Interview with Sophia Nash, Author of The Once and Future Duchess

 

I’m thrilled to welcome Sophia Nash to the virtual offices today! 

[Manga Maniac Cafe]  Good morning, Sophia! Describe yourself in five words or less.

[Sophia Nash] Mother, friend, artist, fearless, directionally-challenged (that’s 2 words, but will count as one)

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about your book?

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Meet Colin Pearce from Mischief by Moonlight by Emily Greenwood and Giveaway

[Manga Maniac Café]  Good morning, Emily and Colin!  Thank  you for visiting so early in the morning.

[Emily Greenwood] Hello, and thank you very much for having me back at the Café to celebrate the release of MISCHIEF BY MOONLIGHT. And how nice of you to invite my hero, Colin Pearce, the Earl of Ivorwood, for a chat. I warn you, though, if the average man doesn’t like to talk about his feelings, Colin is worse.  And he definitely has feelings for my heroine, Miss Josie Cardworthy.

[Manga Maniac Cafe]  Welcome, Colin!  Can you describe yourself in five words or less.

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Review: Curses and Smoke by Vicky Alvear Shecter

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Okay, wow, Curses and Smoke put me through an emotional meat grinder.  I was a bit hesitant to read a book based on the eruption of Mount Vesuvius, mainly because I had reservations about receiving a happy ever after.  I mean, this story is framed around one of the greatest natural disasters of the ancient world.  I can’t imagine how the people of Pompeii felt during the earthquake, and then when the mountain exploded with a deafening boom, vomiting a deadly mix of debris 20 miles into the air.  I know how I would feel, and I at least understand some of the science behind the event.  Not so for the citizens of Pompeii.

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Novella Review: A Cowboy Unmatched by Karen Witemeyer

May Contain Spoilers

Review:

I don’t read many Inspirational romances because I don’t like having the religious aspects shoved down my throat.  I took a chance on A Cowboy Unmatched because the cover is cute, and because it’s a novella.  I figured it couldn’t be too overwhelming considering the length, and there are several other books by the author I am itching to try, but I wanted a less expensive introduction to her writing.  After reading this, I am game to give a few others a go.

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