Romance in the Limelight:   Captivated by the Viscount

I am pleased today to have as my guest Regency romance author, Emily Windsor, whose latest release is Captivated by the Viscount. It is a novella, part of Emily’s The Captivating Debutantes series. Even better, it is set in the Regency, my favorite period in history. Novellas are ideal when you only have a short time to slip back into the Regency, perhaps when you get a summer afternoon to yourself, and simply have to know how the story ends before you put down the book. Particularly when the hero has kidnapped the heroine, for her own good. Now that he has captured her, how will he captivate her?

Captivated by the Viscount in the limelight . . .

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Historical Porto and its Role in the Peninsular War, by Alicia Quigley

Romance author, Alicia Quigley, has just released her newest Regency romance, Lady, Lover Smuggler, Spy. This story is the third in her series about the loves of the Arlingby family. The heroine in Alicia’s most recent Regency romance was a soldier’s wife during the Peninsular War, much of which took place in Portugal. Alica has just returned from a trip to Portugal, where she was able to visit the historical city of Porto. This city was the site of an important victory for General Wellington, and today, Alicia shares her research with us.

Let Alicia Quigley take you back to the days of the Peninsular War in Portugal . . .

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Last Chance to Get Deflowering Daisy

The publisher of my debut Regency romance, Deflowering Daisy, is going out of business and will soon be shutting down all operations. They have begun withdrawing all of their books for sale, in both print and eBook formats, from all web sites.

I have not yet decided whether or not I will seek other publishing options once the rights to my book are returned to me. Therefore, if you were considering buying the book and have not yet done so, I suggest that you do not procrastinate any longer. I understand both formats of Deflowering Daisy will become unavailable within the next few weeks.

My deepest gratitude to all of you who did buy a copy of my book!

How I Found Out Where to Go and Got There by Alice Orr

Alice Orr’s most recent book in her Riverton Road Romantic Suspense series, A Villain for Vanessa, has just been released. This is the fourth book in the series, quite an accomplishment for any author, but particularly for an author who felt real trepidation at the idea of writing a series of books. Nevertheless, with the encouragement of friends and colleagues, Alice determined to embark on this adventure and has succeeded very well indeed. Today, Alice shares the story of her adventure in writing with us.

Without further ado, how Alice got there . . .

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Romance in the Limelight:   Tempting Sophie

Zoë Mullins has just released her newest novel, Tempting Sophie. It is a very steamy contemporary romance in which the love life of the heroine, Sophie, has become rather tangled as she battles cancer. How will she sort things out between the two important men in her life?

Tempting Sophie in the limelight . . .

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Romance in the Limelight:   Shrouded Passions

I am very pleased to put Faye Hall’s brand new historical romance novel, Shrouded Passions, in the limelight today. Faye lives in the land down-under and she sets her passionate romances in her homeland of Australia. This new book is a second time around story with a dangerous twist. The heroine, whom the hero believes to be dead, has returned to the scene of her attempted murder some years later in order to find the killer who tried to snuff out her life. As the danger mounts, will she finally reveal herself to the hero, a man to whom she is still powerfully attracted?

Shrouded Passions in the limelight . . .

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Interview with Mandi Benet, Author of To Rome With Love

I am very pleased today to feature debut romance author, Mandi Benet. Earlier this month, Mandi released her first romance novel, a contemporary love story set, as you can guess from the title, in the Eternal City, Rome. Her debut novel, To Rome With Love, is the first in a series entitled Love in the City. Mandi’s heroine is a talented chef who pays a visit to Rome while on the rebound. There she encounters a handsome, irresistible Italian, and despite the fact she has sworn off men, particularly those of the Italian variety, sparks fly. Will those sparks explode into true love?

Please welcome Mandi Benet . . .

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