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Ruth Cardello is a USA Today and New York Times bestselling author. She has written a number of successful novels based on the romance and contemporary genres, under different series. Her success as an established author is a story in itself, as she had to overcome a lot of hurdles in her life right from her childhood days. Ruth was born as the youngest child among her eleven siblings. She was born and brought up in a small city in the northern region of the Rhode Island. Facing problems to adjust to the restrictions of a large family, she spent most of her adult growing years away from her family. Mostly, she tried to live as far away from her extended family as she could as she did not want to add to the burden of her family. Therefore, Ruth kept on changing places in search of some or the other means of livelihood. She has lived in places like Orlando, Boston, New York and Paris. After roaming in different places for a few years, Ruth returned back to her hometown in Rhode Island.
As of today, Ruth lives happily in another town in Rhode Island close to where she was born and raised. She believed that her strong bond with her family won over the temptation of the international scene and the warmer weather of the places where she traveled. This is the reason of her returning back to her family by overcoming the attractions of the bigger cities. Before becoming an author, Ruth used to work as an educator. She taught school going students for more than 20 years and spent the last 11 years as a kindergarten teacher. Ruth had always considered writing novels as her second love and took to writing as a full time writer after she lost her teaching job due to the job cutting by her school district. She says that she has never been happier since the day she took to writing novels and enjoys every bit of it. When Ruth is not busy with writing romance novels, she can be easily found chasing her children in and around her small farm as well as riding horses in her free time. Ruth also likes to spend some time with her fans online and loves to answer their queries whenever she gets time from her busy schedule. In the earlier days of her writing career, Ruth used to write romance novels in the basement of her small house whenever she used to get spare time after taking care of her children. She was supported by her family members to a greater extent when she lost her teaching job. In fact, it was at the suggestion of his brother that she decided to try her hand at writing novels. Then later, she got the support of her husband, who encouraged her throughout her writing career. As a result, Ruth says that the difficulties of her writing career were overcome very easily by her unlike the earlier problems in her growing days.
One of the successful novel series written by Ruth Cardello is the Legacy Collection series, which consists of a total of 6 novels published between the years 2011 and 2014. The first novel of the series was titled ‘Maid for the Billionaire’. It was published by the Smashwords publishing house in the year 2011. The plot of the novel is set in Boston, Massachusetts, United States and Isola Santos, Italy, and revolves around the life of the main characters Abigail Dartley and Dominic Corisi. The opening sequence of the novel shows Dominic Corisi being distracted by the presence of Abigail Dartley. He always knew that she was that he was always looking for in his life. He thinks that he has persuaded her a little bit more than he should have. When he is asked to go to China on a business trip, he decides to take Abigail with him. He put his terms before her and tells her that there will not be any promises or any complications between them. He also tells her that he is only interested in having sex with her on most days of their trip. Abigail has been described by the author as a lady who does not like to take risks. She remains very cautious while dealing with men, but forgets everything after meeting Dominic. She seems to be fascinated by his intoxicating and infuriating attitude. The trip to China brings Dominic closer to Abigail, however, he faces a great threat to his company. Abigail gets stuck between deciding to influence the outcome of her venture and save Dominic’s company and accepting her role as the mistress and leave everything to fate. The novel depicts the side of Abigail in which she takes the risk of loving him enough to lose him for his own good.
The second novel of the series was published under the title ‘For Love or Legacy’. This novel was published in the year 2011 by the Smashwords publishing house. The plot of the second novel is set in New York City, New York, United States and deals with the lives of the main characters named Stephan Andrade and Nicole Corisi. The opening plot of the novel depicts Nicole Corisi on the verge of losing her inheritance due to the terms mentioned in her father’s will. She is desperate to find a way to get her fair share of inheritance, but the only way possible is by partnering with her estranged brother’s enemy. At one point, Nicole finds herself stuck between choosing either Stephan Andrade or her family, which is on the verge of getting destroyed by Stephan’s evil plans. The motive behind Stephan’s plans for trying to destroy NIcole’s family is to take revenge from Dominic Corisi, who had taken over his father’s company. As the Corisi Enterprises tries to gamble with their reputation by showing interest in a networking software from China, Stephan thinks of it as the perfect opportunity to destroy Dominic’s company. Nicole, who is Dominic’s sister, tries to take help from Stephan for saving her brother’s company from getting destroyed, but Stephan has some other plans and hopes of taking his revenge personally. But, things take a different turn when he falls in love with Nicole Corisi.
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