Author’s Blog

The Unwelcome Arrival

In a series yet to be announced, book one (Shhh—the not yet announced title is Duke in All But Name) features a duke who has gone missing and the man sent to pick up the pieces. Readers of The Defiant Daughter may recognize him. *** “The vultures are circling for sure now.” Old Fillmore looked […]

An Unlikely Butler at Clifford’s Tower

I travel. Sometimes I travel by boat, plane, or automobile. Sometimes I travel by book. Sometimes I explore the real world. This week I rambled around York with three more of the Seahaven daughters. The Bigglesworths’ handsome and rather unusual butler accompanied Lady Bess (and my humble self, of course) when she escorted the younger […]

A Sure Bet–Thoroughbreds, Society, and the York Races

Highlighting Historical Fiction with Jude Knight and the facts behind Desperate Daughters Horse racing was a Regency passion. Many gentlemen bred and trained racehorses. Even more, from all classes, watched and wagered on the races. Nor was it just men. Women, too, loved the sport, and the opportunity to dress up for a day at […]

Getting Started

The past week or so I finished planning and preparation for the next book (name and series to be announced). I am faced with the dreaded Beginning. How do I get this thing off the ground? *** The Duke of Glenmoor was dead. Or so Dinah’s cousin claimed. Of course, Eustace was deep in his […]

Reviews, Prizes, and Awards

First of all Alleluia~ He is truly risen and all glory goes to him. That said, I had some terrific news this week. There were not one but two fantastic reviews. The first one, from N.N. Light’s Book Heaven put a plus sign after the five stars it so generously bestowed on The Forgotten Daughter. […]