A WIP: She will not marry

For WiP Wednesday, a bit from The Price of Glory. While sketching damage to ancient ruins in order to document it, an rather intimate conversation on marriage ensues. I thought I’d share my inspiration/image of the characters too. ***** “Your parents’ marriage must have been unhappy,” he said, surprising her with his perceptive insight. She […]

Because It Is Impossible

An excerpt: I’ve had moonlight on my mind lately. ***** “We’re still weeks from Khartoum, Sekhmet. Bashkim—” Use of the nickname made her lips curl up into a smile. “Neither Bashkim nor Khartoum has anything to do with it. You have your work, your goals.” “And you have yours.” He shifted and tried to cradle […]

The Work Has Many Parts

What do you think of when I say I’m “writing?” I suspect most people envision the creation of the first draft of a book, the putting of words on paper, er, or into a word processor, This week I’ve been putting down words, creating new prose, at a steady pace. So. Writing. In some ways […]

7 Things I Learned During My Work In Progress

My current work in progress begins in India. The hero, alas, is court martial-ed unfairly and forced to resign his commission. He has no choice but to take his half-caste children to England before he… Never mind, that’s a story for another time. He returns to England. My challenge became how to get him there, […]

Slipping into Ancient Egypt

Highlighting Historical Romance We’re pleased to help Nancy Fraser celebrate the cover for her new release, The Eye of The Pharaoh. Publicist Teri Hunter has her hands full promoting Professor Joshua Cain and his new non-fiction book, The Pharaoh’s Mummy. She’s not convinced it’s even possible to turn this absent-minded, modern-day, Indiana Jones into a […]