Is It Really About Me?

Is It Really About Me? I found myself in interesting territory, while writing the eleventh installment of the Scandalous Scions series. The heroine in the story is an artist, and facing the age-old decision of art-or-everything-else. I'm not a painter, but my daughter-in-law is a talent, prize-winning artist, so I've picked up odd bits here

2019-06-05T12:13:42-06:00Thursday, June 6, 2019|Categories: Historical Romance, Upcoming Books|Tags: , |

#1 Hot New Releases! – Best Sellers in Historical Australian & Oceanian Fiction

#1 Hot New Releases! Best Sellers in Historical Australian & Oceanian Fiction It's lovely seeing that little orange #1 flag pop up on a book on Amazon. Degree of Solitude carried the flag for days and days:   Currently, it is #2 in that categories' hot new releases list, and #12 in the overall category. Even

2019-04-12T14:00:20-06:00Monday, April 15, 2019|Categories: Historical Romance, New Release|Tags: , , |

Wash Your Hands, Dammit!

Wash Your Hands, Dammit! It's pretty common and far easier to think of the "Victorian Era" as one unchanging snapshot in time, where the women wore pretty things and the men were all gentlemen and lords. The Victorian era, though, lasted 64 years, from 20 June, 1837 until Queen Victoria's death on 22 January, 1901​.  In

Massive Romance Giveaway. ONE WEEKEND ONLY. Last Day!

Massive Romance Giveaway. Last Day! This one-weekend-only giveaway ends today. There is a massive (114 books, so far) giveaway happening on BookFunnel right now. It only lasts until Monday, so don't wait. The giveaway includes all sub-genres of romance, and there are no sample chapters or partials -- they're all full books. Jump to the

2019-02-01T08:41:03-06:00Monday, February 4, 2019|Categories: Deals and Discounts, Freebies, Historical Romance|Tags: , , , |

Massive Romance (all sub-genres) Giveaway. ONE WEEKEND ONLY.

Massive Romance (all sub-genres) Giveaway. ONE WEEKEND ONLY.   There is a massive (114 books, so far) giveaway happening on BookFunnel right now. It only lasts until Monday, so don't wait. The giveaway includes all sub-genres of romance, and there are no sample chapters or partials -- they're all full books. Jump to

2019-01-25T07:34:38-06:00Thursday, January 31, 2019|Categories: Deals and Discounts, Freebies, Historical Romance|Tags: , , , |

I Hit #1 *and* #2 Spots on Amazon!

  Is that not a beautiful sight? It's certainly the first time it's happened to me -- even in this "tiny" category! Check out Degree of Solitude here, and Rules of Engagement here.   Cheers, . Take my stories on a test run.  4 full novels free.  Sign up below. [More details here]

Too Ugly To Show You.

Unlike most of the heroes in Romanceland, Daniel, the hero of Degree of Solitude, is a scarred "monster" that hides away in the wilds of Wales. When I explained his general appearance to Dar Albert, the cover artist who designs nearly all my covers, I knew it would be a challenge to make him both hideous

The Latest Scandal Hits The Shelves

Book 7 of the Scandalous Scions series was released a few days ago. I've mentioned before and elsewhere how much fun I had writing this particular book.  It was one of those bonus books that authors sometimes talk about, when the story "falls out" of them. That's what Season of Denial did for me.  Unlike many of

2018-10-02T08:06:51-06:00Tuesday, October 2, 2018|Categories: Historical Romance, New Release|Tags: , , |