Rapture Becomes Her
Secretly leading a ring of smugglers to save her village and what’s left of her family fortune from her wastrel cousin, Emily Townsend, after her crew rescues an injured stranger from the sea, finds her lucrative pastime in jeopardy due to this dashing stranger who needs her help.
“Shirlee was born in San Jose, California in 1941. She grew up traveling the world with her parents, two sisters and three brothers as her father was a career navel officer. She attended high school in Morocco.
Returning to California, Shirlee attended the Burbank Business College of Santa Rosa, then met and married Howard Busbee in 1963.
While working in Solano County, she met her life-long friend and mentor, Rosemary Rogers. Shirlee followed Rosemary into the world of romance writing, with the much acclaimed success of her first novel, Gypsy Lady. Shirlee went of from that success to carve her own niche in the historical romance genre.”