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This book is a first for several reasons. It was the first contemporary I wrote. I started my writing career with traditional Regencies, and one of them (not yet published) was a Golden Heart finalist. Not long afterwards, the Regency... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2019 at All About the Writing
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That's what Lord Benedict and Lady Sommerwood will try to find out. It all starts when he asks if she can help him escape the attentions of his friend's besotted sisters. When she agrees, they plot how to make it... Continue reading
Posted Feb 9, 2019 at All About the Writing
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This is one of my favorite books, partly because it has three separate romances, all connected by one of my fave characters, the Dowager Lady Thornham. She first appeared in Lord Rakehell's Love (which I featured last week), and in... Continue reading
Posted Jan 20, 2019 at All About the Writing
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The first scene that appears in my mind as a new story idea is not always the first scene of the book. It would make things easier if it was, since that scene usually depicts a moment when a character's... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2019 at All About the Writing
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I'm in planning mode, trying to get this year's writing projects on the calendar, so I can schedule editor appointments and decide which books will get published in 2019. It's easy to feel overwhelmed because I'm looking at a whole... Continue reading
Posted Jan 6, 2019 at All About the Writing
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I updated the copyright date on my blog, as I do every year, and it hit me: I started this in 2009. A whopping ten years ago! It doesn't feel like that much time has zipped by, and yet I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2019 at All About the Writing
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Book 1 of The Matchmaking Earl Series Juliana, Lady Courtenay, is no stranger to scandal. Not after her late husband died in the bed of another man. Now that the mourning period for her unwanted marriage is over, she is... Continue reading
Posted Oct 14, 2018 at All About the Writing
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Juliana, Lady Courtenay, is no stranger to scandal. Not after her late husband died in the bed of another man. Now that the mourning period for her unwanted marriage is over, she is impatient to celebrate her freedom—and what better... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2018 at All About the Writing
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Juliana, Lady Courtenay, is a widow whose husband caused quite the scandal when he died in another man's bed. Now that her mourning period is over, she is eager to have her very first love affair, and the man she... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2018 at All About the Writing
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You can get Where Have All The Scoundrels Gone? for a mere 99 cents -- that's 33 cents per scoundrel! Yes, this book has three scoundrels falling in love, in three interconnected stories (thanks to their meddling matchmaking aunt). Grab... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2018 at All About the Writing
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I had already chosen this photo for the cover of Where Have All The Scoundrels Gone?, but I didn't realize at the time that it would play a part in the story. One of the stories, actually, since this book... Continue reading
Posted Apr 7, 2018 at All About the Writing
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Show your e-reader some love! Lord Midnight, Lord Rakehell's Love, and Lord Wastrel are available in this boxed set for 99 cents--but only for one more week. Lord Midnight Lord Midnight, a dashing highwayman, lives for revenge against the uncle... Continue reading
Posted Feb 10, 2018 at All About the Writing
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Where Have All the Scoundrels Gone? received a wonderful review from InD'Tale magazine. It was given 4.5 stars, which earned it a Crowned Heart. Here's a sneak peek: You can read the entire review here (and find lots of other... Continue reading
Posted Jan 14, 2018 at All About the Writing
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I didn't think it was possible to see a preview of a book when it was on pre-order, but I just discovered one place where you can. Click here and you'll get to see the first part of Chapter 1... Continue reading
Posted Jan 7, 2018 at All About the Writing
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Only 8 more days before you can read the romance between Tess and Tony. If you're in freezing cold temperatures (like me!), this might help heat you up. Here's the blurb, and I'll post an excerpt soon-ish. ~~~~~ All of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 1, 2018 at All About the Writing
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All of London knows Lord Travender’s heart is a prize that cannot be won. An inveterate gambler, he’s willing to risk everything on the turn of a card or prime racing stock, yet never on the unpredictability of love. Until... Continue reading
Posted Dec 11, 2017 at All About the Writing
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While I'm finishing a few little tweaks to this book, I thought I'd post the cover so you can see what's coming soon. It was tricky finding just the right cover pic but as soon as I saw this, I... Continue reading
Posted Nov 26, 2017 at All About the Writing
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Here's a little peak at what is coming out next. Right now I'm doing a few tweaks and edits, and finalizing the cover with Carrie of Cheeky Covers. It should be up for pre-order soon-ish, so make sure you're signed... Continue reading
Posted Nov 12, 2017 at All About the Writing
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I bought a new salted caramel candy bar today, and it reminded me of this guest post I did a long time ago, and I thought I'd share. Uh, I meant the post, not the candy bar! ~~~~~ How did... Continue reading
Posted Sep 16, 2017 at All About the Writing
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Every book I write starts with a seemingly random scene, which piques my curiosity, and then I have to figure out what happens next, and what happened before. I knew Where Have All The Scoundrels Gone? would have three heroes... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2017 at All About the Writing
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I'm working on the last book in The Curse of True Love series, titled The Debutante's Wager, which is scheduled to release before the end of the year. Well, it's meant to be the last, but with Aphrodite playing matchmaker,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 2, 2017 at All About the Writing
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Did you know I have a series called The Matchmaking Earl? You may not, since both stories are currently part of the Desire After Dark anthologies. As with most things, this series was not planned. It evolved after an ironic... Continue reading
Posted Jun 24, 2017 at All About the Writing
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I only have one hero at the moment who is a father. (The rest of them are in a pre-fatherhood state, having just found their lady loves, so we need to give them time...) One day Lord Wastrel learns, to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 18, 2017 at All About the Writing
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Where Have All the Scoundrels Gone? That is precisely what the Dowager Lady Thornham wants to know. She devotes her days to reading every scandalous morsel published about London's rakes and rogues, but lately it seems they have all settled... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at All About the Writing
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Where Have All the Scoundrels Gone? That is precisely what the Dowager Lady Thornham wants to know. She devotes her days to reading every scandalous morsel published about London's rakes and rogues, but lately it seems they have all settled... Continue reading
Posted Jun 2, 2017 at All About the Writing