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Releasing Soon! FORTUNE’S DRAGON by Meara Platt ~ Be charmed by destiny’s call for true love!

Title: Fortune’s Dragon Fortune’s of Fate Series, Book 5 Author: Meara Platt Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Story Setting: Scarborough, England, 1805; 1815 Pages: 151 Publication Date: May 28, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07PP3XP2W   Publisher’s Summary: … Continue reading

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Husband and wife team write a winner! Just released HIGHLAND CROWN, pen name May McGoldrick. Do you like your Scottish reads with bullets flying, daggers swishing, simple men who are bigger than life and don’t know it? Where heroine is not only a doctor of days where women weren’t, but driven to protect the weak and injured even though it puts her life in peril? I say, enjoy! Loved it!

ABOUT HIGHLAND CROWN: Scottish pride, persuasion, and passion—this is Highland romance at its breathtaking best. Inverness, 1820 Perched on the North Sea, this port town—by turns legendary and mythological—is a place where Highland rebels and English authorities clash in a … Continue reading

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Review: THE PURSUITS OF LORD KIT CAVANAUGH by Stephanie Laurens ~ a Victorian frolic with a demure, yet fierce when angered heroine and a Lord who woos her using kid gloves! Plot is propelled forward by engaging dialogue complex characters in a setting of mystery and suspense.

Title: The Pursuits of Lord Kit Cavanaugh The Cavanaughs, Book 2 Author: Stephanie Laurens Genre: Historical Romance Pages: 384 Published by: MIRA; Original edition Publication Date: April 30, 2019 ASIN: B07FDCSNP8   Publisher’s Summary: Bold and clever, THE CAVANAUGHS are … Continue reading

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Review: LAWFULLY OURS by Jo Grafford ~ Do you like your reads with emotional themes and interesting plots? Join Jo Grafford as she shares her tale.

I first started reading Jo Grafford with her Lost Colony Series.  I adored that series.  Her writing style and characters are authentic, pulling me into their world of emotion, suspense and tragedy.  I highly recommend her books. Title: Lawfully Ours  … Continue reading

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Just Released: Amy Jarecki’s Book 2 THE DUKE’S UNTAMED DESIRE from the Devilish Dukes Series ~ review follows

Title:  The Duke’s Untamed Desire Devilish Dukes, Book 2 Author: Amy Jarecki Genre: Historical Romance, Regency Story Setting: England, 1818 Pages: 267 Published Date: April 2, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07MHJMQCB   Publisher’s Summary: He’s the … Continue reading

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Delightful series! One which will charm your socks right off your feet! Just released: THE GOODBYE CAFE by Mariah Stewart

  THE GOODBYE CAFÉ The Hudson Sisters series, Book 3 On sale March 26, 2019 Trade Paperback • Price: $16.00 • ISBN: 9781501145124 eBook • Price: $7.99 • ISBN: 9781501145162   The Hudson Sisters Series: The Last Chance Matinee The … Continue reading

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Book Tour with Sherilyn Decter: TASTING THE APPLE, Review & Giveaway

When you hear the word Prohibition, you have images of Flappers, gangsters, and jazz–at least I do. But there was also a lot of mystery in the Roaring 20s. Today we get a chance to see how the ghost of … Continue reading

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New Release: WHEN A HIGHLANDER WEDS A HELLION by Julie Johnstone

Title: When a Highlander Weds a Hellion Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts, Book 8 Author: Julie Johnstone Genre: Historical Romance, Scottish Pages: 180 Publication Date: March 22, 2019 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B07NVVSRMV Highlander Vows: Entangled Hearts Series … Continue reading

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Audiobook Review: RISE OF THE DEFENDER ~ a humongous book and an amazing listen!

Title: Rise of the Defender de Lohr Dynasty Author: Kathryn Le Veque Genre: Historical Romance, Medieval Pages: 810 Published by: Dragonblade Publishing, Inc. Published Date: January 26, 2014 Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC ASIN: B00C61D40E Narrated by: Brian J. … Continue reading

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My Big Takeaway From Studying Crafting Dialogue is…

A lot hinges on good dialogue.  If it sucks, your story will. This is the last blog I’ll be posting on crafting dialogue.  It has been a very pleasant part of my journey.  I never realized how much a writer … Continue reading

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