STORY: Miss Harriet Peabody dreams of the day she can open up a shop selling refashioned gowns to independent working women like herself. Unfortunately, when an errand for her millinery shop job goes sadly awry due to a difficult customer, she finds herself out of an income. Mr. Oliver Addleshaw is on the verge of his… Continue reading ‘After a Fashion’ by Jen Turano
Month: March 2015
Sam Heughan’s Q&A on Facebook!
Couple of days ago STARZ announced that they'll have Sam Heughan over at their Outlander FB page answering our questions ... And here he is ... Hi Sam! Have you done any screen tests with possible Brees or Rogers? Sam Heughan Not yet but do know a few actors who are auditioning! Exciting times! Hey Sam!… Continue reading Sam Heughan’s Q&A on Facebook!
Spotlight on Cara Elliott and ‘Scandalously Yours’!
My 'Scandalously Yours' heroine’s Top 5 Favorite Historical Movie Heroes would be: [If Olivia had Netflix, that is!] 1. Cary Elwes in The Princess Bride 2. Matthew Macfadyen in Pride & Prejudice 3. Benedict Cumberbatch in Sherlock 4. Ioan Gruffuld as Horatio in the Hornblower series 5. Peter O’Toole in Lawrence of Arabia What are… Continue reading Spotlight on Cara Elliott and ‘Scandalously Yours’!
Spotlight on Gina Conkle and ‘The Lady Meets Her Match’!
Today we're asking historical romance author Gina Conkle one question as we help her celebrate her latest book The Lady Meets Her Match, which will be out in April. And here's our question for her “Ask Gina Spotlight Tour”! Did any scenes have you crying or laughing while writing it? I got emotional when Claire turned… Continue reading Spotlight on Gina Conkle and ‘The Lady Meets Her Match’!
‘The Lady Meets Her Match’ by Gina Conkle
STORY: Locating Her Is Only Half The Battle... Cyrus Ryland didn't become England's wealthiest bachelor by being a pushover, but the mysterious beauty he discovers sneaking around at his grand ball inflames his curiosity. When the clock chimes midnight, and she's nowhere to be found, Cyrus vows to scour all of London to uncover who she… Continue reading ‘The Lady Meets Her Match’ by Gina Conkle
‘A Dangerous Passion’ by E. E. Burke
STORY: Will love survive when passion and ambition collide? Henry Stevens has sacrificed everything, including his honor, to build a railroad empire. At the worst possible time a rival shows up who could destroy him, unless he can devise a plan. Life in a small village is too quiet, too ordinary for a free spirit like… Continue reading ‘A Dangerous Passion’ by E. E. Burke
‘Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest’ by Jen Doll
STORY: Weddings. They’re fun, festive, and joyful, and at a time when people marry later in life—and sometimes not at all—they offer endless opportunities to reexamine love and what we want for ourselves, regardless of whether or not our aim is a walk down the aisle. In Save the Date, Jen Doll charts the course of… Continue reading ‘Save the Date: The Occasional Mortifications of a Serial Wedding Guest’ by Jen Doll
‘My Seductive Innocent’ by Julie Johnstone
STORY: Miss Sophia Vane, a hoyden of the first order, makes an unlikely match when she weds Nathaniel Ellison, the rich and wary Duke of Scarsdale. What starts with an unexpected friendship soon blooms into a fiery passion. But a betrayal plunges Sophia into the thorny world of London Society and entangles her in a labyrinth… Continue reading ‘My Seductive Innocent’ by Julie Johnstone
‘Paris in Love’ by Eloisa James
STORY: n 2009, New York Times bestselling author Eloisa James took a leap that many people dream about: she sold her house, took a sabbatical from her job as a Shakespeare professor, and moved her family to Paris. Paris in Love: A Memoir chronicles her joyful year in one of the most beautiful cities in the… Continue reading ‘Paris in Love’ by Eloisa James
‘The Removers: A Memoir’ by Andrew Meredith
STORY: A dark, poignant, and emotionally brave coming-of-age memoir: the story of a young man who, by handling the dead, makes peace with the living. For almost twenty years I mistook my father’s downfall as my own. But it wasn’t. It was not my sister’s either, nor my mother’s. A literature professor at La Salle University,… Continue reading ‘The Removers: A Memoir’ by Andrew Meredith