Here Again—Gone Again

When I slid into June exhausted from launching The Reluctant Wife—which let me just say is a very good tale of love, loss, journeys, and reconciliation. Sigh… Where was I? Oh yes. Launching. It is exhausting work to get the word out about a new book, and I had guest visits to a few dozen […]

Book Hook: The Forceful Hero

In which the hero commands and Charlotte refuses… His fierce look almost cowed her, but she clenched her teeth and reminded herself how gentle his hands looked when he examined her brother. “You are without protection in a foreign city, you face desperate illness, and you refuse help. Foolish woman! Pack your bags,” he demanded. […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Six

The Bluestocking Belles bring you a gift, a bit of holiday fiction, some information about the holiday, and a recipe, as we will every week for seven weeks. Anthony Lockhart, Lord Stanton, and Kate Woodville are the hero and heroine from Amy Rose Bennett’s novella, Dashing Through the Snow, one of the eight novellas featured […]

1 Happy Christmas

We had: Choir and Mass on Christmas Eve Presents late at night Christmas brunch with ham, crepes and dozens of filling combinations Hanukkah lights and dancing dreidels Too many brownies/sticky buns/chocolates A small dog going insane over his Hanukkah bear squeak toy Chinese food to top it off I hope yours has been happy as […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Five

Once again, the Bluestocking Belles bring you a  gift, a bit of holiday fiction, some information about the holiday, and a recipe, as we will every week until January. Today Susan Ellis presents an epilogue to Valuing Vanessa, from the Bluestocking Belles’ 2016 holiday collection, Holly and Hopeful Hearts The daughter of the house awaits […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Three

For three weeks the Bluestocking Belles have given you a bit of fiction, a recipe, and a gift.  This week we also add a December price cut for everyone. This month only Holly and Hopeful Hearts is only 99 cents. Don’t forget to check out weeks one and two as well. Today the hero of Nicole Zoltack’s […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week Two

Every week for the  seven weeks, the Bluestocking Belles bring you a bit of fiction, some holiday customs, a recipe, and a gift.  This week Sherry Ewing celebrates with her pair from A Kiss For Charity her contribution to the Belle’s anthology, Holly and Hopeful Hearts. Let’s check on how they are doing. A Christmas Craving […]

Seven Holiday Gifts: Week One

Beginning today and every week for the next seven weeks, the Bluestocking Belles bring you a bit of fiction, some holiday customs, a recipe and a gift.  We begin with Jude Knight’s lovely pair from The Bluestocking and the Barbarian, her contribution to the Belle’s anthology, Holly and Hopeful Hearts. She gives us a peek […]

The 2016 Bluestocking Belles Holiday Anthology is Here

It is pure joy to reveal this lovely cover. I’m dancing in my blue stockings with glee. This year’s offering is packed with super stories, eight original novellas, over 500 pages of diverse characters, complex plots and plenty of happily-ever-after, all centered on the Duchess of Haverford’s charity ball. Because her favorite charity—and ours—is education […]

“Christmas” Gifts For My Readers

  Christmas in July—and August as well! The heat here is oppressive. Thinking about the winter holidays may just be what we need to cool down. Here is a gift and a giveaway. Take a chance! You might win. Click here for a gift From Caroline Warfield Click here for even more from the Bluestocking […]