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. […]

Support for Ukraine~and Then Coffee

Last week ended with me delivering the final Ashmead Heirs book, The Upright Son to Dragonblade Publishing. This week began with work on an exciting new series. I should have more information for you soon. Meanwhile I’ve been buried in promotional opportunities including an Easter egg hunt and not one but two big Booksweeps. By […]

Rambling Through Harrogate

I travel. Sometimes I travel by boat, plane, or automobile. Sometimes I travel by book. Sometimes I explore the real world. This week I visited Harrogate, the famous Yorkshire spa town, and wandered The Stray with Lady Dorothea Bigglesworth. The abundance of chalybeate, sulphur, and various mineral springs in the area have been drawing visitors […]

Cruising

I am knee deep in editing The Upright Son. There are two pieces of good news. Number one, it is on schedule and will be turned in to the publisher by the end of the week. Number two, I think I have a winner here. You’re going to like it. This and that department: I’ve […]

Back in the Saddle

I’ve been gone for a while with my nose stuck to the grindstone. You’ll be pleased to know that it type “THE END” on The Upright Son a week ago and entrusted it to the mercies of beta readers. Once I get it back (hopefully by the end of the week) I will have three […]

WIP: Pressure on the Earl

Clarion’s ambition to be Home Secretary has enabled well meaning friends–and his determined family—to convince him to host a house party. Lady Danbury, for one, also thinks he needs a wife, a well bred girl with impeccable bloodlines and skills to be a successful society/political hostess. Delia counts herself ineligible on both counts. Besides she […]

WIP: Getting Too Close

David and Delia’s walls are coming down. He walks her home to discuss something and ends up having an entirely unexpected conversation. One entirely too intimate for David’s comfort. *** “Did you marry to spite them?” she asked, stunning him. “Astute observation, Lady Fitzwallace. That may have been a bonus reward. I got Marjory and […]

Valentine Greetings and Opportunities

First a blessed Valentine’s Day, however you observe it. I wish each of you a moment with a good book and beverage of choice! Second, this is a terrific week for romance readers. Here are some opportunities: Valentines from Bath has been reduced to 99 cents at least until Wednesday-probably all week. https://bluestockingbelles.net/belles-joint-projects/valentines-from-bath/ The Wayward […]