Author’s Blog

You Win Some…

Sports and games have been part of our lives since the ancient Greeks, and probably much longer! Winning…losing… Once my son ran off the soccer field, anxious, looked up at me, and gasped, “What if we lose?” My answer was, “You get up tomorrow, get dressed, and go to school.” Life’s like that. Winning (however […]

Buy the Best! Two hundred years of advertising

Highlighting Historical Romance with Jude Knight I’m doing the pre-format check of the Bluestocking Belles’ latest box set, Valentines from Bath, and I’ve been creating relevant advertisement to use as breaks between stories. To get them correct, I’ve dived into one of my favourite research resources: the British Newspaper Archive. This database offers nearly 30 […]

Wake Up Muses!

The ladies in the basement, the muses that live deep in my unconscious got a bit sleepy over the holidays. My first week back got eaten up by announcements and promotion for Valentines From Bath, (You can check that little treasure out here) but they need to wake up now. I managed to take a look […]

Valentine’s Day Treasure

Coming February 9,Valentines from Bath, the new box set from the Bluestocking Belles, is available for pre-order now. I love this cover, and the stories are terrific. You’re going to love this one. The Master of Ceremonies announces a great ball to be held on Valentine’s Day in the Upper Assembly Rooms of Bath. Ladies […]

Documentary History

Highlighting Historical Romance with Lizzi Tremayne Today Highlighting History comes roaring back with a piece by my fellow Bluestocking Belle, Lizzi Tremayne: I’m often asked if my stories contain real history… Well, yes. And yes. And yes some more. My sources are old newspapers of the day, old journals, diaries, historical records and… army dispatches. […]