Author’s Blog

Join the Hunt for Valentine’s Weekend

This Bluestocking Belles hero/heroine is missing his/her valentine. Will you help? For prize and entry details, see   Can you match this one?

A Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt

Join the Bluestocking Belles Valentine hunt. Match the heroes with their heroines to be entered in a draw for their book. For entry details, see Can you match this one?

Fat Tuesday

A friend of mine told me yesterday she was “eating up all the fat in the house before Wednesday,” the Wednesday in question being the one that marks the beginning of Lent. Today is Mardi Gras or in English Fat Tuesday, the day on which cooks once used up the fat in richer, fattier foods […]

Monday Motivations: Music

Turning on music is one of the triggers I use to say, “time to write, Caroline!” A friend of mine once told me she uses movie scores for inspiration.  Those work sometimes. It depends on the book. For Dangerous Secrets I used a lot of traditional Italian music and a bit of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin.  […]

Highlighting Historical Romance: Allison Merritt

Today we feature Allison Merritt , who’s story, A Duke Worth His Salt, is based on the French fairy tale “The Dirty Shepherdess..”  This novella is included in the boxed set, Once Upon A Regency. About the Story Lady Eleanor never doubts her father’s love, but when he suffers a head wound and forgets his […]