Lily Dalton is celebrating the release of Never Surrender to a Scoundrel! She stopped by the virtual offices to share a guest post, as well as an excerpt from her latest book. There is also a giveaway you can enter!
Five Things Dominick, the Spy, Doesn’t Leave Home Without by Lily Dalton Read more
This morning I have a review of Jennifer McQuiston’s novella, Her Highland Fling, as well as an excerpt and an awesome giveaway. Enjoy!
I am always game to read a novella. Their compact length makes them perfect to squeeze into an overloaded reading schedule, and for authors I haven’t read previously, it gives me a good idea whether or not I want to make the time commitment for a longer book. When I saw Her Highland Fling, I was intrigued. I’ve picked up a couple of Jennifer McQuiston’s other works, but I haven’t gotten around to actually loading them on my Kindle yet, so I was more than happy to download this and start reading. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Karen! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Karen Ranney] She never gave up.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about your book?
[Karen Ranney] In Your Wildest Scottish Dreams is the story of a woman who had always loved a man, but allowed her pride to get in the way. Once she returned home, older, wiser, and a little damaged, she realized that her past was a huge barrier to happiness. Lennox must never know what she’d done. Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway from one of my favorite authors, Julia Quinn. Enjoy!
To quote that book his sister had read two dozen times, it was a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife. Read more
Miranda Neville dropped by the virtual offices to share a special guest post. Don’t forget to enter for your chance to win a copy of her book, too!
Top 5 complaints from Julian’s household staff)
Before Julian Fortescue unexpectedly inherited the title of Duke of Denford, he had a single manservant who doesn’t appear in any of my books but whose name is Cumberbatch. (And if you wonder why I just picked that name you are right.) Once he came into both title and money he had to hire a lot more staff for Fortescue House in London and they aren’t all happy.
Monsieur Albert, the French chef
Oo la la dites donc, Monsieur le duc does not appreciate the genius of Albert. The keetchen she is filthy like a peeg sty and the other servants are idiots.
Note: Monsieur Albert quickly departs after a brief appearance in The Duke of Dark Desires. The kitchen becomes more hygienic. Read more
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Sherri! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Sherri Browning] Curious, Creative, Witty, Determined, Indulgent.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about An Affair Downstairs? Read more
This morning Jessica Peterson stopped by for a chat, and she brought along a copy of her latest release for you to win!
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Jessica! Describe yourself in five words or less.
[Jessica Peterson] Books, country music, romance, wine.
[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you tell us a little about The Millionaire Rogue?
[Jessica Peterson] Sure! This book was so much fun to write. A couple of years ago I was researching the Hope Diamond and discovered it appeared, mysteriously, in 1812 London. This was the spark for my HOPE DIAMOND TRILOGY. How fun to set a trio of romances amidst the intrigue of a cursed diamond with a checkered past? I couldn’t resist! Read more
I have an excerpt and giveaway for Vanessa Kelly’s latest release, How to Plan a Wedding for a Royal Spy. Enjoy!
How to Plan a Wedding for a Royal Spy
Renegade Royals # 3
By: Vanessa Kelly
Releasing January 6th, 2014
Zebra / Kensington
Whether as spies or lovers, the Renegade Royals—illegitimate sons of England’s Royal Princes—are bold, skillful, and a force to be reckoned with…
A war hero returned from Waterloo should be able to indulge in a bit of bad behavior. Instead, Captain William Endicott is summoned by his father, the Duke of York, to investigate an assassination plot. The unlikely suspect: William’s former sweetheart. Will can’t believe that innocent Evie Whitney could be mixed up in anything so nefarious. Then again, almost everything about Evie has changed—except for his body’s instinctive response to hers… Read more