Friday Reads: The Duke’s Disaster

Friday, April 24th, 2015 | Friday Reads, Grace Burrowes | No Comments

For the last couple of weeks, I have been on a Grace Burrowes kick, and what a fun kick it has been. Whether writing Regency, Victorian, or modern romance, Ms. Burrowes always  delivers a wonderful story and characters I fall in love with. This week’s sample, her latest Regency, THE DUKE’S DISASTER is no exception. I am loving every minute of it.

 

The Duke’s Disaster by Grace Burrowes

Book Description:

Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, exercises the pragmatism for which he’s infamous when his preferred choice of bride cries off, and her companion, Lady Thea Collins, becomes his next choice for his duchess. Lady Thea’s mature, sensible and even rather attractive-what could possibly go wrong?

As a lady fallen on hard times, Thea doesn’t expect tender sentiments from His Grace, but she does wish Noah had courted her trust, lest her past turn their hastily arranged marriage into a life of shared regrets. Is His Grace courting a convenient wife, or a beautiful disaster?

Praise for Grace Burrowes:
“Burrowes has a knack for giving fresh twists to genre tropes and developing them in unexpected and delightful directions [with] consistently excellent writing, deep and layered stories, and intelligent and compassionate characters.” -Publishers Weekly
“Warmth, sensuality, and humor infuse Burrowes’ writing.” -Booklist
“Burrowes continues to captivate and enchant!” -Fresh Fiction

Writing My Regency Fantasy

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015 | Regency England, Regency Romance | No Comments

One of the main reasons I love writing about my own version of Regency England is that I get to live vicariously through my characters.

They take tea in a duchess’ house every day, often with cream cakes.

Tea Set

The ladies get to wear beautiful gowns, even if all they do is go out walking, take ices at Gunter’s, or view the lion in the Royal Menagerie.

 

 

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And they get  to visit houses like these…

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It’s really no wonder why I love turning on my computer everyday, and watching the antics of my characters unfold. They are not the only ones having a good time.

Photo of the Week

Monday, April 20th, 2015 | Photo of the Week | No Comments

Regency Garden

The Regency garden at the Thomas Owens House in Savannah…missing that city. I think I need to go for a visit…

Happy Monday All!

Friday Reads

Friday, April 17th, 2015 | Friday Reads, Grace Burrowes | No Comments

I am reading a lovely quartet of novellas from Grace Burrowes, one of my favorite Regency/Victorian/Historical/Contemporary authors. Ms. Burrowes is prolific, and writes in a lot of categories, much to my everlasting reading joy.

This week I am indulging myself in THE DUKE’S COURTSHIP, and loving every minute of it. For the first time, I am reading Ms. Burrowes’ take on Georgian England, and I am intrigued. I can’t recommend these highly enough. Hit the link below, and take a look.

Happy weekend all!

The Duke’s Courtship

Quote of the Week

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015 | Quote of the Week | No Comments

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“Sometimes you wake up. Sometimes the fall kills you. And sometimes, when you fall, you fly.”

Neil Gaiman

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