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Spotlight on Grace Burrowes and ‘Too Scot to Handle’

GB'sTop Five Must See places in Scotland Neil Gow’s oak on the banks of the River Tay (because the walk to the oak is lovely) Skara Brae and the Ring of Brodgar on Orkney The Royal Mile in Edinburgh The Culloden Memorial and museum The Robert Burns Museum in Alloway BOOK BLURB: A Man With… Continue reading Spotlight on Grace Burrowes and ‘Too Scot to Handle’

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“Where Dreams Merge” by Maureen Driscoll

I’m so glad that this story is out. I loved it and highly recommend it. It will make you laugh out loud and warm your heart. Grab it now!


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“Where Dreams Merge (Jasmine Cottage #2)”

Author: Maureen Driscoll

Genre: Historical Romance/Victorian/Gothic

Release Date: July 20, 2017

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The second book in the Jasmine Cottage Victorian Romance series follows Grace Moore as she matches wits with writer Carter Beckett, the Earl of Wainwright.

Grace Moore has avidly followed the career of Carter Beckett, who pens pieces for a London newspaper. Never shy to contradict him, she has sent him several letters about his work. What she didn’t expect was for the man himself to visit the country not far from where she lives, even more handsome in real life than his pen and ink picture in the paper.

Carter Beckett is restless. He is attempting to write a novel, but the words simply will not come. However, once he meets the lady who has been his most outspoken critic, he realizes he has finally found his muse. Once the two begin…

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Spotlight on Ashtyn Newbold and ‘Lies and Letters’

BOOK BLURB: Charlotte Lyons has ambitions, and she won’t let anything or anyone come in her way. When her first Season in London failed to make her a suitable match, and she failed to win the heir to Willowbourne the following summer, she is desperate to find a titled and wealthy husband, if only to… Continue reading Spotlight on Ashtyn Newbold and ‘Lies and Letters’

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Releases tomorrow, beginning of a new series, Heart of the Corsairs by Elizabeth Ellen Carter. Book one, CAPTIVE OF THE CORSAIRS

I’ve never read this author, but this book sounds very intriguing, therefore on my TBR it went!

I also thought you might be interested in it and the wonderful post as well 🙂


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35432549Title:Captive of the CorsairsHeart of the Corsairs, Book 1
Author:Elizabeth Ellen Carter
Genre: Historical Romance, Regency
Story Setting: 1814-1815
Pages: 335
Published by: Dragonblade Publishing, Inc., 1 edition
Published Date: July 21, 2017


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Bluestocking Sophia Green’s future is uncertain. Orphaned as a child and raised by the wealthy Cappleman family, she has become the companion to her attractive younger cousin, Laura, while harboring to her breast an unrequited love for Laura’s diffident brother.

Sea captain Kit Hardacre’s past is a mystery – even to him. Kidnapped by Barbary Coast pirates at the age of 10, he does not remember his parents or even his real name. All he recalls are things he would rather forget.

When Laura’s reputation is threatened by a scandal, Sophia suggests weathering the storm in Sicily with their elderly uncle, a prominent archaeologist.

Their passage to Palermo…

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‘A Diamond for a Duke’ by Collette Cameron

STORY: A dour duke and a wistful wallflower—an impossible match until fate intervenes one enchanted night. A dour duke. Jules, the Sixth Duke of Dandridge disdains Society and all its trappings, preferring the country’s solitude and peace. Already jaded and cynical since the woman he loved died years ago, he’s become even more so since… Continue reading ‘A Diamond for a Duke’ by Collette Cameron

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‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

STORY: Angelique Latham has grown up at magnificent Belgrave Castle under the loving tutelage of her father, the Duke of Westerfield, after the death of her aristocratic French mother. At eighteen she is her father's closest, most trusted child, schooled in managing their grand estate. But when he dies, her half-brothers brutally turn her out,… Continue reading ‘The Duchess’ by Danielle Steel

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Spotlight on Darcy Burke and ‘The Duke of Defiance’

  BOOK BLURB: Difficult and defiant as a child, Bran Crowther, Earl of Knighton left England as a young man to pursue independence and adventure. He never expected to inherit the title and when duty calls him home, he still finds Society’s codes constricting and others’ expectations oppressive. Nevertheless, he needs a wife to be… Continue reading Spotlight on Darcy Burke and ‘The Duke of Defiance’

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‘Romeo and Juliet: A Novel’ by David Hewson

STORY: It's a story you think you know: the age-old tale of "star-cross'd lovers"; two families at war; a romance, so pure and absolute, fated for a tragic end. It's a story so thoroughly embedded in our culture, and so frequently retold. Yet, nothing captures the spark, the possibility, and the surprise of Shakespeare's work… Continue reading ‘Romeo and Juliet: A Novel’ by David Hewson