon as it’s available. If you prefer a print copy, I can probably get my hands on one.

And now I’ve got to get back to work. THE WRITE MAN isn’t going to finish writing himself. 😉

See you next Wednesday. Have a great week!

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14 Responses to "The Write Man"

  1. Comment by Stephanie
    November 1, 2017 at 9:00 am  

    I love your characters’ names! I’d be thrilled to read the ARC and write a review! Happy November!

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 1, 2017 at 5:22 pm  

      Yay! I’ll send you a copy in a few weeks. 🙂

  2. Comment by Donna Volkenannt
    November 1, 2017 at 11:53 am  

    You are one busy lady. My writing projects and stack of books to be read won’t give me time to be a reader, but I wish you luck with your latest project.

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 1, 2017 at 5:23 pm  

      Thanks, Donna.

  3. Comment by Cathy C. Hall
    November 1, 2017 at 9:51 pm  

    Scurvy Rickets! Hahahaha! You are something, Lisa! Best of luck with this one (though talent doesn’t need luck)!♥

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 3, 2017 at 9:09 am  

      Haha…glad you like it. I crack up every time I say it out loud. 🙂

  4. Comment by ButtonsMom2003
    November 2, 2017 at 12:38 pm  

    I’m ready and waiting. 🙂

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 3, 2017 at 9:10 am  

      Thank you! 🙂

  5. Comment by Pat Wahler
    November 3, 2017 at 5:15 pm  

    The names are a total hoot! I always enjoy your stories and look forward to reading this one.

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 5, 2017 at 10:01 am  

      Thank you, Pat!

  6. Comment by Lynn Obermoeller
    November 8, 2017 at 10:52 am  

    I’m so looking forward to this story! YAY! Congratulations! You’re inspiring!

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 12, 2017 at 9:47 am  

      Thanks, Lynnie!

  7. Comment by Linda O'Connell
    November 9, 2017 at 8:06 am  

    I’d be glad to read and post a review. Love the characters and the synopsis.

    • Comment by Lisa Ricard Claro
      November 12, 2017 at 9:48 am  

      Thanks so much, Linda. I’ll send you the ARC as soon as it’s ready.

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