Author’s Blog

An interview with Her Grace of Haverford

If you have read the books or blogs of Jude Knight, you know she is a master of character creation.  She offers a free copy of A Baron for Becky to one random commenter.  In this piece, the author interviews the Duchess of Haverford, who has a supporting (but pivotal) role in A Baron for […]

So It Begins

Books be damned and women with them.  So begins Dangerous Works First line Friday is a great time to celebrate the best first lines in books, but why not tell you about my own.  Next week: Dangerous Secrets.

Art and the Working Author

If you read my blog posts here, on the Teatime Tattler, or on History Imagined, you will have noticed they are frequently illustrated with paintings. They provide period atmosphere and imagination starters. Since the Dangerous Works, Dangerous Secrets, and Dangerous Weakness are all set during the late Georgian period of English history (also know as […]

Jane and a Love of Story

What books did you love growing up? What is the first romance book you read and loved? Who is your all time (go way back now) favorite author? Romance author? Some corners of the  Interwebs have designated Thursday “Throwback Thursday.”  This is the first of what I hope will be a regular series of posts […]

Second Edits

This morning I thought to do a final pass through the current Dangerous Weakness manuscript to look for extra spaces at the end or beginning of paragraphs. That may not sound like much because you can’t see them in word processing, but the make life difficult for folks who format the document for Kindle, print, […]