Winter Blog Hop! Day 3 – Cynthia Blackburn

Today’s guest is Cynthia Blackburn, one of my critique partners from the Passionate Critters. Cynthia is celebrating a bunch of firsts this weekend–her first regency romance, her first self-published book, and her first book blast with me! ūüôā Her Regency romance, A Rogue of One’s Own, releases Sunday, December 4. Happy book birthday, Cyn! A Read More

Book Blast Friday: Tricia Schneider, Pirates, and a Giveaway!

Happy Friday, everyone! Today I’m spotlighting the new release from fellow historical Wild Rose author, Tricia Schneider. Tricia’s latest novel, The Pirate’s Lady, releases today. Happy Book Birthday, Tricia! Captain Marco Dante was captured and sentenced to hang two years ago, but he escaped before his punishment was carried out. Now he’s come back to Read More

Taking Tea

I apologize, my friends, for my sad neglect of this blog. I have no excuse, really, beyond being busy and inefficient, and, if truth be told, possessing a certain degree of laziness. But never mind, I am back, so I hope I am forgiven. Lately I have been thinking about tea and scones far more than Read More

Book Blast Friday: Cover Reveal!

Happy Friday, everyone!¬†I’m sure you’ve all been waiting with breathless anticipation–or possibly not–but¬†finally,¬†the time has come to reveal my beautiful cover for my¬†third book featuring the Tenwick family. Tempting Mr. Jordan is set six¬†years after my first book, Stirring Up the Viscount,¬†and features Jonathan Tenwick’s¬†younger sister, Julia, all grown up. After four unsuccessful London seasons, Read More

Summer Vacation, Victorian-Style, AND Two Giveaways!

We’re starting our weekend early at the blog today, just because–it’s summer! I always think of summer as a lazy, quiet time, with long evenings spent on the patio with a glass of wine, vacations in¬†locales exotic, familiar, and somewhere in between,¬†and schlepping the kid to day camp. Naturally, his favorite camp is a 25 Read More

Historical Cover Reveal–Tricia Schneider

Happy Friday, kids! For Book Blast Friday (I know, I haven’t done one in a while), I’m doing a cover reveal for fellow Wild Rose historical author Tricia Schneider. Check out her gorgeous new cover for her upcoming release, The Pirate’s Lady!   Captain Marco Dante was captured and sentenced to hang two years ago, Read More

Author Interview: DeeDee Lane

So it’s been awhile since I’ve done an author interview, but I’m jumping back into the fray with a special Thursday edition of an interview with fellow Wild Rose author DeeDee Lane. DeeDee’s latest release, My Law Man, is¬†a time travel novella set in the Old West. Welcome, DeeDee! Hi Marin and All, My name Read More

Happy Father’s Day!

Wishing all the fathers out there the happiest of Father’s Days. And because I am far too lazy today to write two blog posts, I will direct you to my post about Victorian fathers at Heart-Shaped Glasses. ¬†I hope you’ll take a moment to stop by.

Victorian Fashion

I am not a fashion maven. I am a jeans and t-shirt kind of girl, unless I’m wearing Chico’s Travelers Collection, which look stylish but feel like pajamas. (Need I say more?)¬†I¬†have one favorite pair of shoes for each season and I wear them until they fall apart, at which time I spend hours online Read More