8 Reasons for a Slow Start

I usually have this column ready on Sunday, but this morning is fleeting and I am just putting my Monday thoughts together. Something about that first week of the new year had me wallowing in holiday mode. A number of things got in the way. I spent the weekend getting myself organized, and as of […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Six

The Bluestocking Belles bring you a gift, a bit of holiday fiction, some information about the holiday, and a recipe, as we will every week for seven weeks. Anthony Lockhart, Lord Stanton, and Kate Woodville are the hero and heroine from Amy Rose Bennett’s novella, Dashing Through the Snow, one of the eight novellas featured […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Five

Once again, the Bluestocking Belles bring you a  gift, a bit of holiday fiction, some information about the holiday, and a recipe, as we will every week until January. Today Susan Ellis presents an epilogue to Valuing Vanessa, from the Bluestocking Belles’ 2016 holiday collection, Holly and Hopeful Hearts The daughter of the house awaits […]

Happy For Some

Highlighting Historical Romance: this week Jude Knight shares some thoughts about women who choose the single life and shares an excerpt from her new release, Revealed in Mist, to illustrate her point. By definition, the romance genre means a happy ending; happy ever after in most cases. And happy ever after in a romance means […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Four

The Bluestocking Belles bring you a  gift, a bit of holiday fiction, a recipe, and some holiday information every week until January. Today I’m pleased to write about the hero and heroine from An Open Heart, my own contribution to the Belles’ anthology, Holly and Hopeful Hearts. Adam and Esther celebrate Hanukkah with friends. Don’t […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Three

For three weeks the Bluestocking Belles have given you a bit of fiction, a recipe, and a gift.  This week we also add a December price cut for everyone. This month only Holly and Hopeful Hearts is only 99 cents. Don’t forget to check out weeks one and two as well. Today the hero of Nicole Zoltack’s […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Two

Every week for the  seven weeks, the Bluestocking Belles bring you a bit of fiction, some holiday customs, a recipe, and a gift.  This week Sherry Ewing celebrates with her pair from A Kiss For Charity her contribution to the Belle’s anthology, Holly and Hopeful Hearts. Let’s check on how they are doing. A Christmas Craving […]

Time To Party!

Today is the release day for Holly and Hopeful Hearts, eight all-new novellas with five star reviews from the Bluestocking Belles. Amazon US: http://ow.ly/INwa3049Ey3 Amazon UK: http://ow.ly/ZMuH3049ELM Amazon Australia: http://ow.ly/TczG3049EQ2 Amazon Canada: http://ow.ly/IERm3049EYM Smashwords: https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/664559 Kobo: http://ow.ly/Vx1n304jGzj Barnes & Noble: http://ow.ly/LqCI304jGuS iBooks: http://ow.ly/JcSI304jGWE We will party on Facebook on Sunday, November 13 from 11AM to […]

Castles, Mice & Evil Bishops: Travels on the Rhine

Highlighting Historical Romance with Sandra Schwab This summer I re-released my Gothic romance (well, at least it was intended to be a Gothic romance) Castle of the Wolf, in which my English heroine unexpectedly inherits a mysterious castle in the Black Forest, but, alas, finds it inhabited by the grumpiest man imaginable (but he’s kind […]