Winter Blog Hop Day 19 – Happy Book Birthday to Me!

Today on the hop I’m featuring yours truly. ūüôā ¬†Today is release day for my third book, Tempting Mr. Jordan. I really love this book, which tells the story of Julia Tenwick (Jonathan’s little sister from Stirring Up the Viscount, all grown up). I hope you like it too! (And do scroll to the end […]

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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, […]

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Musings on an Anniversary

This weekend marks a year since my first book was published. I actually almost missed it–I was sitting in a hockey rink (as usual) watching the kid practice, when I got that Facebook “you’ve got memories” reminder, and there it was. A year ago, I was giddy with excitement, celebrating with many friends, drinking champagne, […]

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Johnson’s Island

So now that Secret Promise is loose in the world, I wanted to share some interesting facts about the time period in which the book¬†is set. Secret Promise takes place primarily in England in 1867, just after the American Civil War. The book‚Äôs hero, Edward Mason, had left England about seven years before, to deliver¬†a […]

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Father’s Day–Better Late than Never

I was supposed to post this last Sunday, but I was traveling from Oklahoma to Missouri and, well, too lazy to write anything. So today, in a belated tribute to Father’s Day, I thought I’d write about notable fathers in romance novels–I’m referring specifically to¬†the father of the hero or heroine, not heroes who are […]

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Grey Towers of Durham

  My debut novel, Stirring Up the Viscount, takes place in County Durham in northeast England. I lived in Durham for a year in the mid-80s, while I attended the University of Durham. I was struck by the city‚Äôs beauty and grit back then, and found it an inspiring¬†setting for a romance all these (many, […]

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My Book Birthday, and a Giveaway!

Today’s the day! My debut novel, Stirring Up the Viscount, officially releases today from The Wild Rose Press. I am alternately excited and terrified. It’s a funny thing, a book birthday. Not unlike sending your kid to school for the first time. Is she wearing the right clothes? Will the other kids like him? Will […]

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Revelations

So, today is my birthday–I won’t tell you which one–and I received the coolest present: Gorgeous, no? I love the soft, elegant romance of it. Many, many thanks to the talented cover artist, Debbie Taylor. I have to tell you, this whole cover business has been kind of weird. Theodora has been living in my head […]

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