A Cross-Book Vignette from Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem

As part of the blog tour for Mistletoe, Marriage, and Mayhem, the holiday box set by the Bluestocking Belles, characters from the novellas will be meeting up outside the covers of the book, appearing on Belles’ blogs throughout the month of October. This vignettte uses characters from my story in the box set, A Dangerous […]

A Dangerous Weakness extra: Trouble for the Marquess

This bit of fiction joins the hero of Dangerous Weakness with the hero of Embracing Prudence, a yet-to-be published work by Jude Knight. Part one has been posted on Jude’s blog today. (Click here to read it.) Part 2 is here. Part 2 of 2 Grillion’s Dining Club, London, 1818 The choice to meet at […]

Dangerous Secrets September Sale

Jamie Heyworth harbors secrets to protect his heart. Nora Haley fears deception will destroy everything she desires. Will love—and the truth—bind them both together? Buy it now for .99 See more here Pinterest Board http://bit.ly/1GfRHE3 Why Did Jamie Run: http://tinyurl.com/l5cm7ns IdTale http://bit.ly/1Ma2GDP

Truth and Children

“Pretty much all the honest truth telling there is in the world is done by children.”   — Oliver Wendell Holmes When children appear in books for adults they are often the voice of conscience, the sound of a prophet, the whisper of innocence. It is the child who points out that the emperor has […]

An Opening

First line Friday: If women were as easily managed as the affairs of state—or the recalcitrant Ottoman Empire—Richard Hayden, Marquess of Glenaire, would be a happier man. As it was, the creatures made hash of his well-laid plans and bedeviled him on all sides. Dangerous Weakness. One of the hardest things with a book is […]

Journey and Return, or Honey, I’m Baaack

I have braved the winding (rail)road and crossed Time, or at least Times Square, though the hordes of dwarfs, ogres and strange gawking fairies. I have banqueted, formed alliances, met my fellows, and sat at the feet of giants (well, at least of Susan Elizabeth Philips) and arrives safely home. What have I learned? 1. […]

La Déesse Noire: Diversity in Action

The Regency era was complex and diverse.  Regency novels tend to be fairly homogenized. I seek out more exotic settings for my Regency characters. My colleague, Mariana Gabrielle creates characters that actually demonstrate diversity in that world, as her latest release shows. Diversity is a passion with her. The book is available for pre-order now […]