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Writers Inspiring Change feature book: A Compromising Position

Updated: Mar 24

A Compromising Position, by Diane Merrill Wigginton, author of award-winning romance and psychological thrillers, has graced the world with yet another romance novel. In this story, Catherine, a rising star as a political promoter, finds herself not only challenged to get her candidate to cross the finish line as the winner, but behind her back, others, jealous of her position, are secretly working to sabotage her very success. Meanwhile, a man, Jake Ryan, appears on the scene. Ryan is the diametric opposite of Catherine. While she is a workaholic, plans her days down to the smallest detail, runs by the clock, and is consumed by her career, Jake, an Aussi, is a surfer, casual and flippant about most everything, and that very insouciant approach to life and the fact that their paths keep crossing…well, no spoilers. This is classic romance with all the bells and whistles, and once again, Wigginton shows her skill at creating another world to the capture the reader.

About Diane Merrill Wigginton

I was born in Riverside, California in 1963. My family and I moved to San Diego when I was 7 and I never looked back. I had a very rich life growing up with my brother, David, and best friend Gigi. I married my husband, David in 1998 and we lived in Encinitas, California for a couple of years before moving to Herald, California in 2001. We have a blended family of 6 kids and truly enjoyed the rural life on a 5 1/2 acre ranch, 45 minutes south of Sacramento. I love writing and creating stories that are different from and intriguing. I like to give my readers a little something extra and unexpected. I have always wanted to be a published author, but the timing never seemed right. Raising a family and working fulltime always took precedence. Shortly after I turned 50 I decided that if I continued to put off my dreams, the time would never be right. So, with an idea in my head, I sat down and began writing. I wanted there to be no regrets in my life. What resulted was a historical romance, filled with adventure, suspense, and an underlying epic love story weaved in for good measure and "Angelina's Secret" was born. I loved everything about the process of writing and there are currently three books in "The Jeweled Dagger Series." I am very excited about the future and thrilled to be writing fulltime now since I retired from my "9 to 5," job at the end of April 2017. My husband retired shortly after me and our youngest was a sophomore in college so we decided that it was time that we had an adventure of our own. We made the move to Kalispell, Montana and the adventures just seem to happen every day. We go for hikes in our own backyard or take off for Glacier National Forest on a whim. We currently have seven grandkids, with another one due this August 2018. Being "Grandma and Grandpa" is the icing on the cake for us. I count my blessings every day because I know how lucky I am. Life is good and now I can devote my days to doing what I really love, and that is writing and creating more stories.

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