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 […]

Blessed Are Those Who Mourn

Highlighting the facts behind the fiction with Jude Knight on mourning in the Regency Era. In the novella I am currently writing, my duchess is coming to terms with being a widow and, at the same time, losing her job. So I’ve been checking up on mourning customs. As in so many things, we look […]

Alone in a Crowd: an Excerpt

The Defiant Daughter, the second of the Ashmead Heirs, has gone to beta readers. Here is a bit from early on. Lady Madelyn has been lured to London by invitations from her brothers and a plea from her stepson. She thought she preferred her solitude. She is beginning to realize she does not. ***** The […]

A Widow’s Salvation

Becky Lower (one of my partners at History Imagined) and I have new releases, both of which  are parts of series, coming out this month. We thought it might be fun to compare notes by answering the same four questions. My contribution went live yesterday on Becky’s Blog. Here are Becky’s answers: Tell me about […]