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List Price: $5.99
Publisher: Harlequin Enterprises, Limited
Size: 4.00" wide x 6.75" long x 0.50" tall
Rebecca Winters attended bording school in Lausanne, Switzerland at the age of 17, where she learned to speak French and met girls from all over the world. Upon returning to the U.S., Winters developed her love of languages when she earned a B.A. in secondary education, history, French, and Spanish from the University of Utah and did postgraduate work in Arabic. Because of her studies overseas, Winters decided to become a teacher and studied French and history in Utah. For the past 15 years, she's taught junior-high and high-school French and history. Winters' first novel was published in 1978. It was called By Love Divided, and published under the name Rebecca Burton. As soon as she finished that novel, she started another novel entitled The Loving Season. A few years later, Harlequin bought Blind to Love, a story that takes place in Kenya. Winters has won the National Readers' Choice Award, the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award, and has been named Utah Writer of the Year. She was winner of the January 2001 Romantic Times Magazine WISH Hero award to Alik Jarman for His Very Own, a finalist in the National Readers' Choice Award in the traditional category to be announced during the National RWA Convention in July of 2001 for The Faithful Bride, she won a B Dalton Award, made the Waldenbooks Bestseller Lists, has won mutiple awards from the Romantic Times Reviewer's Choice, as well as being a Romantic Times Career Achievement Nominee and winning First Place in the National Reader's Choice Awards. Winters was also crowned Utah Writer of the Year. She is working her way toward her 50th novel for Harlequin.