Firm Dates~and other news

April sped by in a whirlwind of writing, group promotion, and upheaval. I’m happy to report that The Upright Son has been handed to the editor and is on schedule to release on June 30. Alas I don’t have a presale date yet. It will be tight, possibly the first week in June. I’m anxious […]

WIP: An Unexpected Confrontation

The earl and Delia differ in every possible way, no way more than in their child rearing ideas. After an accident David has forbidden his children from going near hers. His daughter responds in predictable fashion: by running down to the neighboring house. *** “This young lady arrived on my doorstep and threw herself on […]

The Call for Reform

Did you know that demands for economic and political reform reached a crisis point in the years after Waterloo? The country experienced a recession in the aftermath of the wars and unemployment skyrocketed, aggravated by hoards of returning soldiers looking for work. Prices rose at the same time, while Parliament refused to reform the Corn […]

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 […]

Fathers Know

The Upright Son is, as I said, off like a herd of turtles. Father and son encountered a group of children wading in a creek on the Clarion Estate. They turned out to be the new renters in the dower house. Neither father nor son could quite get the, er, unusual group out of their […]